The Beach in Craig Ranch
6145 Alma, McKinney Tx 75070
Benefiting Pencils of Promise
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.
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 The Tri Shop in Plano on Wednesday, November 5th from 12-7pm , the Frisco Running Company in Frisco on Thursday, November 6th from 11-6pm and Sports Authority in McKinney on Friday, November 7th from 11-6. 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 Michelle if you would like to volunteer!
Fees - $ 30 for the 5K, $ 70 for Mini Marathon, $ 80 for Relay team. If registered before September 1st 2014. All Fees for registration after September 1st, 2014 are: $ 35 for 5K and $100 for relay and $80 for MINI Marathhon. There will be a second price increase as of October 19, 2014 by the same increments.
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 relays teams will receive awards in the following categories: Female Open, Male Open, and Coed Open. All finishers will receive medals.
Custom Race Hooded Sweatshirts
FINISHER MEDALS for EVERYONE!!!
All races electronically chip-timed by Race Chip Timing
Aid Stations on the course
Starbucks coffee and refreshments after the race
Race results posted in the Dallas Morning
News and www.GetRacing.org.
Awards in five-year age group increments
Overall Male & Female Open and Masters winners
Prizes from our sponsors
Music and fun
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.