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Join us for our 11th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5k Run/ Walk
Location: PSJA Stadium at 700 E. Gore Pharr, TX 78577 (956) 402-4550
1 Mile Kids Run: 8AM
5K Run/Walk: 9AM
T-Shirts for the first 500 participant! Top Male and Female Overall winners will be awarded $300 each and $50 for all our age group winners beginning at 19-24.
Packet Pick Up:
Parks & Recreation Office (413 E. Clark. Pharr, TX)
Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17 from 8:00am to 3:00pm.
I’m a runner. Most people who knew me pre-kids would concur. A few half marathons and miscellaneous races followed by three kids in three years has me now back at square one – itching to run again. So this year I have decided to run ONE MILE A DAY. Yup. Sounds easy and hard all […]
I am not a victim of spousal abuse. I do not easily anger or get in fist fights. However, I was recently punched in the face by a piece of workout equipment. Hard. Let me clarify. My lip was busted by a slingshotting elastic band with a mechanism fixed to its end. When it happened, […]
Raise your hand if you have a gym membership but haven’t used it since March! ME!!! I remember I saw a video on Youtube of a dad who said they wasted over $1,000 on a gym membership that they used a hand full of times. I thought to myself, that won’t be me! Boy, was […]
Have you heard of the 5K Sunchaser Series that takes place every summer in McAllen? The 5K Sunchaser Series consists of four 5K races throughout the summer. The 5K race can be completed by running or walking the 3.1 miles. One of the great things about this series is that it can be a fun family event or a […]
Rio Grande Valley Spring Games Friday May 1, 2015
May 2, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Weslaco ISD Bobby Lackey Football Stadium
– Get Directions
Available Volunteer Positions (circle desired position): Track heat sheet runners (both sides of field)Escorts – (Take groups of athletes to their stations)
1. At 5 Softball Throw Stations
2. Running and Standing Jumps (4 pits)
3. Track Staging Areas (both sides of field)Greeting buddies at finish line (both sides) Pickers at finish line Score Keepers (Individuals needed to record scores at all field events)Softball Throw Measurers and Ball RetrieversShot Put Score Keepers, measurers and retrieversMini Jav Score Keepers, measures and retrieversAwarding – Announcer, stats, etc.Award escorts (Take athletes to awards area after completing their events)
1. At 5 Softball Throws stations
2. All Jumps
3. Track (both sides)
Join us on a memorial mile virtual run (or walk) in honor of Leonard Nimoy, who passed away on February 27, 2015. Nimoy played Mr. Spock on the cult sci-fi series Star Trek. He was known around the world and in his final Tweet before he died he said, “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.”
Nimoy passed away from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). When he announced that he was suffering from COPD he wrote, “I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough. Grandpa says, quit now!!” We will be donating $5 of every registration to the COPD Foundation, who’s mission is to prevent and cure Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and to improve the lives of all people affected by COPD. We look forward to making the donation in memory of Leonard Nimoy.
What: This is a memorial mile virtual run/walk. You can choose to run one, two or three miles in honor of Mr. Nimoy (aka Mr. Spock), who is well known for the phrase Live Long and Prosper.
When: Complete your race any time between now and May 31, 2015.
*Medals will be shipped out in May 2015.
Where: You choose the course and you time yourself (you’ll report your finishing time to us).
Live Long Medal Only
Why: Because we want to honor an incredible man and the impact he had on so many people. Plus, how better can we LIVE LONG AND PROSPER than to get out and run a mile or two?
Price: The prices are listed below and include the cost of the medal, shipping and handling, and $5 of every registration will be donated to the COPD Foundation.
Three years ago I gave birth to my third child and found myself as a stay at home mom for the first time. I knew that I wanted to start running as soon as possible to help lose the baby weight but I also wanted to achieve something. I wanted to feel successful in something […]
Read more about Kelly’s Marathon experience in Part 1 – The Training. The week leading up to the marathon was the most nerve racking and anxiety filled week I have ever had! I was so nervous I was going to start too fast and run out of gas causing me to have to walk a […]