Bedford, TX, May 17, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- May 18, 2013
Pennington Field, Bedford, TX
Start times: 10K at 8:00am, 5K at 8:30am and 1 mile at 9:30am
1400+ runners, 232 volunteers
Running consultants estimated at most 1,000 runners for the first year Black and Blue Run for Hope. Currently they have 1295 registered runners with 200-300 more expected by race day – plus 232 volunteers. The Run for Hope is being organized by 6 Stones in cooperation with the HEB ISD and the competing high schools Trinity (black) and LD Bell (blue). Proceeds will benefit 6 Stones’ initiatives to support HEB ISD students. Operation Back 2 School provides backpacks and school supplies to economically disadvantaged students in the HEB ISD. Proceeds will also create the Dr. Gene and Mary Kay Buinger Scholarship Fund. Over 58% of students believe they can’t attend college due to economic challenges – this scholarship will provide a brighter future for each student recipient.
Notable sponsors: North Hills Hospital, Classic Chevrolet, Atmos Energy, Bell Helicopter, Supply Depot, TXU Energy, DFW Plastics, iT’Z, Goldman Sachs, Frost Bank, Walmart, Staples and many more.
About 6 Stones
6 Stones seeks to be a catalyst of hope in the HEB community:
New Hope Center provides emergency food and clothing to 16,000+ in the HEB area each year
Operation Back 2 School provides backpacks and school supplies to the economically challenged students in the HEB ISD
CPR (Community Powered Revitalization) empowers volunteers to help make home repairs
Night of Wonder shares the joy of Christmas with over 3,000 deserving children each year