Mark Followill, play-by-play announcer for the Dallas Mavericks and FC Dallas will serve as the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon’s "Cotton Patch Café Last Man Running” runner, and with each footfall he will help raise additional funds for Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, the marathon’s primary beneficiary since 1997.
On December 14th, Followill will be the very last person to start the race and for every person he passes, Cotton Patch Café will donate money to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. As the title sponsor, Cotton Patch Café, the local casual dining chain, has pledged to donate $1 for every runner Followill passes!
“For several years I’ve enjoyed running 5Ks, 10Ks and half marathons,” said Followill. “I’m so grateful for this opportunity to partner with Cotton Patch Café and the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon in the 2014 Last Man Running challenge. I look forward to a fun and memorable race on December 14 and can’t wait to help raise donations for a great cause like the patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.”
Followill hopes to pass a lot of runners and raise additional money for Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. His progress will be tweeted (@MFollowill) the day of the race to help fans track his progress. The effort will be supported with donations from individual sponsors as well as title sponsor Cotton Patch Café. Supporters can click here to donate to support Followill.
Each person donates $10 online is entered to win Cotton Patch Cafe goodies in a recurring monthly drawing.