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Red Ribbon Run: Half Marathon, 5K, and 1K

Saturday, October 29, 2005
Race Results: click here

The Half Marathon was off to a soggy start, but some finished it in record time! Thank you to all the runners who participated and helped support the youth of Midland County who choose to stay drug and alcohol free!

Thank you to the runners who traveled great distances to be here. One was from Pennsylvania and another was from Minnesota.

Race results and pictures will be posted by November 4th.

Please contact Lyn Dillard if you have any questions or suggestions.
615 W. Missouri, #237
Midland Texas 79701
(432) 689-1594
(432) 689-1087 - fax


Registration for Red Ribbon Run 2006:

bulletHalf Marathon registration begins at 8:00am, run will begin at 9:00am
5K and 1K registration begins at 9:00am, run/walk will begin at 10:00am

Awards will be given as close to 12:00 noon as possible.

Registration Form: Will be available for the 2006 event on July 1, 2006

Route Map: We are working to have the course re-certified and will post the new map in July 2006

Mark your calendars! The 2006 Red Ribbon Run will be scheduled for October 21st! Keep looking for more information


Key Benefits

bulletSupports the efforts of D-FY-IT to reach, encourage and inspire the youth of Midland county to remain drug and alcohol free.
bulletHelps keep you in shape
bulletIs a positive reinforcement for Midland's youth

Sponsorships for this event are available on several different levels. If you are interested, please contact: Cassie Dresel at 432-689-5846.

Sponsors to date:

Elizabeth Burleson
Henry Petroleum
Taylor Mayne
Kent Kwik Convenience Stores
Clear Channel Radio
Midland Reporter Telegram

For other race events


Red Ribbon Run: Half Marathon, 5K, and 1K    2005 event







The Red Ribbon Run began with a clean-up meeting lead by Teens in Charge and with the help of Keep Midland Beautiful!



















Teens in Charge is the youth lead program of D-FY-IT. These youth help raise community awareness of drug and alcohol issues that face teens today.

Because of their volunteerism and desire to make a difference, the Red Ribbon Run is growing into a great community success!






Registration for the Half Marathon began at 8:00am









Half Marathoners began lining up at 8:50am.






The Half Marathon began at 9:00am sharp!









The youngest runner ran the 1K - only 4years old!









The 5K and 1K got off to a soggy start. The rain cleared off and the race was on!








The 5K and 1K began at 10:00am sharp!








The D-FY-IT, Teens in Charge manned the water tables for the runners.








5K runners coming across the finish line.

































First Half Marathon runner
Overall winner - Popcorn


Overall winner for Half Marathon - Women



































































 Thank you for supporting
D-FY-IT: Drug Free Youth In Texas! 
- Sunny, Paula & Cassie






Red Ribbon Run: Half Marathon, 5K, and 1K    2004 event

Click on the picture below to see a larger version.

Red Ribbon Run 1st annual event

Teens in Charge - At the Run at 7:00am
Looking bright and cheery!


Registration Table: Registration begins at 8:00am







Send mail to cassie@dfyitmidland.org with questions or comments about this web site.
Last modified: 03/23/06