5k Run/Walk Through Downtown Grand Prairie

Join Mayor Ron Jensen for the Get Fit Mayor’s “No Frills” 5K and Chase the Chiefs 1-Mile Fun Run through downtown Grand Prairie on Saturday, April 7. Participants will meet at Market Square, 120 W Main St, at 8:15 a.m. for the Fun Run and 8:45 a.m. for the 5K. This is a fun, “no frills” event with no race numbers and no cost to enter.

All race participants and spectators are invited to stay after the race for a health fair, kid’s zone and the 2018 Farmer’s Market Opening Day. No pre-registration is necessary to participate in the run/walk, but optional Dri-Fit shirts with the event logo are available for $10 adults and $5 kids. Shirts can be reserved online at gptx.org/getfitgp or in person Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Environmental Quality Building, 206 W Church St.

School groups are encouraged to participate. The top three schools with most participation will win prizes: 1st place – $500, 2nd place – $300 and 3rd place – $200. Packet pickup for school teams is Thursday, April 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Parks, Arts and Recreation Building, 400 College St.

The Get Fit 5K Run/Walk is sponsored by the Get Fit GP wellness program.