7th Annual Race for WishesSM Features Fun for the Entire Family

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Make-A-Wish® North Texas will host its 7th Annual Briggs Equipment, A Sammons Enterprises Company, Race for Wishes on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Williams Square in Las Colinas. Race for Wishes is a community event where participants, Wish Kids and volunteers take big strides to make more wishes come true.

Race for Wishes is fun for the whole family providing entertainment, exercise and the popular “Kids Zone” featuring face painting, clowns, games, bounce houses and more. WFAA’s Rebecca Lopez will kick off the event at 8:15am, followed by a warm-up by Jay’s Bootcamp. Soon after, the walkers & runners will take their mark to begin their ventures. The Fun Run/Walk starts at 8:40am with the 5K starting at 9:00am. Individuals and teams are encouraged to stick around after the race for prizes, awards and entertainment from The Erica Perry Band. Food will be provided thanks to generous donors like Chick-fil-A, Corner Bakery, Sweet Tomatoes, Jason’s Deli, burgers and hotdogs from the Atmos Cooker, and cupcakes from the Cup Cakin Food Truck.

Online registration is $25 before noon on March 23rd and children ages 5-12 can register for $15. On-site registration will increase by $5. Wish Kids and children ages 4 and under are free. Participants are encouraged to create an interactive, personalized Web page to track donations and fundraise leading up to the event.

Registration will also be available March 21st -23rd between 10:00am – 6:00pm at the Dallas and Colleyville Luke’s Locker locations.

To register or find additional information about the 2012 Race for Wishes, please visit www.RaceForWishesDFW.org or by calling Claire Christensen at (214) 496-9474.

Our Race for Wishes 2012 Sponsors:
Briggs Equipment, A Sammons Enterprises Company
Cook Children’s
Luxaire, Cinemark, Frigo Cheese Heads
Dave & Buster’s, Liberty Mutual, Medi-Weightloss, Zynga
AMLI, United Healthcare, BOKA Powell, Flowserve, Park Place Lexus, Aviall