ATM = A one-Tenth Marathon = 2.622 Miles
A fun/competitive race in Mike Lewis Park, Grand Prairie, TX. A mostly flat/fast, out-and-back trail course, with a gentle uphill in Mile 2. Then it’s fast and flat as a pancake the rest of the way! Parking is available. Come have fun running, walking, strolling … Parking is available in the park. Donated school supplies are encouraged for Arlington’s Blanton and Crow Elementary Schools. During this Lung Cancer Awareness month of November, the net race proceeds will benefit Free to Breathe, — a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry leaders ensuring that lung cancer survival is the EXPECTATION not the EXCEPTION. For more info, call 817-265-4578 or e-mail [email protected]
1M @ 9:00 AM; ATM @ 9:30 AM
NOTE: Packet (just bibs and 4 safety pins) will be at the race site on race morning from 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM.
Our racing mission continues to be to produce affordable, hedonistically fun & athletically competitive races, that are technically sound (correctly-measured courses with minimum turns and visible distance – mile or Km – markers), that also benefit some charity(-ies) with a populist & gender parity focus – for the average runner/walker (including the novices) and also for the seasoned, serious racer
The ninth edition of A one-Tenth Marathon (ATM) / 1 Mile Run/Walk will engage the trails at beautiful Mike Lewis Park in Grand Prairie, TX on January 2, 2016. It should serve as a not-too-demanding return to road racing after the holiday season of Christmas and New Year’s Day. Of course, the course will be measured correctly and the race will be timed conveniently and accurately. Of course, the age brackets will run the gamut from 6 & under to 85 & over. Of course, the race will be fun & competitive. Of course, there will be a charity beneficiary (Free to Breathe).
Net proceeds from the race will benefit Free to Breathe, — a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry leaders ensuring that lung cancer survival is the EXPECTATION not the EXCEPTION.
More info — including online registration — is available on the Web at http://www.assistsystemsracing-plus.com The race flyer/entry form can be downloaded from this Web page.
Jan 2 9:00 AM A one-Tenth Marathon IX (ATM) / 1 Mile Run/Walk [ATM = 2.6214 miles]
Mike Lewis Park, 2410 N. Carrier Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75050
817-265-4578 / www.assistsystemsracing-plus.com
Benefits Free to Breathe. [www.freetobreathe.org]
(A partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry leaders ensuring that lung cancer survival is the EXPECTATION not the EXCEPTION.)
Awards in the ATM will be given to 1st Overall male and female finishers, 1st Masters male and female finishers. Top 3 finishers in the following age/gender groups also will be awarded: 6 & Under, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 & Over.
All 1 Mile finishers will receive participation ribbons.
Net proceeds will be donated to free to Breathe — a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry leaders ensuring that lung cancer survival is the EXPECTATION not the EXCEPTION. Donated school supplies will given to AISD’s Blanton and Crow elementary Schools.. [www.freetobreathe.org]
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
This is a fun & competitive race in a renovated Mike Lewis Park in Grand Prairie, TX. The course is mostly flat & fast, but long incline in Mile 1. DIRECTIONS FROM DALLAS, FORT WORTH, etc. From I-30, exit on Hwy 161. N at the light; stay on R side of road. Continue to light at N. Carrier ; L and go N past Sunnyvale; R into park; Park is about 1.5 mls from I-30. From Hwy 360, exit on N Carrier Pkwy and go SE (or E); continue past Roy Orr, L into park; Park is about 1.7 mls from Hwy 360.
This will be the ninth edition of this race. Complete results from some of the previous years – and this year’s — can be found on the Web at www.assistsystemsracuing-plus.com and www.runningintheusa.com and other sites.
Mail-in fees are $15 (ATM) / $5 (1 Mile) if mailed by 12/26/15 (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from [email protected] or www.assistsystemsrcing-plus.com on the Web). Walk-in fees (thru 12/31) are $15 (ATM) / $5 (1 Mile) at The RUNNER, 3535 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington TX 76013 (817-461-2281). Race day fees – $20 (ATM) / $5 (1 Mile). Plus school supplies on race day. NO T-SHIRTS! But a small, scholarly memento. Race Day registration & race number pick-up: 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM on 1/2/16 at the race site.