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 Fees: $60, $70 after 3/31, $80 race week
05/23/15 5am - The MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Marathon and Half
05/24/15 5am - Jim's Goose Chase Marathon and Half
05/25/15 5am - Memorial Day Marathon and Half
The Texas Quad ™: Race Fees $60, $70 after 9/1, $80 race week
11/26/15 5am - The Walk Marathon and Half
11/27/15 7am - The Waddle Marathon and Half
11/28/15 7am - The Tortoise Marathon and Half
11/29/15 5am - Charlie's Snake Wrangling Marathon and Half
The Texas Double ™: Race Fees: $60, $70 after 9/30, $80 race week
12/19/15 7am - Whine Not a Marathon and Half
12/20/15 7am - Whine Not Another Marathon and Half
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, ending 15 minutes before race start. ARRIVE EARLY!!!
Course: Race starts going 9/10 of a mile east toward Whataburger, then turns and goes back 9/10 of a mile back to the start, then starts the 8 loops around Bachman lake counter clockwise (only one out and back at 9/10 of a mile after starting). 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 Dallas, TX, formely the Jackson 50K course, course is the same daily, see directions below.
Runner limit: All races limited to 75 runners.
Time limit: No time limit for those that are velocity challenged.
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 entry fee transfer to another event.
Bachman Lake Rec Center ( Bachman Lake RTD Marathon TX12228ETM ) : 2750 Bachman Drive Dallas, TX 75220- parking lot is next to the trail where the race
will start, to the left of the Rec Center when facing trail. Course start and course direction is the same daily!!!!
From I-35 take Northwest Highway East to Bachman Drive (Chevron, Subway and Bank of America ATM within site)
when you turn right on Bachman Drive. Follow road to a parking lot on the left just before the Bachman Recreation Center.
From 75 take Northwest Highway West to Bachman Drive (Chevron, Subway and Bank of America ATM within site) when
you turn left on Bachman Drive. Follow road to a parking lot on the left just before the Bachman Recreation Center.
Approximatley: 3-5 miles from Love Field Airport in Dallas, TX.
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
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