The inaugural Guts and Glory Obstacle Fun Run is a non-competitive, non-timed event where participants can make their way through a series of fun challenges. In addition to the full Fun Run, a shorter Kid Run will be available for children ages 3 to 12 years old at 8:30 a.m.
“The Guts and Glory Obstacle Fun Run is not about winning; it’s about getting active, having fun and being a part of the community” said Nikki Sassenus, Recreation Manager.
Register in advance at any Mesquite recreation center or at the Parks and Recreation Administration Office through March 19. Proceeds will benefit the Mesquite Therapeutic Recreation Program, which provides recreation and leisure opportunities for people with special needs.
What: Inaugural Guts and Glory Obstacle Fun Run
Where: Travis Williams Athletic Complex,
1005 New Market Road. Mesquite
When: Saturday, March 25, Check-in and day of registration will begin at 8am
Cost: Registration fee, $35 prior to event, $40 the day of, and is open to participants 42 inches and taller. The Kid Run registration fee is $15. Participants can receive $2 off day of registration by donating a jar of peanut butter or jelly to the Spread the Love Campaign benefitting Sharing Life Community Outreach and other Mesquite charities.
Please note: An adult must accompany children 14 years of age and under through the fun run. For both runs participants should wear appropriate clothing and footwear that can get dirty or wet.