Join us Sunday, September 18, 2022 and 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 (John Ritter Research Program) and related aortic research studies.

Sunday, September 18, 2022
6:30AM – Race day registration/packet pickup
7:15AM – Free Kids 1K Fun Run
7:30AM – 5K/10K run/walk start

Trinity Park, Pavilion #1
The Old Shelter House (next to Police & Firefighter Memorial)
2201 W. 7th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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5K/10K/Virtual Run/Walk
Cost: $30.00

Register/info at website above.

Free Kids 1K Fun Run

*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 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 the physical event day, so plan your run accordingly. (Please ensure address is correct). Optional: Send photos of participation to 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 (Additional race shirt or awareness Grenade heart Tees/Tanks: $20)

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!