Celebrate the life and accomplishments of John Wayne while raising valuable funds to fight cancer when the John Wayne Grit Series Fort Worth Stockyards 5K run returns to Fort Worth on Saturday, Nov. 11. This run benefits theJohn Wayne Cancer Foundation and supports its mission to lead the fight against cancer with courage, strength and grit.
This 5K course takes you through the historic Fort Worth Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas. The run begins atJohn Wayne: An American Experience and takes you through the cobblestone streets of the Stockyards, past the Hotel Drover and out to the Trinity Trails, where you get beautiful views of the downtown Fort Worth skyline. Every participant receives a ticket to visit John Wayne: An American Experience.
Participants can pay to register or can commit to fundraise for the John Wayne Cancer Foundation and run for free to make an even larger impact in the fight against cancer.
· Top fundraisers for each event win a Stetson hat certificate worth $150.
· Each participant gets a John Wayne Grit Series running shirt and finisher mug.
· Fundraisers can earn rewards like a YETI Cooler, John Wayne Grit Series trucker hat, John Wayne Grit Series Nathan Puff Vest, John Wayne Grit Series Rumpl Blanket, and an Igloo Pursuit Backpack Cooler.
· Each event is timed and will feature podium prizes and medals for the fastest male and female runners.
Deadline to register for the John Wayne Grit Series run in Fort Worth, Texas is Nov. 8 at midnight. See further details at:https://johnwayne.org/pages/fortworth