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1/15/2011 City of Highland Village Resolution Run 5K 2800 Village Parkway, Highland Village Texas Parks and Recreation 972-317-7430 http://www.terrafirmapromo.com/events/resolution
01/16/2011 Brazos Bend "Keep on Truckin" Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K Ultra Trail Races Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K Ultra Brazos Bend State Park, Needville Texas Matt J. Ney 832-474-1663 www.powerhouserunning.com mney1955@att.net BRAZOS BEND STATE PARK – 21901 F.M. 762 - Needville, Tx - 77461 – (979) 553-5101 Time: 50K - 7:00AM Marathon - 7:15AM Half Marathon - 7:30AM Course: The Course is Absolutely Beautiful! The trails run alongside several lakes, offering great views of the park. The Half and Full Marathon are 95% gravel trails and NO CONCRETE RUNNING. The 50k will add another 5 miles of more challenging trails. The course is almost entirely shaded with beautiful wildlife to see. We have strategically placed the water stops next to clean restrooms on the course which is a huge plus. Awards: Chip Timing: 1st Place Overall Male and Female and Masters Male and Female Top 3 in the age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ Entry Fee: Half Marathon - $40 Marathon - $60 50k - $65 Increase $10 after Dec 18th 2011 Packet Pickup: Fri-Jan 14th 2:00-6:30PM at On the Run, 10009 Broadway, PEARLAND(713)340-0505, Sat-Jan 15th 2:00-7:00PM at Brazos Bend State Park (Park Store) Race Day-Jan 16th 6:00-7:00AM Race Day Brazos Bend State Park Registration: Course Limit – 300 Participants Race Day Registration: 6:00-7:00AM Online Registration: www.active.com Mail Entry: Pilates Powerhouse 2901 Clubhouse Dr Pearland, TX 77584 Benefits: Partial proceeds will benefit The Brazos Bend State Park Volunteer Organization and the Brazoria County Animal Center
1/17/2011 MLK Day & Dream 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk 5K / 1 Mile Elm Grove Pavilion, River Legacy Parks (near N. Cooper & NW Green Oaks Blvd intersection) 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76006 TX Jeph Abara 817-265-4578 http://www.runningintheusa.com/jeph jephaa@yahoo.com This is another fun & competitive race in beautiful River Legacy Parks in north Arlington. The course is relatively flat & fast, and is mostly tree-shaded. The race will be at 10:00 AM on January 17, 2011 (MLK Day). Participants can have fun running, walking, strolling or at whatever speed. Parking is available in the park. There will be Overall & Masters Winner awards, plus 3-deep awards in 36 essentially 5-year age/gender brackets from 6 & Under to 80 & Over. Entry fees are relatively inexpensive, at the low end of race fees for North Texas. Donated school supplies are encouraged for AISD’s Crow & Blanton Elementary Schools; the net race proceeds will go to both schools. For more info, call 817-265-4578 or e-mail jephaa@yahoo.com.
1/29/2011 3rd Annual PIBC Surf-n-Turf Race 4.4. Miles each Corpus Christi Texas 361-949-8273 www.pibcfitnessministry.webs.com jtlcap@msn.com Event: 3rd Annual PIBC Surf-n-Turf Race Location: Briscoe King Pavilion 15820 Park Road 22 Corpus Christi, TX 78418 Date January 29,2011 Event Time: 9am to 12:30pm The Padre island Baptist church will be Hosting its 3rd Annual Surf N Turf Race on Saturday January 29,2011 @ 9am sharp the 3rd annual Surf-n-Turf race is a (half-marathon, relay half-marathon, 10k run, 5k run & 2 mile walk) it will be presented by Padre Island Baptist Church. The event benefits the PIBC missions program. We start at 9am at the Briscoe King Pavilion at Padre island Balli Park. The half marathon can be completed solo or as a 3 person team (4.4. Miles each). The race cut off time 12:30pm. Register early - the first 350 entrants will receive a T-Shirt. Packet Pick up: Friday January 28 Padre Island Baptist Church 14253 S. Padre island Drive Noon to 7pm (Preferred) and Race day @ Briscoe Pavilion 7:45am to 8:30am Post-race party music, door prizes, refreshments, and awards at the pavilion awards categories refer to pibcfitnessministry.webs.com (chip timing and water stations provided) (Entry forms and online registration:) www.pibcfitnessministry.webs.com (where can i sign up to volunteer:) contact Nathan Gerber at gerbsemail@msn.com (I want to Sponsor this race/event) http://pibcfitnessministry.webs.com/sponsor_packet2.pdf For more information contact) pibcrunners@gmail.com Race Day check in: 7:45am to 8:40am at Briscoe Pavillion to receive your chip For more information or to Sign up click the link provided www.pibcfitnessministry.webs.com
2/5/2011 Just for the Heck of It XI (A Renewal Run II) 5K Run/Walk 5K Cravens Park (0.2 ml. E. of Matlock Rd & Cravens Park Dr.), 400 Cravens Park Drive Arlington, TX 76018 TX Jeph Abara 817-265-4578 http://www.runningintheusa.com/jeph jephaa@yahoo.com This is another fun & competitive race (A Renewal Run II) in lovely Cravens Park in south Arlington. The loop out & back course -- relatively flat & fast, partly tree-shaded. Come have fun running, walking, strolling … on the eve of Super Bowl XLV. The race will be at 9:00 AM on February 5, 2011. Participants can have fun running, walking, strolling or at whatever speed. Parking is available in the park. There will be Overall & Masters Winner awards, plus 3-deep awards in 36 essentially 5-year age/gender brackets from 6 & Under to 80 & Over. Entry fees are relatively inexpensive, at the low end of race fees for North Texas. Donated school supplies for Girls Inc. of Tarrant county or new-born diapers for Arlington*Mansfield pregnancy Center. The net race proceeds will go to the two organizations. More info? 817-265-4578 / jephaa@yahoo.com.
