IT'S A MARDI 10K, 5K & Virtual Half Marathon

Sunday March 3rd, 2024

Grand Prairie, TX

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Come join our 2nd Annual It's A Mardi- 5K and 10K race as we run through the Mike Lewis Park and enjoy the beautiful almost spring weather. This event Benefits Rise Against Hunger. As always there will be plenty of water/aid stations and support on the course. Can't run with us? Run it virtually choosing from 5K or Half Marathon. 

Food vendors will be there to join in on the fun. The fun includes great swag (designer shirt, custom medal and beads), chip-timing, free text message with live results and awards. Free photos, best costumes, great post-race food and plenty more. Grab your friends and family, you are not going to want to miss this one. A great way to stay on track with your running goals for 2024

Invite your friends and family.

Awards for Best Dressed & Biggest Team!

"Let the good times roll" and let's eat some King Cake & drink PJ's Coffee
- Food Truck Vendors


PJs Coffee of New Orleans

614 N Belt Line Rd 
Grand Prairie, TX 75050


Thursday Feb 29th  3pm - 6pm

Race Location:

Mike Lewis Park

Race Day Schedule: Sunday March 3rd

6:30 am- 7:30 am Packet Pickup 

7:20 am - Be on site and get ready to warm up

7:40 am National Anthem

8am – 5K & 10K START 

9am – Post-Race Party Kick-Off

9:15 am – 5k & 10K AWARDS


-Packet pickup: 

-Aid station (Super High Priority): Provide water to participants as they pass by. Keep course clean for runners by picking up discarded cups, bottles and trash and placing it in the provided trash cans.

-Course Monitor ( Super High Priority): Help maintain a safe course by redirecting traffic away from participants and guiding participants in the right direction.

Costume Award

Feel free to bring pom pom, horns, music, instruments, signs etc. to encourage and cheer on runners. Bonus for creative


Biggest Group Award

10 or more to a group to receive the biggest group award!

Male and Female Overall

Top 3 Male and Female for the following:

1st 2nd and 3 place awards. 

10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Anyone can pick up your packet.
Maximum 6 packets per pick up.
Preregister on your personal device before arriving at Packet Pick.
Changing distances is not offered at Race Day Packet Pick Up
Registration closes at 7:00 am - no exceptions. 



Cancelation Policy All Lace Up Running events proceed rain or shine or snow or cold.  For that reason, we have a strict no refund policy.

In the event of extreme weather, the start time of this event may be delayed by up to an half hour. Past this time, the even course may be shortened or altered to protect the participants.

If conditions turns into lightening, ice or become unsafe, the event may be cancelled. Event changes and cancellations are at the discretion of the Race Director. 

We always strive to produce a full and safe sporting event, but sometimes the weather conditions can affect those plans. 

A lot of hours, days and even months goes into planning a sporting event and we do so with the best intentions. Unfortunately, no one can control the weather and race directors are not the exceptions.

Our goal is to always produce a full event as scheduled and only modify these plans due to safety concerns some of which can be caused by weather conditions. 

Thank you for your understanding of these policies and we appreciate your participation.

If you are unable to participate in the event, or the event is canceled, you can still receive your packet, shirt, and medal and you simply run the race on your own time on your own course. See our virtual race information for complete details.



Race Distances

Price Register
Virtual Half Marathon (6 inch medal) Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual 5K Click to Find Out Register »
It's A Mardi 5K Click to Find Out Register »
It's A Mardi Half Marathon Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual Click to Find Out Register »
It's A Mardi 10K Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual Click to Find Out Register »
10K Click to Find Out Register »
5K Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

Mike Lewis Park, Grand Prairie, TX

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