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Small Race Preview: 2017 Dragon Run (Dallas)

Are you a Star Wars fan that loves to run for a good cause? Check out the Dragon Run in Dallas on April 8th. This 5K and varying distance fun run benefits the Dallas Education Foundation, which goes directly into the schools in Dallas School District. Participants are encouraged to dress up as Star Wars characters for this year’s event.

This computer timed event includes a distance for everyone with a 1/4 mile, 1/2 mile, 1 mile, and 1.5 mile fun run in addition to the 5K option. Each distance will have a starting point somewhere between LaCreole Middle School, Whitworth Elementary, and Dallas High School. All of the events will finish on the Dallas High School track. The courses are mostly paved with about 1/2 mile (for some distances) on grass.

Shirts are only guaranteed to those that register by April 1, so register soon to support Dallas Schools and don’t forget that Star Wars costume!

Dragon Run Details

Date: Saturday, April 8

Times: 10:00 A.M. – 5K
10:10 A.M. – All other distances

Location: Whitworth Middle School, 1151 SE Miller Ave., Dallas

Entry Fees: $25 – 5K
$20 – All other distances

Race Website: Click Here

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About Annette Vaughan (271 Articles)
Annette Vaughan is a runner, personal trainer, and race director in Canby, Oregon. She began running at the age of 30 and became hooked after her first race (even though she is a self-proclaimed slow runner.) She enjoys small local races from 5Ks to half-marathons, with a 30K on the books as her longest run ever. She has also become a huge fan of obstacle course races and just can't get enough of them. Annette is the race director for Get A Clue Scavenger Race and owns a personal training studio in Canby. She believes in promoting movement, since our bodies were designed to move. The more we move, the better we move and function in everyday life.

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