With your participation, sponsorships and donations, we rocked 2021 and were able spread awareness for aortic dissection AND send off $21,000 to aortic research! We give you our sincerest Thank You and hope you will make room in your calendar for September 2022, date TBD. Let’s continue the mission of saving lives!

This annual 5K/10K race is to build awareness and promote research for Aortic Aneurysm & Aortic Dissection, conditions many know little about and we wish to change that!  Together we WILL save lives!  Proceeds benefit The John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health and related aortic research studies whose mission is to promote knowledge of Aortic Aneurysm and Aortic Dissection through education and research.

September 2022, Date TBD
6:30AM – Race day registration/packet pickup

7:30AM – 5K/10K run/walk start

Trinity Park, Pavilion #3 

2401 University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Location Pin: https://goo.gl/maps/6dmu5GDMYMXCT8M86



5K/10K/Virtual Run/Walk
Cost: $35.00

Register/info at website above.

5K/10K/Virtual Run/Walk (*kids 10 & under. Register the whole family!)
Cost: $15.00

Register/info at website above.

*Internationals interested in joining: please fill out the registration address portion as best as you can, since it is not set up for international info, But be sure to email RunForAorticHealth@gmail.com your full address to ensure we get your packet to you! we would love to have you join us!

**Out of area/Internationals: Support our cause wherever you are. Run or walk where you want, on a date set by you. Includes event T-shirt and medal, which will be mailed to you between a few days before the physical race day to the Monday after the physical race day. We order shirts all at once, hence your package would arrive likely after event day, so plan your run accordingly. (Please ensure address is correct). Optional: Send photos of participation to RunForAorticHealth@gmail.com or upload to our Facebook page/tag us on Facebook or Instagram.


Choose this option to make a donation in the amount of your choice with or without any race registration. The base price of this purchase option is $0.00 – please enter desired donation amount and a memo when checking out. Thank you for your support!

Race Gear

RFAH hat

all shirts sample picNote: Grenade heart awareness shirt has been a very popular shirt and has an awareness message on the back.  You can add these items to your cart on registration link above. Limited available colors/styles in tshirt or tank.

**Be sure to bring cash/card to purchase additional merchandise.

To all of our participants: 

Thank you!  Your support is fundamental in growing this race and making it a success.  We measure success not just in proceeds going to research, but in people learning about aortic disease.  Knowledge saves lives!  And a great workout doesn’t hurt anyone!

Don’t forget to use #runforaortichealth in any photos/posts to social media!