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Get Fit GP 5K and 'Chase the Chiefs' 1-Mile Fun Run
Posted Date: 3/1/2014

Get Fit 5K Chase the Chiefs

Get Fit GP 5K and Chase the Chiefs 1-Mile Fun Run

Date/Time: Saturday, March 29, 2014
8:15 a.m.: Chase the Chiefs 1-Mile Run
8:30 a.m.: 5K Run/Walk
11:15 a.m.: Winners announced at the main stage.
Site: Grand Prairie Farmers Market, 120 W. Main St.

Join the Get Fit Grand Prairie wellness initiative for a spring kickoff event featuring the first ever Get Fit GP 5K Run/Walk and “Chase the Chiefs” 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, March 29 – opening day at Farmers Market in downtown Grand Prairie.

One of the highlights will be the “Chase the Chiefs” 1-Mile Fun Run, where the participants can chase Police Chief Steve Dye and Fire Chief Robert Fite as a warm-up for the 5K.

Proceeds will go toward youth fitness programs in Grand Prairie.

Please join our partners after the run for post-race refreshments, health screenings and other healthy information. Also, stroll through Grand Prairie Farmers Market and pick up fresh vegetables and check out our vendors.


Entry Fees:

  • $15/person before March 22, 2014.
  • $10/person for teams of 10 or more before March 22, 2014.
  • $20/person March 24 thru race day.

Individual Runners:


  • Entry forms and team rosters and fees should be taken (before March 22) to:
    Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation
    400 College St.
    Grand Prairie, TX 75050
    (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)
  • or mail completed packet of entries (postmarked by March 19) to:
    Get Fit GP 5K
    P.O. Box 534045
    Grand Prairie, TX 75053-4045

Team Challenges

School Challenge
The School Challenge is a great way to support your school and community while getting some exercise and having fun. The School Challenge will be based on the number of participants on each team. Teams may consist of students, parents, friends and teachers. The top three schools receive:

  • 1st Place $500
  • 2nd Place $250
  • 3rd Place $125

Corporate Wellness Challenge
This Corporate Wellness Challenge is a great way for you to support your business and community while having fun. Teams may consist of co-workers, families and friends. The top three corporate teams with the most number of participants will receive team plaques.

For more information on the team challenges, call 972-237-8084.

Packet Pick-up

Individuals and teams can pick up race packets 1 p.m.-6 p.m. March 27-28, at Farmers Market, 120 W. Main St.

Awards and Medals

5K Awards
5K awards to top overall Male/Female;
Top Master (40+ Male/Female)
Top Grand Master (50+ Male/Female)

5K Medals
Top 3 males/females in the following age groups: 0-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-19, five year age groups to 8o+

Chase the Chiefs 1-Mile Fun Run
Ribbons to all registered participants.

Winners will be announced 11:15 a.m. at the Farmers Market main stage.


Custom T-shirt (guaranteed to all early registered runners).

Get Fit 5K 2014