02/05/2011 Freeze your Fanny 5k and 10k run. 10, 30,40,50,and metric century bike rides Doris McQueen Elementary School Longview Texas B'Ann Boiles 903-234-9655 903-234-9499 www.freezeyourfanny.com pmjc@sbcglobal.net The event benefits East Texas Lightnin', a local organization that provides recreational activities for individuals with learning disabilities.
2/12/2011 CACCC Valentine's Day 5k Fun Run/Walk Distance: 5k Location : Landa Park, New Braunfels, Tx 78130  Phone : 830-626-2543 Fax : Website : http://comalcac.org/site/ Email : cacccswhite@yahoo.com
02/19/2011 CitySolve Urban Race Houston 5K Houston TX Jason Hofsess 510-371-4386 www.CitySolveUrbanRace.com info@CitySolveUrbanRace.com CitySolve is a unique city-wide adventure that takes a lot of brain, a bit of brawn, and a ton of fun! More than a scavenger hunt, not quite a road race, this unique hybrid combines trivia, from pop culture to world history, with a team-oriented adventure. It's the race for runners who like to think, thinkers who like to compete, and everyone who likes to play. Throw in a few checkpoint challenges, (think Double Dare, without the slime,) and you've got CitySolve Urban Race
02/26/2011 The 24th Annual ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run, 10K race and 5K fun run/walk race Downtown Houston - Start line at the intersection of Texas Ave. & Smith St. Texas Alissa Myers 281-293-2447 http://www.ConocoPhillipsRodeoRun.com alissa.k.myers@conocophillips.com The 24th annual ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run, which includes a 10K race and 5K fun run/walk, will take place on Saturday, February 26, 2011. The Rodeo Run continues to raise scholarship funds for Texas youth. The event is known all around Houston for its fun and festive atmosphere complete with costume contests and a Texas-size post-race party. Runners and walkers will experience Houston’s only point-to-point 10K race and 5K fun run/walk that kicks off the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ (HLSR) Parade. A record 15,000 participants are expected to join in the fun, racing through the streets of downtown Houston. Online registration starts December 1, 2010 at www.ConocoPhillipsRodeoRun.com. Participants are encouraged to register online. No online registration fee will apply for this year’s race. Runners may also call the race hotline 281-293-2447 or pick up race brochures at Phillips 66 and Conoco stations. Early registration fee is $25. Entries postmarked after February 5 will be $30
03/05/2011 AH Band Association 22nd Annual "Run to the Beat" 5k/10k Alamo Heights High School 6900 Broadway San Antonio Texas Holly Ortega 210-687-2147 www.alamoheightsband.com ahwalkrun@gmail.com The Alamo Heights Band Association has announced they will host their twenty-second annual “Run/Walk to the Beat” on Saturday, March 5, 2011, through the historic neighborhoods of Alamo Heights to raise money for the city’s High School and Junior School band programs. The “Run/Walk” has traditionally been the most important fundraiser for the school district’s band program, which relies heavily on community and parental involvement. “Our band is successful because of the people who help support us, “ says Alamo Heights Band Association President David Miracle. “We have an incredible network of volunteers who donate their time, money and muscle power to a school music program our district can be very proud of.” The event also gives area residents a chance to enjoy live entertainment from the High School and Junior School band students along the scenic race route. The students will motivate race participants ranging in age from eleven years old and under to seventy years old and up. The top three finishers in each category will receive medals. Area businesses and other supporters will help provide door prizes and refreshments during and after the race. The race will begin at 8:30 am on March 5 at the Alamo Heights High School campus located at 6900 Broadway. Pre-registration will begin at 6:45 that morning and end at 8:00 am before the race. Participants can pre-register at Soler’s Sports at 5933 Broadway in Alamo Heights, or for instant registration visit https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/73973 For more information on Alamo Heights Band, Run to the beat, or to support the band, visit the Alamo Heights Band Association at http://www.alamoheightsband.com or contact Holly Ortega at ahwalkrun@gmail.com.
3/5/2011 - 3/6/2011 Texas Independence Relay 204 miles relay Gonzales, TX to San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, TX TX Jay Hilscher 512-716-5041 www.texasindependencerelay.com, www.lonestarrelays.com Jay@texasindependencerelay.com Come and Take it! . . . if you have what it takes! Teams of 8-12 - 40 relay exchanges of about 5 miles each - From rural Texas, through small towns and continuing through downtown Houston, runners trace the route of Sam Houston and the Texian army as they fled Santa Anna. The race starts with a replica cannon where the first skirmish for Texas independence occured and finishes at the San Jacinto Monument where victory was secured. Unforgettable!
