5K, 10K, Half & Full Marathons

  • 5k races
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Vern's No Frills 5K Georgetown, TX 21 May 2022 Vern's No Frills 5K
    Front Porch Days Half Marathon Kyle, TX 21 May 2022 Front Porch Days Half Marathon
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 21 May 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Jurassic Trail Runs Glen Rose, TX 21 May 2022 Jurassic Trail Runs
    Hidden Hills Ultra Strawn, TX 21 May 2022 Hidden Hills Ultra
    Spartan Race - Austin Burnet, TX 22 May 2022 Spartan Race - Austin
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 28 May 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    American Hero 25K Relay San Antonio, TX 29 May 2022 American Hero 25K Relay
    Badass Texas Waco, TX 29 May 2022 Badass Texas
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 4 June 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 11 June 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Vern's No Frills 5K Georgetown, TX 18 June 2022 Vern's No Frills 5K
    Legal Draft Running Club Social Run/Walk - June Arlington, TX 18 June 2022 Legal Draft Running Club Social Run/Walk - June
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 18 June 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Beard Vs Beans Longest Day 5K/10K San Antonio, TX 19 June 2022 Beard Vs Beans Longest Day 5K/10K
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 25 June 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Empower 7 5K Rockwall, TX 25 June 2022 Empower 7 5K
    Liberty 5K/10K The Colony, TX 2 July 2022 Liberty 5K/10K
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 2 July 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Run, White and Blue 5K Bastrop, TX 2 July 2022 Run, White and Blue 5K
    Keller Firecracker 5K Keller, TX 3 July 2022 Keller Firecracker 5K
    Run Wild 5K Houston, TX 4 July 2022 Run Wild 5K
    Freedom Fighter 5K Tyler, TX 4 July 2022 Freedom Fighter 5K
    Foam Glow - Austin Austin, TX 9 July 2022 Foam Glow - Austin
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 9 July 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Too Hot To Handle Half Dallas, TX 9 July 2022 Too Hot To Handle Half
    Vern's No Frills 5K Georgetown, TX 16 July 2022 Vern's No Frills 5K
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 16 July 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Hot 2 Trot 5K Temple, TX 16 July 2022 Hot 2 Trot 5K
    Pioneer Power Sprint Triathlon & 5K Denton, TX 17 July 2022 Pioneer Power Sprint Triathlon & 5K
    Foam Glow - Houston Houston, TX 23 July 2022 Foam Glow - Houston
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 23 July 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Winter in July 5K/10K San Antonio, TX 23 July 2022 Winter in July 5K/10K
    Stars and Stripes Half Marathon New Braunfels, TX 23 July 2022 Stars and Stripes Half Marathon
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 30 July 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 6 August 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Melon Dash McKinney, TX 6 August 2022 Melon Dash
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 13 August 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Sabine Causeway 5K Port Arthur, TX 19 August 2022 Sabine Causeway 5K
    Vern's No Frills 5K Georgetown, TX 20 August 2022 Vern's No Frills 5K
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 20 August 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Summer Sun Fun Run Corpus Christi, TX 20 August 2022 Summer Sun Fun Run
    Legal Draft Running Club Social Run/Walk - August Arlington, TX 20 August 2022 Legal Draft Running Club Social Run/Walk - August
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 27 August 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 3 September 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Muddy Dash - Austin Austin, TX 10 September 2022 Muddy Dash - Austin
    Honor The Fallen Half Marathon Grand Prairie, TX 10 September 2022 Honor The Fallen Half Marathon
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 10 September 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Rock Dallas Trail Runs Dallas, TX 11 September 2022 Rock Dallas Trail Runs
    Bowie 5K Bowie, TX 11 September 2022 Bowie 5K
    Terry Hershey parkrun Houston, TX 17 September 2022 Terry Hershey parkrun
    Super Luke 5K Goldthwaite, TX 17 September 2022 Super Luke 5K
    Night Moves Trail Race San Felipe, TX 17 September 2022 Night Moves Trail Race
    Vern's No Frills 5K Georgetown, TX 17 September 2022 Vern's No Frills 5K
    Rahr & Sons Oktoberfest 5K Ft. Worth, TX 17 September 2022 Rahr & Sons Oktoberfest 5K
    McGregor Founder's Day 5K McGregor, TX 18 September 2022 McGregor Founder's Day 5K
    Oktoberfest Run Und Ride Ft. Worth, TX 24 September 2022 Oktoberfest Run Und Ride
    Tyler Gold Run 5K Tyler, TX 24 September 2022 Tyler Gold Run 5K
    Galveston Island Shrimp Festival 5K Fun Run Galveston, TX 24 September 2022 Galveston Island Shrimp Festival 5K Fun Run
    Plano Balloon Festival Races Plano, TX 24 September 2022 Plano Balloon Festival Races
    Old Rip 5K Eastland, TX 1 October 2022 Old Rip 5K
    Frisco Arts Walk and Run Frisco, TX 1 October 2022 Frisco Arts Walk and Run
    Ainsleys Angels Twilight 5K Nassau Bay, TX 8 October 2022 Ainsleys Angels Twilight 5K
    Chicken Trot 5K Center, TX 8 October 2022 Chicken Trot 5K
    Angela's Mission Against Youth Suicide 5K Borger, TX 15 October 2022 Angela's Mission Against Youth Suicide 5K
    Marathon 2 Marathon Marathon, TX 22 October 2022 Marathon 2 Marathon
    Legal Draft Running Club Social Run/Walk - OctoBEER Arlington, TX 22 October 2022 Legal Draft Running Club Social Run/Walk - OctoBEER
    Mission Tejas Trail Run Grapeland, TX 22 October 2022 Mission Tejas Trail Run
    Haunted Half Marathon - Austin Pflugerville, TX 23 October 2022 Haunted Half Marathon - Austin

