Pride Run Committee Announces Sponsors

August 28, 2012


Pride Run Committee Announces Sponsors

DALLAS–A committee overseeing planning of the city’s first Pride Run recently announced a healthy number of sponsors. Hotels, restaurants, retail stores and professionals are represented.

“It’s really rewarding to receive such strong support from businesses and individuals in the community, says organizer Lin Wang of Front Runners Dallas, the hosting organization.

Sponsors include Avita Drugs Pharmacy, Park Inn, Corner Bakery Cafe, Arcus Media, Run On, Racing Systems Inc. and Heritage Auctions.

The 5K race on September 16 is set to begin at Reverchon Park and travel the Katy Trail toward the the Blackburn bridge and back. Several hundred runners are expected to participate.

Proceeds from the race benefit AIDS Interfaith Network (AIN). Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Interested businesses should contact Travis Gasper at (214) 943-4444.

About Dallas Pride Run
More information on the event can be found at The cost for registration is $25. The Front Runner Dallas walking and running group meets Saturdays at 8:30 at the statue of Robert E. Lee in Lee Park. Volunteers for the event can sign up on the web site.


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