6th Annual Grant-A-Starr Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk is March 22

Shown are students encouraging you to come out and support the 6th Annual Grant-A-Star fun run/walk.

Shown are students encouraging you to come out and support the 6th Annual Grant-A-Star fun run/walk.

The Grant-A-Starr Foundation is holding its 6th Annual Family Fun Run & Walk!  The charity event date has been set for Saturday, March 22, at the Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd, Sugar Land.

The 1 mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 9AM and the 5K Chip Timed Run/Walk begins at 9:30AM. Race day registration will be available at 6:30AM.  An award ceremony and post race party is at 10:30AM.  The course is USATF certified.  They will also have a Kid’s Zone sponsored by St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital.

The Grant-A-Starr Foundation was founded to celebrate the life of Grant Starr, a precious seven-year-old boy who passed away from unidentified virus.

What makes the Grant-A-Starr Foundation Fun Run unique is the student steering committee.  It is made up of local area high school volunteers who have taken a deep personal interest in the event.

Slater, a senior at Clements HS, says, “We have been blessed by great sponsorship in the past, and now we want to take it to the next level!  Our goal this year is to raise $50,000 for the Foundation and obviously, we need generous donations from the Sugar Land and Greater Houston business communities.  There are many levels of support available, and both businesses and individuals are encouraged to participate.  We welcome them all!”

For sponsorship information, please contact Terri Wang at (281) 731-7691.  To learn more about the Grant-A-Starr Foundation, please go to: www.grantastarr.org.

This year’s event includes both a Team and School Challenge. The Team Challenge is open to all companies, organizations, or groups with a minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 participants per team.

For more information or to register your team, please contact Audrey Vanderzyl at audrey.vanderzyl@st-agnes.org.

The School Challenge is open to all FBISD schools and provides a variety of incentives for the participating schools.

For more information on the School Challenge, please contact Ms. Betty Ann Williams at bafromsl@aol.com.

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