This 5K course weaves through the historic Fort Worth Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas. The run starts at the “John Wayne: An American Experience” exhibit and goes down the cobblestone streets of the Stockyards and out and along the Trinity Trail where you’ll take in views of the downtown Fort Worth Skyline. Complete the run back in the Fort Worth Stockyards. The run benefits John Wayne Cancer Foundation so every step you take advances the fight against cancer through pioneering cancer research and programs.
John Wayne Grit Series Fort Worth Stockyards 5K is the same weekend as the 2021 Texas Country Music Awards in Fort Worth! Come out and do the 5K on November 13 at 8:30 am and listen to The Country Music Showdown bands playing outdoors at the stages in the Stockyards from 11 am – 6 pm. The Showdown is a 10-band event with performers competing for cash prizes offered by Stockyards Heritage. After the Showdown there will be a Free Country Concert with top Texas artist Will Carter. Click here for more info.
The 5K run will be in-person.
Participants Ages 10 and Up
Click "Register" below to sign up
Participants Receive A John Wayne Grit Series Patagonia Running Shirt And A Finisher Mug.
Register early to get the best deal! Registration price increase schedule: 8/21, 9/18, and 10/13.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2021
PACKET PICK UP 2-6 PM
"John Wayne: An American Experience" Exhibit at 2501 Rodeo Plaza in the Fort Worth Stockyards
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2021
Race announcements at 7:45 AM
5K Race starts at 8:00 AM at the "John Wayne: An American Experience" Exhibit
Race course closes by 11:00 AM (3 hour finish window)
1.5 Mile Aid station (half way mark) (runners pass it 2 times)
FINISH LINE FESTIVITIES
Texas music award bands playing 11 AM to 6 PM
Food trucks in the stockyards
Each Person Who Signs Up To Do The 5K Will Also Get One Entry To The "John Wayne: An American Experience" Exhibit In The Stockyards And A Shop Discount!
FUNDRAISING & REWARDS
Fundraising as an Individual or as part of a Team is a great way to give back to the cancer-fighting community. It’s also a great way to promote team building at your company or honor the memory of a loved one who has been affected by cancer.
This 5K race course will weave in and around the historic fort worth stockyards in fort worth, texas
The run starts at the “John Wayne: An American Experience” exhibit and goes down the cobblestone streets of the Stockyards and out along the Trinity Trail where you’ll take in views of the downtown Fort Worth skyline. Complete the run back in the Fort Worth Stockyards!