Half Marathon

5K and Relays

November 7, 2015

                               The Beach in Craig Ranch

                           6145 Alma, McKinney Tx 75070

                         Benefiting Pencils of Promise




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Registration Fees 


                                          5k    1/2 Marathon    1/2 Relay 

Before September 1st          $40        $70                $90

After September 1st            $45         $80               $100

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Race Day Schedule 


Registration:  6:30am
Race Time:  7:30am (Half and Relay)
  5K at 7:45am
Awards - Awards will be given to the overall male and female and masters winners in the 5K  and half  Age group awards will be 5 year increments.  The top three relay teams will receive awards in the following categories: Female Open, Male Open, and Coed Open. All finishers will receive medals.
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Pencils of Promise, a “for purpose” non-profit company that builds new schools and sponsors teacher training for underserved communities in Laos, Guatemala, and Ghana.



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​Fun Performance Hoodie


Custom Finsiher Medal for the 5k


Custom Finisher Medal for the Half and Relay

All races electronically chip-timed by Race Chip Timing

Aid Stations on the course

Refreshments after the race


Awards in five-year age group increments

All Finishers in ALL races receive medals!!

Overall Male & Female Open and Masters winners

Prizes from our sponsors

Music and fun

Great volunteers

Relay- The relay race will consist of teams of two people. Each person will run approximately half of the half marathon. The relay exchange will be at Dowell Middle School.


Packet Pickup - Packet pickup will be at Frisco Running Company on Wednesday, November 4th from 12-6pm , Thursday, November 5th from 11-6pm and Friday, November 6th from 11-6pm. Race day it will start at 6:30am at The Beach.


Restrooms -  Rest rooms on the course will be located on the corner of Ridge Rd and Glen Oaks. You pass by these two times! There will also be restromms and port-o-pots at The Beach.

Parking - Parking will be available at The Beach in Craig Ranch, The Michael Johnson Center, Victory Hospital on the top two floors of the parking garage and in their back parking lot,  on the street along Henneman Way, and the Stars Ice Skating Rink(a short walk to The Beach) Carpooling with friends would be a good idea. 

Relay Parking: YMCA 300 Ridge Rd, .McKinney, TX 75070
in overflow parking lot. Use the tunnel to cross Ridge Rd over to Dowell Middle School.

Chip Timing - The race will be timed by Race Chip Timing.  The timing chip will be on your bib number.  You must wear your bib to be timed. Race results can be found shortly after the race at www.racechiptiming.com and at www.GetRacing.org. You must complete the 13.1 miles in 3.5 hours.

Volunteers - We would like to thank all our volunteers, past and present. Without you, this would not be possible. We always need all the good volunteers we can get, so bring your friends and family and anyone you know who would like to help out and be part of the race team.   Contact Jimmy if you would like to volunteer!

Refund Policy - There is no rain date for the event.  In cases of inclement weather, natural disaster or other unforeseen extraordinary circumstances, management reserves the right to cancel the event and/or modify the race course for safety concerns.  Under such circumstances, there will be no refunds or transfer of entries to future Get Racing Events. Each athlete must accept any such risk of their entry fee paid.  All monies collected are used to develop and produce the event, including all race supplies, staffing, and administration.  We pledge to make every effort to produce a fair and safe event for all.  Management reserves the right to reject or accept a race entry for any reason. All registrations are non-refundable & non transferrable.