Burkhead Bringing Three-Sport Fundraiser Back Home

Mar 9, 2018 | News

Friday, March 9, 2018
Matt Welch – Star Local Media

On March 24, Plano Senior alum and New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead will return to Plano to host the second annual Team Jack Trifecta, a multi-sport fundraiser for pediatric brain cancer research.

The event will consist of a 5K fun run and youth football camp at Clark Stadium, plus and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at Plano Sports Authority (PSA 2).

The fun run begins at 8 a.m. March 24, and costs $35 for adult and $15 for children 10 years and under. At 10 a.m.,

Burkhead will be joined by numerous NFL veterans and former teammates for a football skills camp. The camp is open to kids ages six through 14 and costs $50.

Festivities will continue at 1:30 p.m. with a 3-on-3 basketball tournament. The registration fee is $200 per four-person team.

All proceeds from the event will support pediatric brain cancer research. Last year’s event raised approximately $35,000.

To register for any of the three events at the Team Jack Trifecta, go to teamjackfoundation.org/trifecta.

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