3/6/2011 1st Annual 2011 Run at Borderfest 1/2 Marathon, 1/2 Marathon Relay, 5K State Farm Arena Texas runatborderfest.com runatborderfest@hotmail.com You’ll start outside of the State Farm Arena, but you’ll finish inside the Arena under the Jumbotron Video Monitors….yes, it’s your chance to show thousands that YOU DID IT! After your race, you can meet up with your friends and family inside the Arena while taking part in our Finish Line Food Fest. Check out your results instantly at our on-line results table, and cheer on the rest of the finishers. Afterwards enjoy our Carnival with your friends and family.
3/12/2011 3rd Annual Impossible Possibilities' St. Patrick's Day-5K Festival 5K Trinity Park - 2401 University Drive Tx Josh Hernandez 817-505-9600 http://www.impossiblepossibilities.org admin@impossiblepossibilities.org Impossible Possibilities will host its 3rd Annual 5K Festival on March 12, 2011. Quickly becoming a premier event in the DFW area, the five-hour festival consists of a 5K run and family walk, 1-Mile Kids' Race, Live Music, Expo, Kid Zone, Awards Ceremony, Food and Drinks. The festival opens at noon and ends at 5 p.m. with the 5K race beginning at 2 p.m. Sponsors include Fort Worth Weekly, Jack FM, Guinness, and many more! Come out and enjoy a family-friendly event while helping support student education in the DFW area!
03/12/2011 Doug Sibley Memorial Scholarship 5K Fun Run/Walk 5K Omaha Texas Linda Sibley (903) 884-2900 www.DougSibley5K.Webs.Com DSibley@swbell.net The Doug Sibley Memorial Scholarship 5K Fun Run is being held to raise funds for the Doug Sibley Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is presented each year to one Paul Pewitt High School senior male athlete that exhibits the qualities that former Pewitt coach Doug Sibley would have looked for and expected from his athletes. These qualities include hard work, dedication, desire, leadership, and a never quit attitude. Several former scholarship recipients have been able to further their education beyond high school with the help of the Doug Sibley Memorial Scholarship. Coach Doug Sibley and his family moved to Omaha, Texas and began coaching at Paul Pewitt High School in the fall of 1980. He was the Defensive Coordinator for the varsity football team, the assistant varsity basketball coach, and the head high school track and field coach. Though Coach Sibley loved coaching, his true passion was being in the classroom and teaching. Coach Sibley taught American History, Sociology, and Drivers Education. He truly loved seeing his students learn and succeed. Sibley held this position for 22 years at Pewitt High School until he passed away on December 11, 2001 after suffering a severe stroke. The Doug Sibley Memorial Scholarship 5K Fun Run is being held to raise funds for the Doug Sibley Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is presented each year to one Paul Pewitt High School senior male athlete that exhibits the qualities that former Pewitt coach Doug Sibley would have looked for and expected from his athletes. These qualities include hard work, dedication, desire, leadership, and a never quit attitude. Several former scholarship recipients have been able to further their education beyond high school with the help of the Doug Sibley Memorial Scholarship.
03/12/2011 YMCA Shamrock Run 5K Wichita Falls Texas Erin Darche (940) 761-1000 (940) 761-9999 http://www.ymcawf.org erin@ymcawf.org A 5K run celebrating St. Patrick's Day! You can also register online at www.runreg.com Call Erin at (940)761-1000 for more information. Event is being held in conjunction with our city wide St. Patrick's Day Festival. Come run and then stay for the festival! WALKERS welcome!
03/12/2011 St. Patrick's Day Festival 5K 10K 1 Mile Fun Run 5K 10K Paluxy Heritage Park Texas Kim Pieper 254-396-9399 630-982-1755 www.active.com kpieper@me.com Join us for our first 5K, 10K, & 1 Mile Fun Run through the tranquil streets of Historic Downtown Glen Rose. Run website, route map, and more information available soon. The weekend will be full of festival events including a golf tournament, chili cookoff, bike fest, and more. Don't delay......register today!
3/12/2011 The Rock-Y Trail Run 5k YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow (Hunt) Texas Ryne Witt 830-238-4631 http://www.ymcasatx.org/Page.aspx?pid=932 rynew@ymcasatx.org Test your skills and conquer the hills during The Rock-Y 5K-Trail Run at YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow (CFA). Nestled in the majestic Texas Hill Country along the Guadalupe River, CFA offers tranquil scenery and shaded trails perfect for the trail runner. This 5K trail run will test your skills as you climb hills, run along the river and scale rocky terrain. Stay overnight and enjoy fresh, homemade food prepared by our camp chef. Bring the family for a fun, family oriented weekend playing at camp. Housing includes cabins featuring twin bunk beds for up to 12 people, bathrooms and heat/air. All proceeds from the run are donated to our Y-Partners fund, which is our scholarship fund that helps send kids to summer camp. Your participation in the race is about more than just you, it is about helping give a child the chance to gain life long memories and life long friends. The race is open to all types of competitors (runners, walkers, joggers). If the runner is under the age of 8, we ask for them to be in the Kids Fun Run, which is a mile long run.
