2019 Face the Race 5K - November 16th
Why Run Face the Race 5K? Run Face the Race 5K alongside the participants of the Junior League of Midland’s Face the Race mentoring program for junior high girls. Help us show these amazing young women how much the Midland community supports them. Help us celebrate them achieving their goals by making it across the finish line! Proceeds from Face the Race 5K benefit the Junior League of Midland and Face the Race mentoring program. Race participants will receive a drawstring backpack and t-shirt, while supplies last, so sign up early to guarantee your size! Awards Medals for top 3 finishers in each age division and prizes for top runners - overall male/female or top finisher.
Face the Race Face the Race is an after-school program for junior high girls, held at all four Midland ISD Junior High Schools. Through the 8-week program, each participant is mentored by Junior League of Midland trained volunteers. Sessions physical fitness, goal setting, women's health and wellness, self-esteem, career education and other relevant topics for this age group. At the end of each session, participants and mentors train together to complete a 5K – namely, the Junior League of Midland’s Face the Race 5K. It is hoped that the participants walk away with priceless relationships and friendships, valuable education and the accomplishment of achieving a goal. Each participant who completes the program receives a pair of running shoes and running gear to be used at the race and beyond.
For more information about the Junior League of Midland, including Face the Race mentoring program and the Face the Race 5K, visit our website at www.jlmidland.org.
Event details and schedule
Face the Race 5K Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Junior League of Midland Headquarters (902 W. Dengar) running through Windlands Park. Day of registration starts at 8 am; Race begins at 9 am . Packet Pickup Packet pickup will be at Midland Athletic Company Friday, November 15th from 10am to 6pm and on race day from 8:00 to 8:45 am. No registrations permitted after 8:45am on race day.