Running the Distance, LLC
Marathon and Half Marathon series!!!
Small marathons and half marathons put on because we like to run and have fun!!!
Come join us!!!
Register for one race or the entire series.
If you can not run, please consider volunteering!!!!!
Email: Using the "contact us" link above if you can volunteer
Paper application accepted up to one week before race!!
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES WHEN RACE FILLS, no refunds
Both marathon and half marathon distances are offered daily, all finishers will be listed in results!!!
Medals for each race, one tech shirt per series!!!!
Races are open to the public and are located on park grounds, please follow all park rules!!!
The Texas Threesome ™: Race Fee Each Day: $70, $80 after 3/31, $90 race week
05/28/16 5am - The MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Marathon and Half $70, $80 after 3/31, $90 race week
05/29/16 5am - Jim's Goose Chase Marathon and Half $70, $80 after 3/31, $90 race week
05/30/16 5am - Memorial Day Marathon and Half $70, $80 after 3/31, $90 race week
The Texas Quad ™: Race Fee Each Day $60, $70 after 9/1, $80 race week
11/26/15 5am - The Walk Marathon and Half $60, $70 after 9/1, $80 race week
11/27/15 7am - The Waddle Marathon and Half $60, $70 after 9/1, $80 race week
11/28/15 7am - The Tortoise Marathon and Half $60, $70 after 9/1, $80 race week
11/29/15 5am - Charlie's Snake Wrangling Marathon and Half $60, $70 after 9/1, $80 race week
The Texas Double ™: Race Fee Each Day: $60, $70 after 9/30, $80 race week
12/19/15 7am - Whine Not a Marathon and Half $60, $70 after 9/30, $80 race week
12/20/15 7am - Whine Not Another Marathon and Half $60, $70 after 9/30, $80 race week
Packet Pickup: Each race series (May Threesome, November Quad & December Double) will have a one day only packet pick up @ Embassy Suites 5-7:30pm the evening before the 1st race of the series. Address is below. Late pickup 1 hour before race (only if you can not make the evening pickup), ending 15 minutes before race start. ARRIVE EARLY!!!
Course: Race starts going 9/10 (4/10 for the half) of a mile east toward Whataburger from the main pavilion, then turns and goes back 9/10 (4/10 for the half) of a mile back to the start, followed by 8 (4 for the half) loops around Bachman lake counter clockwise. This is a flat course with 3-4 small rises each loop.
Aid: Every 3 miles, stocked with gatorade, water, pretzels, bananas and other goodies as the day goes on.
Bathrooms: Start and a few located around the lake.
Location: Hosted at Bachman Lake 3500 W Northwest Highway Dallas, TX, 75220, formely the Jackson 50K course, course is the same daily.
Runner limit: All races limited to 75 runners.
Time limit: No time limit for those that are velocity challenged.
Certification: Certification # from Rec Center TX12228ETM, New certification from Pavilion pending.
Registration deadline: Must register 30 days in advance to guarantee a t-shirt, online registration open until noon each day before race. No refunds.
Maniacs and 50 State Club: Running the Distance, LLC races qualify for both clubs
Terms & Conditions: Sorry, no refunds and/or transfers to another event.
Directions: (NEW LOCATION ALL RACES START AT THE MAIN PAVILION 3500 W Northwest Highway)
Bachman Lake: 3500 W Northwest Highway Dallas, TX 75220- parking lot is next to the trail where the race will start.
Course start line and course direction is the same daily!!!!
From I-35 take Northwest Highway East approximately 2.25 miles to Lakefield Blvd and turn right. Turn right toward pavilion and follow road to the parking lot on the right of the pavilion.
From 75 (North Central Expressway) take Northwest Highway West approximately 6.11 to Lakefield Blvd and turn left. Turn right toward pavilion and follow road to the parking lot on the right of the pavilion.
Approximatley: 3-5 miles from Love Field Airport in Dallas, TX, which backs up to the park.
Embassy Suites Dallas - Lovefield Best Western Northwest Inn
3880 W Northwest Hwy,Dallas,TX75220 1-855-873-6564 2361 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 1-866-599-6674
Click here for more options: http://www.expedia.com/ and search on hotel, find near address: 2750 Bachman Drive Dallas, TX 75220
More Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/31215162@N07/sets/72157644916196245/