03/19/2011 Bearathon 13.1 Mile Half-Marathon and 5K Run Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 8am Texas Baylor University Student Foundation 254-710-4474 www.baylor.edu/studentfoundation Student_Foundation@baylor.edu Baylor University's Student Foundation presents the 9th annual Bearathon, a certified 13.1-mile half-marathon through Cameron park and 5K Run. The 5K run, open for all ages, follows the beginning of the Bearathon course and takes runners on a tour of Baylor's campus. All proceeds from the Bearathon fund student scholarships. For more details and to register online, visit www.baylor.edu/studentfoundation. Challenge yourself to the hardest half-marathon in Texas!
03/26/2011 R.P.M. Run for Fun 5K 1MI 1K Rosa Parks Millbrook Elementary Texas Willie 972-218-1564 http://rpmrunforfun.tk pmrunforfun@gmail.com Major Fundraiser of the Rosa Parks Millbrook Elementary and its P.T.A
03/27/11 Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Half Marathon benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Half-Marathon Dallas TX Shannon Davis 1-800-311-1255 858-450-6905 http://dallas.competitor.com/ rnrdallas@competitorgroup.com Rock your run at the second annual Rock 'n' Roll Dallas 1/2 Marathon benefitting Susan G. Komen for the Cure on March 27, 2011! Take a 13.-mile tour of the charming and sophisticated neighborhoods of Dallas and discover a city where the whimsical, eclectic, regal, athletic, country and cosmopolitan worlds diverge into a burgeoning metropolis. As the course winds through the city, runners get a taste of Dallas’ country yet urban charm as themed aid stations, live bands, and cheer squads enlighten their race experience. The 13.1-mile course is set in downtown Dallas, starting in the contemporary urban setting at Dallas City Hall and ending inside the infamous Cotton Bowl Stadium. With perfect spring weather, mile by mile entertainment, and a serenely fast course, runners will get a taste of all things fabulously Dallas including a grand, band stand finish.
03/27/2011 Rock’n’Roll Dallas Ѕ Marathon Benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure 13.1 miles Dallas City Hall Plaza TX http://dallas.competitor.com/ rnrdallas@competitorgroup.com This 13.1 mile block party takes runners through quintessential landmarks and finishes near the iconic Texas Star Ferris Wheel in Fair Park. Perfect spring temperatures, a fast course and lively bands will keep you rockin' in Dallas
04/02/2011 Jog with the Frog 5k 5k and 1k The Band Shell at Fair Park - Dallas Texas Renee Brendle 214-824-7940 jogwiththefrog.com rbrendle@educationalfirststeps.org Registration 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 1k - 8:00 a.m. 5k - 8:30 a.m. Awards 9:45 a.m.
04/02/2011 Run for the Nations 5K Greenville Sports Park 6902 Sayle Street Greenville Texas Lauren Bullard http://runforthenations.eventbrite.com/ lar4jsm@gmail.com This is the first annual Run for the Nations 5K! This race is open to runners and walkers of all ages. Come improve your running time or make it a family event. The run begins at Greenville Sports Park in Greenville, Texas at 8 am. Hang around after the race to enjoy live music and refreshments. Runners will be provided a t-shirt upon check-in/registration on day of event prior to race. On-site registration: $35 - Cash or check only please. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian in order to check-in/participate. No dogs will be allowed at the park or on the run. Race will happen rain or shine. Runners will be timed.
04/02/2011 Mud Quest 2 mile, 5K, 10K, and kids Waco Texas http://www.mudquestrun.com We have a full family event complete with live music, food and plenty of mud. Come out and be part of the 2500+ that will experience the fun!
04/09/2011 Davy Crockett Bear Chase Marathon Groveton ISD Indian Stadium Texas Paul Snyder 936-642-1715 http://www.50statesmarathonclub.com/bear.html Boston Marathon Qualifier
04/09/2011 Bird on the Run 4 Mile and 1 Mile Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve, Southlake Texas Emily Galpin 817-939-1110 www.bjnc.org bobjonesnaturecenter@hotmail.com The two runs are trail runs. The 4 mile includes running on the Walnut Grove National Recreation Trail.
