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Mesquite, TX – February 22, 2017 – The inaugural Guts and Glory Obstacle Fun Run will be held on Saturday, March 25 at 9 a.m. at Travis Williams Athletic Complex, 1005 New Market Road.
This obstacle fun run is a non-competitive, non-timed event where participants can make their way through a series of fun challenges. In addition to the full Fun Run, a shorter Kid Run will be available for children ages 3 to 12 years old at 8:30 a.m.
“The Guts and Glory Obstacle Fun Run is not about winning; it’s about getting active, having fun and being a part of the community” said Nikki Sassenus, Recreation Manager.
The Fun Run registration fee is $35, $40 the day of, and is open to participants 42 inches and taller. The Kid Run registration fee is $15. Participants can receive $2 off day of registration by donating a jar of peanut butter or jelly to the Spread the Love Campaign benefitting Sharing Life Community Outreach and other Mesquite charities.
Children 14 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult through the fun run. Check-in and day of registration will begin at 8 a.m. Participants should wear appropriate clothing and footwear that can get dirty or wet.
Registration for the Guts and Glory Fun Run is available at any Mesquite recreation center or at the Parks and Recreation Administration Office, located at 1515 N. Galloway Avenue, through March 19. Proceeds will benefit the Mesquite Therapeutic Recreation Program which provides recreation and leisure opportunities for people with special needs.
For more information, call 972-216-6260 or visit www.CityofMesquite.com/GutsandGlory.