Choose Life 5K

This race is a run/walk supporting pregnancy resource centers in the Tarrant County area who provide hope for moms and babies in unplanned pregnancies.

The Choose Life 5k is organized by a group of evangelical churches in Tarrant County.

FAQs

When is the race?
Walk-up registration opens at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015. The Kids K starts at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K at 9 a.m.

Where is the race?
The race will take place at the duck pond in Trinity Park. The nearest intersection is W. 7th St. and Stayton St., Fort Worth, TX 76107.

How can I register?
Online registration is now closed.  To register in person,  sign-up at the Registration Booth at 7:00 a.m. on Race Day, which is located near the duck pond at Trinity Park.

Is there a deadline to register?
You must have registered on or before April 26 to be guaranteed a t-shirt, however we will do our best to supply you with a shirt if you registered after that date.  The last day to register online is May 8th at noon.  You can also register at Luke’s Locker in Fort Worth on May 7 or 8, or at Trinity Park on the morning of the race.  Just stop by the Registration Booth at 7:00am and get ready for a beautiful day!

Can I be a part of a team?
Yes! Multiple individuals can sign up to be a part of a team, including children who would like to take part in the Kids K.

Where does the money raised go?
All proceeds raised from this race will go directly to support faith-based pregnancy resource centers in the Tarrant County area, but principally our 5k partners: Arlington-Mansfield Pregnancy Center, Fort Worth Pregnancy Center, Grace House Ministries, Pregnancy Lifeline and Real Choices Pregnancy Medical Clinic.

Is the race timed?
Chip timing is an option for every participant in the 5K.

What is the purpose of this race?
The Choose Life 5K is a chip-timed 5K run/walk and Kids K to raise awareness and funding for Christ-centered pregnancy resource centers in the Tarrant County area.

Is there an after-party?
Yes, there will be a massive party on the north side of Trinity Park. Stay tuned for details!

Where do I park?
Parking is available at Farrington Field (2901 W. Lancaster Ave.) just west of Trinity Park at the southeast corner of University Dr. and W. Lancaster Ave.

Where do I pick up race packets?
When you have registered, your race day packet will be available at your selected location:  May 3 if you selected a church pickup; May 7 or 8 if you selected Luke’s Locker in Fort Worth; or you can pick up at Trinity Park on the day of the race.  If you register at the race, you will pick up your packet at the time of registration.

Will pregnancy resource centers be present at the race?
Yes! Representatives from all five pregnancy centers will have information stations at the event and would be happy to answer any questions you may have about what they do.

Can I bring my dog or cat?
Animals are not allowed at the event.

What about baby strollers?
Strollers with babies are allowed on the course and at the post-race party.

Will there be food at the event?
Food trucks will be present at the event.  Participants are welcome to purchase food from the vendors.

Can I bring my kids?
Definitely! We will have tons of activities for children and families to enjoy!

What about bad weather?
Rain or shine we will be running for lives! In the case of extreme inclement weather, you will be notified via the email you provided in your registration should the event be canceled.

Who should I contact if my question was not answered on this page?
Contact info@chooselife5k.com and we will get your question answered!

Partnering Churches

The Choose Life 5k is being hosted by four churches in Tarrant County:
121 Community Church of Grapevine
Christ Chapel Bible Church of Fort Worth
McKinney Church of Fort Worth
Pantego Bible Church of Fort Worth

We affirm the following regarding life and abortion.

  • Every human being has significant value, being created in the image of God.
  • Every child, regardless of disability, socioeconomic status or desirability has a right to life.
  • Every person, Christian or not, has the responsibility to protect the lives of the innocent and vulnerable.
  • Abortion adversely affects not only unborn children but mothers, fathers, families and communities.
  • The gospel of Jesus Christ has the power to bring hope and healing to those affected by abortion.

Testimonial

“Each runner’s connection with the pavement along the 5K run and each person choosing life and making the choice to be involved not only encouraged us emotionally, but financially enabled us to continue being the “hands and feet of Christ” in our community.”

Becky Hyde, CEO Arlington-Mansfield Pregnancy Centers