Fort Worth 2nd Chance Run Tips

To ensure that race day is a smooth and enjoyable experience for you and your family, we put together some quick facts and tips for you:

  1. Packet pickup will be at the Hilton Garden Inn Fort Worth, located at 912 Northton Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104 on Thursday, May 18 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.On Friday, May 19, we will be moving to Homewood Suites, 2200 Charlie Lane in the same complex.We will have a volunteer stationed at the Hilton Garden Inn to direct you. We will be there until 8 p.m. Friday.

  2. If you are part of a team, either the captain or another appointed individual can pick up packets for the entire team.

  3. The race will take place rain or shine. However, in the event of inclement weather (tornadoes, hail, thunder and lightning,) we reserve the right to cancel. Please refer to for specifics related to our weather cancellation policies.

  4. If you did not pre-register, we will not be able to guarantee you a race t-shirt.

  5. Please arrive early to get the best parking. Please visit the race website: for a map of parking lots.

  6. Roads will close at 7:30 a.m. so please arrive early.

  7. Walk-up registration is available onsite. Cash and checks will be accepted. No credit cards.

  8. The 5K race starts at 8 a.m. and the 1-mile-walk begins at 8:15 a.m.The awards ceremony will begin immediately after the race.

  9. Maps of the courses (5K and 1-Mile) can be found on the website:

  10. Strollers and dogs on leashes are welcomed. For those participating in the 5K, you are asked to start behind the timed runners so as to not trip anyone.

  11. Please bring cash to purchase treats from Gypsy Scoops (ice cream).

  12. Have fun offering hope to thousands who wait for a second chance!

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