5K, 10K, Half & Full Marathons

  • 5k races
    NameCityDateWebsite
    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
    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
    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
    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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