04/09/2011 SRPH 5K Fun Run 5K Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health Texas Christina Ly 214-649-5867 http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1935740 cly@srph.tamhsc.edu Come out and support PUBLIC HEALTH by participating in the annual SRPH 5K FUN RUN! There will be door prizes, music from Candy 95, medals for top 3 finalists of all race categories (25 and under, 26-35, 36-49, 50 and over) and goodie bags for all participants! Event: 5K Run/Walk Date: Saturday, April 9, 2011 Online registration: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1935740 Race: 8:30 a.m. Cost: $20/particpant for pre-register, $25 day of race Location: TAMHSC School of Rural Public Health Benefiting: School of Rural Public Health Student Scholarship Fund
04/09/2011 The Original Mud Run 10K 301 NE 6th Street Texas info@theoriginalmudrun.com http://www.theoriginalmudrun.com/ Brief Description Mud Run is a combination of regular citizens, Civil Servants, companies, teams, colleges and some military personnel competing together through a series of boot camp styled obstacles that have been surrounded by (or consist entirely of) mud. The race is 10K and it is unique to the world of adventure racing. This is definitely not something you could set up in your backyard. Fees $40-$75 All participants are asked to set up a participants donation page. Friends, family and co-workers can support your effort & raise some much needed cash for our charitable partners. We can't conduct the race w/out their volunteer help & they can't do the great work they do without ours. 100% of all pledged funds go directly to the charity. What is DGAP? DGAP stands for Division for Generally Athletic People or Don't Give A Poop (about my placement). It is the FUN RUN division. There are no requirements for attire, gender or team size. IT IS AN INDIVIDUAL ENTRY! There's NO TEAM OPTION DURING REGISTRATION but you can form as a team at the race in any way you want! Again you can wear anything, run as fast or slow as you want, wear tennis shoes, wear shorts, wear costumes, run as a team of any size, have fun, stop and play, anything you want.
04/16/2011 Tech Theta "Speak Up for Kids" CASA 5k 5k & Kids 1 K Mackenzie Park - Lubbock TX CASA South Plains 806-763-2272 806-763-2273 http://casaofthesouthplains.org/Events-General/tech-theta-qspeak-up-for-kidsq-casa-5k2011.html rosec@lubbockcasa.org The 2011 Tech Theta "Speak Up for Kids CASA" 5k event will take place April 16 at Mackenzie Park in Lubbock. Last year, the event hosted just under 1000 registered participants by providing an atmosphere favorable to serious runners while still presenting a family-friendly environment with a Kids K for athletes age 12 and under – all while raising awareness of the current child abuse epidemic in our region. Online race registration is now available for $20 per adult and $15 for kids 12 and under. Registration on April 16 will be available beginning at 8 am for an increased fee. The NEW location at Mackenzie Park will allow us to host a variety of family friendly activities from 8 am - 9 am before the beginning of race. Both walkers and runners are encouraged to participate. Dogs and strollers are allowed. Chip timing for serious runners will not be provided this year. Event t-shirts will be given to the first 1000 registered participants.
4/16/2011 Run for Human Rights 5K Bachman Lake Park TX Lianne Aluotto (214) 273-4344 www.hrionline.org laluotto@hrionline.org Run for Human Rights April 16, 2011 at 8:00 am Bachman Lake Park Dallas, TX
4/16/2011 Bloomin Temple 5K & Fun Run 5K, 1 mile 1402 N. 15th St. (Optimist Park), Temple Texas Shana Jeter 254-541-5812 active.com hplrun@yahoo.com In Conjunction with the Bloomin Temple Festival
04/16/2011 11th Annual Crawfish Crawlers 5K Walk/Run 5K Llano TX Tommie Allen or Dolores Menchaca 325/247-4021 325/247-3400 dmenchaca@hillcountry.org Llano, TX 7:30AM at CR 116 & RR 152 - .5 miles from Llano City Park. Race begins at 8:30AM with registration at 7:30AM. Early bird registration is $20 per person (all age divisions) before April 1. After April 1, registration is $25 (all age divisions). Trophies, medals and prize drawing. Call for more information.
04/16/2011 Whitehouse Family 5K Run & Healthy Kids Day 5K Whitehouse YMCA 301 Terry St., Whitehouse, TX 75791 Texas Jodi Laird 903-839-9622 903-839-9620 www.tylerymca.org jlaird@tylerymca.org Join us as the Whitehouse YMCA will host the annual Healthy Kid's Day event on Saturday, April 16, from 9 to 12 p.m. This event is free to the public and it will be jammed with many fun games and activities for families to partake in all while learning helpful tips on fitness and nutrition. On the same day, the Family Run (1/2 mile) will kick-off at 9:30 a.m. following that the Whitehouse 5k will begin at 10 a.m. The cost to register is $15 for adults and $10 for students. All proceeds made will go to the YMCA Scholarship programs. Please go to Tylerymca.org to downlaod the registration form. Last day to pre-register is April 12.
