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Ties & Tennis Shoes Memorial Fun Run and Wellness Events


We hope this message finds you well. We regret to inform you that the Ties & Tennis Shoes Memorial Fun Run, originally scheduled for February 16, 2024 has been postponed due to expected inclement weather. The new date for the event is now set for April 19, 2024.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we had to make the difficult decision to postpone the event. We understand that this may cause inconvenience, and we sincerely apologize for any disruption this may cause to your plans. 

Rest assured that we are actively working to ensure that the rescheduled event on April 19, 2024, is a successful and memorable experience for all attendees. We will keep you updated with any further details or changes as they become available.

We value your participation and support, and we are committed to delivering a high-quality event that exceeds your expectations. We remain committed to honoring the legacy of Dr. James Robertson Jr. and will make this event better than ever before. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at 361-221-0602.Once again, we apologize for any inconvenience caused by the postponement and appreciate your understanding in this matter. We look forward to your continued participation in the rescheduled event on April 19, 2024.

Thank you for your cooperation.


The Ties and Tennis Shoes Legacy Committee


Event Information

Located at the Irma Lerma Rangel School of Pharmacy 

1010 W Ave B, Kingsville, Texas 78363

On the campus of Texas A&M University-Kingsville,
Avenue C, between the Student Recreation Center and the Texas A&M School of Pharmacy.


April 19, 2024

Activities start at 5 p.m.

Race starts at 6 p.m.

Activities include:

  • Wellness Education,

  • Family-Friendly Festival,

  • Health Screenings,

  • Awards Ceremony & Tie Cutting



Top three overall male & female finishers


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