Registering for #RunBigStar has lifelong benefits.
There’s still time to join close to 1000 others who have already registered to be a part of the historic and first endurance event in Frisco, Texas. Register early for discounted rates. All experience levels are welcome to #RunBigStar. Corporate teams are encouraged to register as well.
Registrants will have the chance to strum along to the event’s theme, Be Part of Something BIG. And guess what? There are strings attached! All who register by April 14 will be entered into a drawing for an autographed Tim McGraw guitar.
Race Partner, Luke’s Locker, hosted the Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K kick-off registration celebration at 5717 Legacy Drive #180, Plano, Texas 75024 on Thursday, February 4, 2016 and many stopped by to secure their place in history, including 2015 Dallas Marathon winner Logan Sherman.
“I think having the first half marathon in Frisco is such a big deal and it’s an honor to be a part of it,” Sherman said. “I think that we’re going to get great support from the communities up here and I look forward to seeing everyone on April 16th.”
Designated Charity Partners who will benefit from the race include: Adaptive Training Foundation (ATF), Emily’s Place, Honor Courage Commitment – 22Kill, Lost Paws and the Make-A-Wish® North Texas Foundation.
“There are a lot of people in the North Texas area that have needs that aren’t being met,” NTCGF founding trustee and philanthropist Ann Harris said. “Through our organization, we can provide them with grants to help abused women, kids, families and animal rescue groups.”
Charity Partners also include organizations that assist military veterans and their families, providing opportunities and services that promote healing, understanding and life. The Tug McGraw Foundation as race co-presenter steps in stride with this mission.
“We collaborate and partner with other organizations to accelerate new treatments and cures to improve quality of life for those affected by brain-related trauma and tumors,” Tug McGraw Foundation President and CEO Jennifer Brusstar said. “Presenting this race with the North Texas Community Giving Foundation helps all of us succeed in helping others.”
#RunBigStar puts feet to the pavement in a collective approach to giving. NTCGF Vice Chair and founding trustee Mike Barber believes participating in this race is a great beginning to cement a solid future for local charities.
“Challenge yourself to do something BIG this year,” Barber said. “Come run with new and old friends in an inaugural event that was started by volunteers who care about the Frisco community and North Texas area.”
Running this race will definitely put you in the company of winners, racing side-by-side, to help others become champions in life.
“Every time I go somewhere and step out there and run next to somebody I’ve never met before and get to know them, it’s a fun experience,” Sherman said.