04/22/2011 Easter Hill Country Tour 20 - 100 miles Kerrville Texas William Hudson 512-206-0078 www.ehct.com ehct@austincycling.org Good evening. The Austin Cycling Association is hosting three days of fully-supported riding over the 2011 Easter weekend in the gorgeous Texas Hill Country from only $40. Details are at the web site below. Please can you help us promote it? We would love to have you and your members/riding friends join us for this event. Many thanks. All rides will start and finish in Kerrville with each day offering multiple options at distances ranging from about 20 to 100 miles. All rides are fully-supported with rest stops at strategic intervals along the routes supplemented by roving SAG vehicles. www.ehct.com Thank you again and may we offer a warm welcome to all participants. Stanton & Susie Truxillo, Tour Directors William Hudson, Team Leader, Publicity
04/23/2011 Family Sports Center Spring 5K Run/Walk 3.2 miles Holdsworth Drive, Kerrville Texas Kim Moorman 830-895-5555 830-895-5582 www.familysportscenter.com kim@familysportscenter.com DATE: April 23, 2011 EVENTS: 5K Run/Walk TIME: 5K Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. Walk will begin at 8 a.m. START/FINISH: Holdsworth Drive & Sidney Baker Kerrville, Texas PARKING: Tivy Stadium & Country Club Plaza Shopping Center ENTRY FEE & DEADLINES: $20 until April 22 at 6 p.m. Final Entry: $25 Race Day April 23, 7-8 a.m. REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUP: Friday, April 22: 12-6 p.m. Family Sports Center Lobby 1107 Junction Highway Kerrville, Texas 78028 or Saturday, April 23: 7-8 a.m. Holdsworth Drive & Sidney Baker AWARDS: Awards Ceremony: 10 a.m. Plaque to top male and female-5K Top 3 finishers in each age/sex division– 5K
04/23/2011 Green 6.2 10K/5K/Kids K City Centre Houston, TX Texas Graham Schooley 832-327-3210 832-327-3232 www.thegreen62.com graham@raceassist.com The 2011 Green 6.2 promises to become a marquee running event attracting fitness-minded Houstonians due to the timing of the event, the fun-filled nature of the activities surrounding the race, the ideal location in the suburb of Memorial and the attractiveness of the CITYCENTRE venue. Our event will straddle the Earth Day celebrations of Friday, April 22, with the pre-race Packet Pick-Up Party on Thursday and the race on Saturday morning. In addition to a USATF certified 10K race, we will have a 5K fun run and Kids K run.
04/23/2011 Running Moms Rock 5K & Family FunFest 5K The Shops at Highland Village, Highland Village Texas Michelle Sedas 817.917.2772 http://www.runningmomsrock.com/ info@runningmomsrock.com Attend the 2nd Annual Running Moms Rock 5K & Family FunFest! Bring the kids, the stroller and your friends for an evening filled with music, face painting, raffle prizes, and fun! Each 5K participant will receive a Running Moms Rock Technical Race Shirt!
04/30/2011 The Survival Race 5K Cousins Paintball Park Texas Dean 1-888-418-0978 www.thesurvivalrace.com thesurvivalrace@gmail.com
04/30/2011 Central Market Thrill of the Grill 5K 5K 320 Coit Rd, Plano, TX, 75075 TX http://www.thrillofthegrill5k.com/
5/1/2011 Amarillo Half Marathon Half Marathon, 5k, 1 Mile Fun run Amarillo TX Deano Reinke 407-620-1560 http://usrahm.com
5/7/2011 Buffalo Boogie 5K timed; 1M and 5K fun walk/run Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge; Fort Worth Texas Marsha McLaughlin 817-392-7410 www.buffaloboogie.org fonc@earthlink.net Buffalo Boogie is a big fundraiser for the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, the largest city park. Register as an individual, family, group, or school. And bring your dog! This is fun for the whole family and includes lots of door prizes, live music, balloon clown, face painters, caricature artist, exhibitors, and the Nature Center Gift Shop. Participants receive a free t-shirt (first 1000 registered), breakfast, snacks, and a wide choice of free goodies. Top three finishers in each age group will receive awards (timed runners only).
5/7/2011 Movings Minds 10K, 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk Rusk County Library, 106 E Main Street, Henderson, TX Texas Stacey Gordon 214-773-2401 http://www.hendersonisd.org/MessageCenterDetail.aspx?ContentID=991 staceydionne@gmail.com Register online through race website
5/14/2011 Earl & Billye Bradley Wellness Center 5K 5K - 3.1miles Eastland Memorial Hospital Texas Tessa Culverhouse 254-631-5233 254-631-0819 www.eastlandmemorial.com tessa.culverhouse@emhd.org
5/14/2011 Possum Kingdom Lions Club Run/Walk for Sight 5K Lions Club Building, 142 La Villa Rd, East Side Possum Kingdom Lake Texas Alan Fires 940-779-4336 rbjpk@yahoo.com Pancake Breakfast available starting at 7:00 AM Run Start: 9:00 AM Start & finish at Lions Club Building Cost for 5K is $25 , which includes pancake breakfast for participant. Cost for Fun Walk/Run is $10. First 100 5K entries will receive PK Trails Walk/Run T-shirt Proceeds will support Possum Kingdom Lions Club projects such as eye glasses for needy individuals and Texas Lions Camp.
05/14/2011 One Less 5K/3K 3K/5K Joshua Springs Park & Preserve, Comfort TX Texas Katie Fickey 210-438-2717 http://oneless5k.blogspot.com katiefickey@yahoo.com
05/21/2011 SMG Run 5k 1200 South Davis Drive Arlington Texas 76013 Texas Chandler Clark 817-264-6230 www.smgrun.org funrun2011-smg@yahoo.com May 21, 2011 1 Mile Fun Run & 5k Run 1200 South Davis Drive Arlington Texas 76013 5K $100.00 dollar cash awards for Overall Male and Female. $50.00 cash award for Masters Male and Female SMG Fun Run 5K course is certified: #TX09023ETM. Join us for our SMG run benefiting St Maria Goretti school and Physical Education programs. At St. Maria Goretti we understand and enable mental, faith, and physical growth in our students. Come share in our commitment to our students and all students as we prepare them for life’s challenges. Our SMG Run is a fun way to contribute to your community and future.
