Jr. Jester Jaunt! 1K
A Fundraiser for The Sunshine Kids & Shriners Hospitals for Children
Round out the first weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston 2014 with the 2nd Annual Jr. Jester Jaunt 1K!! This short fun run (1K) is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. A laid back run/walk through Galveston’s Historic Strand District; you’ll have a blast raising money for two outstanding organizations. 100% of the entry fee will go to support The Sunshine Kids and Shriners Hospitals for Children. Pledges can be made to the charity of your choice or split between the two. Participants can sign up as an individual or register as a group. Friends, families, clubs, organizations, and corporate teams are encouraged to come out and support these great causes!!
When??: 12:00pm on Sunday, February 23rd, 2014!
Check-in begins at 10:30 AM at 20th and Strand.
Where??: (Packet Pickup will be day of Race); Race begins at 21st and Strand!!
$20 Registration Fee Includes:
- Jr. Jester Jaunt! 1K T-Shirt
- Mardi Gras Medallion
- Post race Kid Friendly Refreshments
Details! The Jr. Jester Jaunt 1K is a great way for the entire family to have fun together, get some exercise, AND an early start to the Family Gras activities all while showing their support for the incredible kids at Shriners Hospitals for Children and the Sunshine Kids! The race begins at 21st and Strand and continues around the Historic Strand District. Walking, running or strolling is encouraged at this non-competitive, non-timed event for all ages! After the run, be sure to catch the Sunshine Kids Parade at 1:00 PM, followed by the Shriners Hospital for Children Parade at 3:00!
For the past 30 years, The Sunshine Kids has been improving the quality of life for children who are receiving cancer treatment. They offer children emotional support and exciting opportunities to have fun and celebrate life through a variety of programs and events across the nation, free of charge, for these amazing kids and we are so excited to partner with them!
The mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children is to provide the highest quality care to children with special healthcare needs with a compassionate, family-centered collaborative care environment. This special organization is the leader in caring for children and advancing the field in its specialty areas!