    About 5k races

    A 5k race is the shortest of the common running event distances, consisting of 3.1 miles (5 kilometers). These events can either be competitive or social, depending on the particular one you are looking into. They are the most popular offroad running events because of their relatively short distance which allows not only the seasoned runners to run, but novice runners, joggers and new-comers as well. The races have the highest ratio of women compared to other race distances.

    How did we choose the best 5k races in Texas? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is. Finally runners that are prone to injuries like Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints, Piriformis also tend to enjoy shorter races.

    What are the best 5Ks in Houston?

    There are many to choose from here as the Houston Area is host to many 5k races throughout it's many communities. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 5k running events include the Cancer Socks 5k, where runners receive socks instead of the usual t shirt.

    What are the best 5ks in Dallas?

    There are some great 5k races that take you on a running tour of various Dallas neighborhoods. Some notable race events to check out are Run for the Blue and the Katy Trail 5k.

    What are the best 5ks in San Antonio?

    If you are in search of a San Antonio 5k, check out the Secret Squirrel 5k and the Dash and Drink 5k. These 5k races support worthy causes and take you on beautiful running tours of many neighborhoods and trails in San Antonio. Searching for a night time run? Definitely check out El Chupacabra del San Antonio 5k!

     

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  • 10k races
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Spartan Race - Austin Burnet, TX 21 May 2022 Spartan Race - Austin
    Front Porch Days Half Marathon Kyle, TX 21 May 2022 Front Porch Days Half Marathon
    Hidden Hills Ultra Strawn, TX 21 May 2022 Hidden Hills Ultra
    USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run Brownsville, TX 28 May 2022 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run
    Badass Texas Waco, TX 29 May 2022 Badass Texas
    WW Military Miles Half Marathon Keller, TX 4 June 2022 WW Military Miles Half Marathon
    Beard Vs Beans Longest Day 5K/10K San Antonio, TX 19 June 2022 Beard Vs Beans Longest Day 5K/10K
    Liberty 5K/10K The Colony, TX 2 July 2022 Liberty 5K/10K
    Too Hot To Handle Half Dallas, TX 9 July 2022 Too Hot To Handle Half
    Stars and Stripes Half Marathon New Braunfels, TX 23 July 2022 Stars and Stripes Half Marathon
    Winter in July 5K/10K San Antonio, TX 23 July 2022 Winter in July 5K/10K
    Habanero Hundred Cat Spring, TX 20 August 2022 Habanero Hundred
    Six-O Trail Run Cleburne, TX 3 September 2022 Six-O Trail Run
    Honor The Fallen Half Marathon Grand Prairie, TX 10 September 2022 Honor The Fallen Half Marathon
    Night Moves Trail Race San Felipe, TX 17 September 2022 Night Moves Trail Race
    Oktoberfest Run Und Ride Ft. Worth, TX 24 September 2022 Oktoberfest Run Und Ride
    Plano Balloon Festival Races Plano, TX 25 September 2022 Plano Balloon Festival Races
    Mission Tejas Trail Run Grapeland, TX 22 October 2022 Mission Tejas Trail Run
    Marathon 2 Marathon Marathon, TX 22 October 2022 Marathon 2 Marathon

    About 10k races

    A 10k is one of the most common running event distances, consisting of 6.2 miles (10 kilometers). These events can either be competitive or more for fun, depending on the particular one you are looking into. They are twice the distance of the 5k and still  relatively short in distance. Less runners tend to participate then the 5k, but these events still get a lot of not only seasoned runners, but novice runners and joggers in attendance.

    How did we choose the best 10k events in Texas? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best 10Ks in the Fort Worth area?