05/28/2011 Who Let The Dogs Out? 1 mile kid's fun run and 5K downtown Square Rusk Texas Chris Holcomb 903-683-5315 903-683-8135 wholetthedogsoutrace.org chrisholcomb1983@yahoo.com 5K and 1 mile kid's fun run. We encouarge runners to run with their dogs to promote health and fitness of people and their pets. Proceeds will benefit Country Ladies Rescue - a local animal rescue group. USATF certified course. Timing provided by No Limits Timing using Chronotrack system. This event is in conjunction with our 17th annual Fair on the Square. Come run across the longest wooden footbridge in Texas!
05/28/2011 The Original Mud Run 10K Sam Houston Race Park TX http://www.theoriginalmudrun.com/ info@theoriginalmudrun.com Brief Description Mud Run is a combination of regular citizens, Civil Servants, companies, teams, colleges and some military personnel competing together through a series of boot camp styled obstacles that have been surrounded by (or consist entirely of) mud. The race is 10K and it is unique to the world of adventure racing. This is definitely not something you could set up in your backyard. Course is a 6.2 MILE, Military Style Obstacle Course over 30+ obstacles for runners 12 years and older. Runners under the age of 18 must have waiver signed by an adult and must be accompanied by an adult during the enire race. See our website for details. www.TheOriginalMudRun.com
6/4/2011 7th Annual Impact A Hero 5K Run, Walk, Wheel 5K Mercer Stadium, Sugar Land TX L Boyd 713-215-7974 http://www.active.com/donate/impactahero The 7th Annual Impact A Hero 5K will continue as in the previous years with the Houston Texans' coaches, players and cheerleaders joining us to raise $1mm for our seriously wounded Heroes and their families. More than 50 Heroes and family members will join us for this great event from all over the country. We expect 2,200 participants this year, so plan to arrive early. This is a great patriotic event with Coast Guard flyover, military participation and great Americans from all over to say "Thanks A $1,000,000" to our Heroes. Awards and Prize money are offered.
6/5/2011 Merrell Down & Dirty Mud Run 5k & 10k Races Dallas TX Larissa Lewis 818-707-8866 http://www.downanddirtymudrun.com/ mesp@mesp.com Attention all recruits! Have Fun - Get Dirty!! The Merrell Down & Dirty National Mud Run Series features 5K and 10K off-road courses filled with: •Military-style Obstacles •Commanding cargo climbs •Wild water crossings •Mud, mud, and More Mud! •Post-race Food, Music and an awesome Tech Tee Race alongside local Military personnel, Public Safety Officers and Police Academy trainees.
06/25/2011 Waxahachie Rotary Club, 25th Annual Cow Creek Country Classic 10, 19, 36, 46, 75 and 100 miles Waxahachie, through Ellis, Johnson & Hill counties Texas Melissa Ballard (972) 351-5122 (972) 938-4337 www.cowcreekcountryclassic.org mballard@cnbwax.com
07/09/2011 Old Settler's Stampede 1 mile fun run- 5K Run City Park Seymour Texas Loving Insurance -Deana Loving 940-889-5837 940-889-1236 www.oldsettlersstampede.com lovingins@hotmail.com The 2nd Annual Old Settler's Stampede will begin and end at the Portwood Pavilion located at 800 East Morris Street Seymour, Texas (City Park), The fun run begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the 5K Run at 8:00 a.m.. The race is held to raise money for various city organizations each year. T-shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered participants. Pets and strollers are welcome. Refreshments are provided at race completion. All fun run participants receive a ribbon, medals are awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age group and $100 is awarded to overall male and female, masters male and female and grand masters male and female. It is a certified USATF course. The race is directed by It's about time race management. Please visit the website for additional information and the registration forms. The Focus is on Fun not Fast!
7/17/2011 Crohn's and Colitis Foundation-Team Challenge Run/Walk 13.1 Miles Train in Houston, Race in Napa California Texas/California Heather Kerbow 713-572-2232 ext. 12 713-572-2433 http://www.ccteamchallenge.org/Teams/South_Texas_Chapter.htm hkerbow@ccfa.org Runners, walkers and wine enthusiats- Join CCFA's Team Challenge for the Napa 2011 Season! Training begins March 26th and continues until the race on July 17th. This program raises much needed funds for Crohn's and Colitis research and education in honor of the 1.4 million Americans affected by these diseases. Info meetings are being held in March 2011...RSVP today by emailing hkerbow@ccfa.org
07/23/2011 Sizzling Summer Half Marathon/10K/1 Mile 13.1/10K/1 Mile River Legacy Park - Elm Grove Pavillion, Arlington Texas Michelle Miller www.sizzlingsummerhalf.com michelle@sizzlingsummerhalf.com Mostly flat course that winds through nature at River Legacy Park in Arlington, Texas. This race takes place during the HOTTEST time of the year in Texas but we don't let hot weather stop us from getting outside and staying active around here! There will be plenty of water, sports drinks and cool rags throughout the course. Half marathon and 10K participants will receive a technical shirt and 1 mile participants will receive a cotton t-shirt with the race logo. Half marathon and 10K participants will receive a finisher's medal. Come out and have a great time!
