Panther City Half Marathon & 5K

Fort Worth, TX

Martin Brewing House will be providing beer to all participants over 21 years old that participate in the 5K & Half Marathon. However, spectators are welcome to consume the Texas craft beer as well with the purchase of a $10 beer tour through Cox Running Club. Therefore, all beer consumers must have on a wrist band received from CRC to drink beer. The participant bib is not a valid voucher for the beer.Come join us on March 14th to see old friends and make new ones. Runners and race walkers from all over the community are welcome to come out and participate in the Cox Running Club events. Whether you are a competitive runner, mid-pack runner, jogger or walker, everyone has a good time.


Come join us on March 11th to see old friends and make new ones. Runners and race walkers from all over the community are welcome to come out and participate in the Cox Running Club events. Whether you are a competitive runner, mid-pack runner, jogger or walker, everyone has a good time

Come on out and bring your family and friends to run, walk, and enjoy our, entertainment, bounce houses, and refreshments. Come to run and stay for the fun!

History of Fort Worth also known as Panther City: (Wikipedia)

In 1875, the Dallas Herald published an article by a former Fort Worth lawyer, Robert E. Cowart, who wrote that the decimation of Fort Worth's population, caused by the economic disaster and hard winter of 1873, had dealt a severe blow to the cattle industry. He further stated that the harm to the cattle industry, combined with the railroad stopping the laying of track 30 miles (48 km) outside of Fort Worth, had caused Fort Worth to become such a drowsy place that he saw a panther (cougar, mountain lion) asleep in the street by the courthouse. Although an intended insult, the name Panther City was enthusiastically embraced when in 1876 Fort Worth recovered economically. Many businesses and organizations continue to use Panther in their name. The Fort Worth police have a panther prominently set at the top of their badge.

All participants will receive Custom Finishers Medals. Races shirts are Technical Fabric. (NOTE: Race shirt are only guaranteed for pre-registered participants.)

** This year's event is capped at 600 participants! **

 

When & Where

Mar 11, 2018

Sunday

5:30 AM

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