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Carry the Torch 5K


John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza
646 Main Street Dallas, TX 75205
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Neighborhood: Downtown
Category: Sports, Happenings, D Sponsored Events


  1. November 7, 2013 7:30 pm


Remember the life and work of John F. Kennedy during this memorial 5K run/walk through the streets of downtown. Runners have the opportunity to carry a LED torch as a symbol of "how one person in a community can light the darkness through an individual act of service." The post-race celebration includes a sandwich and drinks for all participants, plus a beer garden. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Texas, an organization originally founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, President Kennedy's younger sister.  

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