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Cowtown Marathon's Special Guest, Jeff Galloway, to Bring Extra Interest to Fort Worth Event

12 Nov, 2019


The Cowtown Marathon is pleased to announce Olympian and author Jeff Galloway will be our guest speaker twice in conjunction with this year’s Cowtown events. Two sessions of the Jeff Galloway Running School will be hosted.

The first event will occur in conjunction with The Cowtown Fete en Blanc, the annual fund-raising party in white for The Cowtown C.A.L.F. Program. While Jeff will be a guest on Friday night at dinner, his Running School will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the Cowtown offices – 2617 Whitmore, 76107.  Registration for this school session is open and can be purchased for $99 at https://shop.phidippides.com/products/jeffgallowaysrunningschool.

Jeff will return to Fort Worth in February for a second training session during Cowtown race weekend. He will host a three-hour class on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 11am to 2pm at  Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon Carter Exhibit Hall. Registration for this school session is open and can be purchased for $99 at https://shop.phidippides.com/products/jeffgallowaysrunningschool.

"We are thrilled to have Jeff as our guest for this year’s Fete en Blanc and then again for race weekend." said Cowtown Executive Director, Heidi Swartz. “He has done so much for the running community in this country and we are grateful that he supports The Cowtown in such a visible way.”

Galloway is a US Olympian (1972) and a U.S. 10-mile record holder (47:49) in 1973.  He has been running for 60 years and is the founder of the “run-walk-run” training method that has helped open up running to millions of people.  He is the author of North America’s best-selling running book, Galloway’s Book on Running and was a monthly columnist for Runner’s World magazine for 21 years. Galloway is also the official training consultant for runDisney and founder and owner of Phidippides – the oldest running specialty store, in the U.S., founded in 1973.

Fete en Blanc: Location to be revealed 24 hours before.
Friday, November 15
6:00 p.m. (Mayor Betsy Price and Jeff Galloway available)

Running School: Session 1 - November 16
2617 Whitmore
Fort Worth, TX 76107
11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Running School: Session 2 - February 29, 2020
Amon Carter Exhibit Hall at Burnett Tandy and Gendy
3401 W. Lancaster
Fort Worth, TX 76107
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

ABOUT THE COWTOWN: The Cowtown Marathon, the largest multi-event road race in North Texas, with 7 distance options, has a $10.4 million annual economic impact in Fort Worth. The Cowtown Kids 5K is one of the largest youth races in the nation with more than 8,000 athletes. The 42nd annual Cowtown is scheduled for Friday, February 28 through Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The proceeds from The Cowtown go directly to The C.A.L.F. Program, promoting a lifelong love of fitness for thousands of area children. For more information, visit cowtownmarathon.org

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