08/13/2011 Ability Connection Texas Run, Walk, Roll! 5K 1K, 5K Reverchon Park TX development@abilityconnectiontexas.org The 16th annual Run, Walk, Roll features a 5K run on a certified racecourse, 1K walk and wheelchair roll and a family fun post walk party featuring sponsors and community partners, face painting, balloon artists, photo buttons, live music and more! The Run, Walk, Roll benefiting Ability Connection Texas was started in 1995 and has grown to be one of the organization’s key annual fundraising events. Your support of this annual fundraiser helps provide a life of independence for people with disabilities all year long. Please partner with us to create a world where independence knows no boundaries. Race Day Schedule 7:00 am – Race Day Registration Opens 8:00 am – 5K Run Begins 8:15 am – 1k Walk & Roll Begins 9:30 am – Life Without Limits Awards Ceremony and Post Walk Party 5K: $20.00 pre-registration; $25.00 on Race Day 1K Walk and Wheelchair Roll: $15.00 pre-registration; $20.00 on Race Day Grab your family, friends, and co-workers, form a team, create a fundraising site and join us for this year’s fun event! We'll see you at the park on August 13!  www.runwalkroll.org
9/17/2011 Shortgrass Scamper 10K, 5K and 1 mile Archer City TX Tami Crowley 940-574-4217 http://www.acshortgrassscamper.com Tami.Crowley@esc9.net All proceeds benefit the Archer City Salvation Army. $25 for adults; $15 for those 12 and under Tshirts guaranteed to those that register by Sept. 2!
09/25/2011 Silicon Laboratories Austin Marathon Relay 26.2 miles Austin Texas dswincher@jacentex.org 512-925-2101 www.austinmarathonrelay.com dswincher@jacentex.org 5 person relay, common start/exchange/finish, 12K, 10K, 10K, 5K, 5K. Holder of the Guiness World Record, Fastest Marathon Relay. 7th year. 500 teams.
9/25/2011 Rahr & Sons Oktoberfest 5K 5K Rahr & Sons Brewery Texas DFWRUNS 214-339-7867 http://www.rahroktoberfest.com/ info@dfwruns.com The cry of happy beer drinkers at the start of the Munich Oktoberfest, which in German means, "The keg is tapped!" Well, almost! It is time to lace up those running shoes, dust off your lederhosen & dirndl, grab your favorite beer stein and meet us at Rahr & Sons brewery on Saturday, September 25th for the inaugural running of the Rahr & Sons Oktoberfest 5K all benefitting the Trinity Habitat for Humanity. All registrants receive a Rahr & Sons Oktoberfest branded beer pint glass that you can use inside the Rahr Biergarten to enjoy your favorite Rahr craft beer. Also, there will be tasty samples of German-style food and music throughout the day.
10/15/11 Missions Tour de Goliad Bicycle Ride 10, 30, 50 & 85 mile Downtown Goliad, Texas Texas Debra Barker 361/645-3563 361/645-3579 www.goliadcc.org goliadcc@goliad.net We invite you to join us on October 15, 2011 for the annual Missions Tour de Goliad Bike Ride. The Missions Tour de Goliad Bicycle Tour offers the unique charm and challenges of the South Texas countryside. Whether you choose the 10, 30, 50, or 85 mile tours, you will pedal through a rich countryside filled with stately centuries-old live oak trees and gently rolling hills. Make plans now to join us! Set your course for Goliad--a Texas Destination!
10/16/2011 The Christelle Moser Memorial 5K Run 5K MISD Multi-Purpose Stadium, 1800 S. 14th Street (at the corner of 14th Street and Hwy 287 Bypass). Follow signage to parking. Texas Midlothian Chamber of Commerce 972-723-8600 972-723-9300 http://www.midlothianchamber.org info@midlothianchamber.org The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us for the Christelle Moser Memorial 5K Run on October 16th, 2011 at 7:00A.M. We hope you enjoy the challenging course we have set and improve on your personal best. After the race, we welcome you to take some time to stroll through the Fall Festival and shop the many food, artisan, jewelry, and craft vendor booths. Bring your family along and spend the rest of the afternoon together enjoying the entertain-ment, atmosphere, and best of Midlothian. Please check the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce Website listed above for more information and registration options.
11/13/2011 Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathon benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Marathon, 1/2 Marathon San Antonio TX Kim Messey 1-800-311-1255 858-450-6905 http://san-antonio.competitor.com/ rnrsa@competitorgroup.com Discover your PR and the perfect margarita. Featuring scenic courses, temperatures in the mid-60’s, and unique cultural appeal, San Antonio proves to be the perfect destination for a late-fall running vacation. The flat and fast marathon and half marathon routes are perfect for runners and walkers at every level. Kids race option available too! Combine your athletic conquests with a weekend getaway highlighting some of Texas’ most quintessential landmarks!


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