On July 7, 2016, five police officers were killed and eight police officers were injured in the line of duty in a deliberate attack on the Dallas Police Department, Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police, and El Centro College Police. Run For The Blue was founded in response to this attack to support fallen and injured officers and their families.
Run For The Blue Dallas is a 5K and 1 Mile run / walk on July 28, 2016.
Registration for the event is free. You will have the option to add a donation during the registration process.
100% of proceeds from the event will go to the families. Proceeds will be distributed through the National Latino Law Enforcement Organization's Signal 15 fund.
We encourage cities around the country to create their own Run For The Blue event to support local fallen and injured officers. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
It will be hot on event day. Drink water, take in electrolytes, and take it easy on your run or walk. Ask for help if you feel dizzy or sick.
Event Date and Time
July 28, 2016
Packet Pickup and Event Day Registration: 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Ceremonies Begin: 6 PM
5K and 1 Mile Start: 7 PM
5K and 1 Mile Courses Close: 8 PM
Feliz Lozada Gateway Plaza (formerly West Dallas Gateway Plaza). This is at the west end of the Ron Kirk (Continental) Pedestrian Bridge and Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, near Trinity Groves. Use address 3011 Gulden Lane, Dallas, TX 75212 to get to the parking areas.
Wednesday, July 27, 12 PM to 7 PM. Luke's Locker (Mockingbird store only), 3046 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75205
Thursday, July 28 (event day): 5 PM to 6:30 PM on the Feliz Lozada Gateway Plaza. Event registration will also be available at this time.
Free parking will be available at Trinity Groves. Use address 3011 Gulden Lane, Dallas, TX 75212 to get to the area. Trinity Groves is a popular destination on Thursday nights and we are adding a few thousand more people to this already busy night for the area. Please arrive early to make sure you are able to park and start on time.
Shirts purchased on or before July 22 will be available at packet pickup at Luke's Locker or on event day. There will not be a shirt exchange.
The 5K and 1 Mile will start and finish on the Feliz Lozada Gateway Plaza. Both will be in the sun with no shade. Drink water, take in electrolytes, and take it easy on your run or walk. Ask for help if you feel dizzy or sick.
There will not be an awards ceremony so that we can focus on the fallen and wounded officers and their families. Award medals will be available at Trinity Groves following the event for people that place in their age group.
Don't forget to hydrate.