The 22ndAnnual Long Run is the only fundraiser sponsored by the J.L. Long Middle School PTA. Proceeds are targeted to bridge critical gaps in the J.L. Long Middle School budget, including:
- Fees associated with the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program
- Leadership Cadet Corps uniforms
- Instruments for band and orchestra
- Equipment for science labs
- Supplemental books and educational materials
- Entry fees and transportation for Long’s Math & Science Team
- Entry fees and transportation for athletic and music competitions
- Transportation for student field trips to promote a college-bound culture
This year’s event will take place on Thursday, October 18thwith festivities beginning at 5:30 pm.
The 1K Family Fun Run/Walk, begins at 6:00 pm and encircles the J.L. Long Middle School and Woodrow Wilson High School campuses.
The 5K Certified Run, beginning at 6:30 pm, takes full advantage of the beautiful Santa Fe Trail then winds its way through the picturesque neighborhoods in Old East Dallas. Each entrant will receive a race t-shirt and dinner. In addition, awards will be given for the fastest runners in the various age categories.
Early registration, before Sunday, September 23, is just $25 per runner. This includes entry fee, 2018 Long Run t-shirt and a meal. Registration is available online at https://raceroster.com/events/2018/18786/22nd-annual-long-runor at the J.L. Long Middle School Office.