    There are many 10K  races to choose from in the Fort Worth areas as the many communities and neighborhoods of the city host race events. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 10k running events include the Joe's Run and the Jalapeno Half races. These are just a few of the many available events.

    What are the best 10Ks in the San Antonio area?

    There are many 10K  races to choose from in the San Antonio area as the many communities and neighborhoods of the city host race events. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 10k running events include the Texas Tough 10K, El Chupacabra de San Antonio and I Ran Marathons Independence 8 Days. These are just a few of the many available events.

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  • Half marathons
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Hidden Hills Ultra Strawn, TX 21 May 2022 Hidden Hills Ultra
    Front Porch Days Half Marathon Kyle, TX 21 May 2022 Front Porch Days Half Marathon
    Jurassic Trail Runs Glen Rose, TX 21 May 2022 Jurassic Trail Runs
    Texas Triple Dallas, TX 28 May 2022 Texas Triple
    Texas Triple Dallas, TX 29 May 2022 Texas Triple
    Badass Texas Waco, TX 29 May 2022 Badass Texas
    Texas Triple Dallas, TX 30 May 2022 Texas Triple
    WW Military Miles Half Marathon Keller, TX 4 June 2022 WW Military Miles Half Marathon
    Too Hot To Handle Half Dallas, TX 9 July 2022 Too Hot To Handle Half
    Stars and Stripes Half Marathon New Braunfels, TX 23 July 2022 Stars and Stripes Half Marathon
    Six-O Trail Run Cleburne, TX 3 September 2022 Six-O Trail Run
    Honor The Fallen Half Marathon Grand Prairie, TX 10 September 2022 Honor The Fallen Half Marathon
    Rock Dallas Trail Runs Dallas, TX 11 September 2022 Rock Dallas Trail Runs
    Night Moves Trail Race San Felipe, TX 17 September 2022 Night Moves Trail Race
    Plano Balloon Festival Races Plano, TX 25 September 2022 Plano Balloon Festival Races
    Marathon 2 Marathon Marathon, TX 22 October 2022 Marathon 2 Marathon
    Haunted Half Marathon - Austin Pflugerville, TX 23 October 2022 Haunted Half Marathon - Austin
    Hill Country Halloween Half Marathon Cedar Park, TX 29 October 2022 Hill Country Halloween Half Marathon

    About Half marathons

    A Half Marathon event consists of running 13 miles (21 kilometers) and as the label suggests, is half of a standard Marathon which is a total of 26 miles. The popularity, participants of the half marathon distance and its events have significantly grown since the early 2000's and they continue to do so, with massive events popping up all over the states. The growth rate of participants for the half distance is currently higher than that of the full.

    How did we choose the best Half Marathon events in Texas? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best Half Marathons in the San Antonio area?

    There are many to choose from here as the San Antonio area has many communities. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  A notable Half Marathon running event includes the Carraba's Half Marathon and Relay .  There are many other San Antonio Area Halfs, so these are just a sampling of the races available.

    What are the best Half Marathons in the Dallas area?

    There are many to choose from here as the Dallas area has many communities. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Half Marathon running events include the WW Military Miles Half and just outside of Dallas, the Wildfire Half.  There are many other Dallas Area Halfs, so these are just a sampling of the races available.

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  • Marathons
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Beach To Bay Relay Marathon Corpus Christi, TX 21 May 2022 Beach To Bay Relay Marathon
    Hidden Hills Ultra Strawn, TX 21 May 2022 Hidden Hills Ultra
    Texas Triple Dallas, TX 28 May 2022 Texas Triple
    Texas Triple Dallas, TX 29 May 2022 Texas Triple
    Texas Triple Dallas, TX 30 May 2022 Texas Triple
    Six-O Trail Run Cleburne, TX 3 September 2022 Six-O Trail Run
    Night Moves Trail Race San Felipe, TX 17 September 2022 Night Moves Trail Race
    Marathon 2 Marathon Marathon, TX 22 October 2022 Marathon 2 Marathon

    About Marathons

    Marathon events consist of 26 miles (42 kilometers) and the courses are typically laid out through roads. Starting in the Olympics in the early 1900's, marathons have quickly picked up in popularity and in 2107 there are currently more than 800 events being held, and that number is consistently growing.

    How did we choose the best Marathon events in Texas? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best Marathons in the Dallas area?

    There are a variety of Dallas marathon races that can take you on footed tours of everything the city has to offer. Check out the Texas Threesome Marathon Series and the Dallas Marathon for some great race experiences.

    What are the best Marathons in the San Antonio area?

    San Antonio is home to many marathon races. The I Ran Marathons monthly series takes place in San Antonio, and offers 8 races per month. Each race series has a different theme. The Rock n' Roll Marathon and the Paleface Trail Run Marathon are also great bets for San Antonio marathon races.

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