This new event, hosted by Bishop Dunne Catholic School, is designed to highlight the community support of the Bishop Dunne Falcon Football Team’s state championship win, making them the TAPPS Division 1 State Football Champions. All school organizations & social groups are invited to march in the parade, to include the marching band, cheerleaders, drill team & various others. Staging for the parade will activate in the Southern-most entrance area, of the school parking lot, (just north-west of Tosca Lane) beginning at 8 a.m. and the parade will start promptly at 10 a.m., turning right out of the parking lot onto Rugged Drive. The parade route will travel North through the Oak Parks Estates Neighborhood on Rugged Drive, with rolling closures at each intersection, to include: Vatican Lane, Tosca Lane, Rubens Drive, Rugged Circle, Dancliff Drive, Ebbtide Lane, W Five Mile Parkway, W Pentagon Parkway, Trailridge Drive, Driftwood Drive, Nokomis Avenue, Champagne Drive, Watervaliet Drive, W Kiest Boulevard and Grayson Drive. The route will then need a hard closure of the Southbound lane of Rugged Drive at the Northern corner of Rugged Drive & Kiest Park Circle as the parade route concludes and disperses.
The annual Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k race will start and finish in Fair Park amongst Dallas’ biggest chocolate aficionados. Set-up will begin Thursday, February 7th at 4 a.m. with the erection of tents (one-30×120) (one-30×40) (one-10×10) (one-30×50) (two-10×20) (one-20×20), stages (two-8’x8’x24” high) (one-12’x12’x24” high), and the use of two standard 5,000 forklifts. Tear down to be completed by 12 p.m. on Sunday, February 10th. The event includes the use of the Santa Fe Trail, amplified sound starting at 8 a.m., the sale of merchandise and provides non-sales of food and beverage (non-alcohol). The 15k/5k race route consists of full/parcel closure along the following impacted streets: N. Haskell from Fair Park to Bryan St. (7a.m. – 9a.m.) (Full); Main St. from N. Haskell to Peak St (7a.m.- 8:45a.m.) (Eastbound); Bryan St. from N. Haskell to Greenville Ave. (8a.m. – 9:30a.m.) (Full); Greenville Ave. from Bryan St. to Lewis St. (8:15a.m. – 9:45a.m.) (Full); Lewis St. from Greenville Ave. to Skillman St. (8:15a.m. – 10a.m.) (Full); Skillman St. from Lewis St. to La Vista Dr. (8:30a.m. – 10:15a.m.) (Full); La Vista Dr. from Skillman St. to Shore Dr. (8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m.) (Full); Shore Dr. from La Vista St. to Santa Fe Trail (8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m.) (Full); Santa Fe Trail from Shore Dr. to Willow St. (8:30a.m. – 10:45a.m.) (Trail); Willow St. from Santa Fe Trail to Peak St. (8:45a.m. – 11a.m.) (Full); Peak St. from Main St. to Stonewall St. (7:15a.m. – 11a.m.) (Full); Stonewall St. from Parry Ave. to S. Haskell. (7:15a.m. – 11:15a.m.) (Full); S. Haskell from Stonewall St. to S. Fitzhugh Ave. (7:15a.m. – 11:15a.m.) (Eastbound); S. Fitzhugh Ave. from S. Haskell to Gaisford St. (7:15a.m. – 11:15a.m.) (Southbound); Gaisford St. from S. Fitzhugh Ave. to Washington St. (7:15a.m. – 11:30a.m.) (Full); Washington St. from Gaisford St. to Fair Park (7:15a.m. – 11:30a.m.) (Full). Estimated attendance is 12,000.
This annual event is a 5K and a 1K fun run that starts and finishes at Winfrey Point which includes the use of White Rock Lake Trail. Race packet pickup and on-site registration will begin at 8 a.m. The 5K run starts at 9 a.m. and will proceed south on East Lawther Drive on the bike path turnaround before Garland Road, go north on East Lawther heading back to Winfrey Point finish and disperse. The 1K at 8:30 am will go south on the bike path from Winfrey Point turnaround go north on bike path to Winfrey Point finish and disperse. It will require the closing of E. Lawther Drive and Garland Road starting at 8 a.m. and reopening at 11 a.m. Non-sales of food and beverage (alcohol) available at the event. Setup starts at 5 a.m. which includes amplified sound at 8 a.m. in one location, a bounce house, no tents or stage erected and concludes at 12 p.m. The estimated attendance is 450.
This 5k run/walk takes place entirely in the Trinity River Corridor and on the Ron Kirk Pedestrian Bridge. There are no street closures, tents or stages. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. Event setup will begin at 6 a.m. with registration at 9 a.m. and the run starting at 10 a.m. Event teardown will begin immediately after the event at 3 p.m. A live DJ and a live band will act as entertainment. Estimated attendance is 300.
This event is an annual run for charity that takes place at White Rock Lake. This year will feature a half marathon, a 10K and a 5K run. The Half Marathon will begin at Norbuck Park exiting the parking lot and going under Buckner. It will turn north on W. Lawther and continue until reaching the trail’s entrance. It will enter the trail on the left and continue under Northwest Highway, turn left on trail running parallel with Northwest Highway, and continue on the trail going south under E. Mockingbird, past the dog park to White Rock Lake Trail, turn left and an immediate right onto White Rock Lake Tail, heads south on White Rock Creek Trail, east back on White Rock Lake Trail, left over the spillway parallel with Garland Road, left on E. Lawther Drive, continuing on White Rock Lake Trail to make a U-turn at the Winfrey Point parking lot, reversing the route until the divide on White rock Trail and White Rock Creek Trail at the dog park and continues right over the pedestrian bridge exiting White Rock Lake Trail and going left onto E. Lawther Drive to the Buckner underpass, turns right under the Buckner Bridge to Norbuck Park where it will finish and disperse. The 10K will begin at Norbuck Park and go under Buckner going north on W. Lawther to the trail’s entrance, enters trail on the left and continues under Northwest Highway, left on trial running parallel with Northwest Highway, left on White Rock Creek Trail, goes under E. Mockingbird past dog park, left and an immediate right onto White Rock Lake Trail to trail marker WRT137 and makes a U-turn reversing the route until the divide at White Rock Trail and White Rock Creek Trail and makes a right over the pedestrian bridge, exits White Rock Lake Trail, makes a left onto E. Lawther Drive to the Buckner Underpass, goes right under the Buckner Bridge to Norbuck Park where it will finish and disperse. The 5K will begin at Norbuck Park and go under Buckner going north on W. Lawther and continuing until the trail’s entrance, enters trail and going left under Northwest Highway and under E. Mockingbird to White Rock Lake Trail, makes a left and an immediate left onto White Rock Lake Trail, returns to dog park continuing over the pedestrian bridge to White Rock Lake Trail, goes left onto E. Lawther Drive to Buckner underpass, going right under the Buckner Bridge to Norbuck Park where it will finish and disperse. Setup for the event will begin at 9 a.m. Friday, February 15, and teardown will be immediately following the event. Ten 10’x10’ & Four 10’x20’ tents and One 48”X20’X24’ stage will be erected for the event with amplified sound, in one location, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Free food and alcoholic beverages will be served to participants. The projected number of participants is 1,000.