Third annual Big Dipper Dash set for Sept. 8
The third annual Big Dipper Dash 5K Awareness Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8 during Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
According to the press release, proceeds from the event go to the Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition and its efforts to eradicate modern-day slavery through educational programs and community empowerment.
Regular registration will be available until Friday, Aug. 31 at a cost of $25. Registrations received after this date will be an additional $5.
The Big Dipper Dash will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, beginning and ending near Pavilion 4 at Tom Bass Park, Section III, 15108 Cullen Road. Parking is available throughout the park.
Packet pickup and registration will start a 5 p.m. on the day of the race, but can also be done from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at Fleet Feet, 2408 Rive Blvd., or from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7 at the California Pizza Kitchen inside Memorial City Mall.
All event participants will receive T-shirts and sponsored race packets, and race winners will receive special prizes. Door prizes will be open to all racers. Volleyball and refreshments will be available after the race.
To register online, visit www.houstonrr.org/htam-event/big-dipper-dash-2012. For more information about the event, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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