Texas Half-Marathon and 5K Moves to Irving

The 11th annual Texas Half and 5K run will take place February 3, at the new Irving Convention Center in Irving, moving from White Rock Lake, in Dallas. With around 1,200 runners, the Texas Half begins at 8 a.m., followed by the Texas 5K at 8:15 a.m. The 5K starts and ends at the half-marathon finish line at the convention center. Both

the Texas Half and 5K will use a Jaguar Chip timing system, with the chip in the bib to precisely record times from start to finish. The course has a time limit of three and a half hours. Everyone crossing the finish line in the half-marathon will receive a finisher medal with the event logo.

Awards begin at 9 a.m. Event shirt and packet information can be picked up on race day at the event, or February 2 at Aloft Hotel, in Frisco, Hyatt House Lincoln Park, in Dallas, or Irving Holiday Inn Express. Walkers are also welcome. Water and aid stations, Port-O-Lets and race personnel are stationed throughout the course. Parking is free.

Location: 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. For more information on registration, packet pick-up and pricing, call 817-706-0368 or visit TexasHalf.com.

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