MYETX has compiled a list of races and relays in East Texas in 2012. If you would like to add a race or relay to our list please email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cold Feet Warm Heart
February 9, 2013
The purpose of this run is to provide scholarship opportunities to students at Central Independent School District who would be otherwise unable to attend college. We expect all of our students to attend college after high school, and our mission, through this run, is to financially help them in that endeavor.
1 Mile Fun Run for ages 5 – 12
5k/10k Run for ages 10 and up
Awards will be presented to all age group winners
February 9, 2013
This year’s event will be a TRAIL RUN at Huntsville State Park, at the Park Lodge overlooking Raven Lake. Runners may choose between a 10K, half marathon, or full marathon. All proceeds for this event will be going to Project: Love One. Click HERE to register now!
Jail Break Run
February 16, 2013
USATF Sanctioned 1/2 Marathon & 5K Fun Run
ATTN: Law Enforcement Officers, Staff and active Military get a discount for registration. Please email: email@example.com to get the discount code.
$75 – January 10, 2013 – Day of Event
5K Registration Fees:
$40.00 December 31st-Race Day
**New** Handcuff Run
$80.00 for team of two by February 15, 2013
$100.00 for team of two Day of Event
Sweethearts 5K Fun Run/Walk
February 16, 2012
The Walker County/Piney Woods American Heart Association committee is proud to offer it’s first 5K fun run/walk. We would like to extend to you an opportunity to team up in the effort to help find a cure for a growing epidemic–heart disease and stroke.
Sam Houston State University’s Bowers Stadium
620 Bowers Boulevard Huntsville, TX
Health Horizons 5K Run/Walk
February 23, 2013
@Pecan Acres Park
Registration closes- Thursday, February 21, 2013 @ 11:59 PM PST
3rd Annual Golf Booster Club Fun Run
March 2, 2013
Race Day Schedule: 7:30 Check-In 8:30 5k Fun Run Begins 9:30 Awards Awards given for: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in the 5k Fun Run $25 Entry Fee for ages 18 and older $15 Entry Fee for ages under 18 Entry Fee includes a t-shirt & Goody Bag for the first 100 entries. Register Now
Sprint into Spring 5K, 10K, and Kids Run
March 2, 2013
@ Crown Colony Country Club. Children ages 4 – 12 years of age will be able to register for the kids run. Ages for the 5K and 10K race range in age from 10 years to 80 plus! If you are not a runner, do not fear! We welcome walkers! This will be a “chip-timed” event in which we will be using a timing device attached to your running bib number that will clock the exact time it takes you to run the 6.2 mile or 3.1 mile race. Awards will be presented to the first male and first female to cross the finish line for the 10K, 5K and kids race. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age division. Register Now.
27th Annual Athens Triathlon
March 24, 2012
This year marks the Cain Center’s 27th Annual Athens Triathlon! Come on out and race one of the MOST popular and oldest pool swim events in Texas! Did you know that age 16, Lance Armstrong participated in the ‘Athens Triathlon’ conquering the field and setting a new course record? His record time of 49:16 still stands today! It was a great race then, attracting up and coming talent and the Athens Triathlon remains a great competition to this day! For more information visit http://www.athenstx.org/things-to-do/27th-annual-athens-triathlon.
Tyler Azalea 10k
March 24, 2012
The Tyler Azalea 10k is been staged on one of most beautiful courses in Texas. Mile after mile of azaleas, dogwood trees and spring flowers that you have to see to believe. The breathtaking beauty of our Azalea and Spring Flower Trail has been praised by visitors as a floral wonderland and a photographer’s paradise.” Trophies will be awarded in the 10k to the overall male and female finisher plus the top male and female master finishers. For more information visit http://www.tylerazalea10k.com/details.htm.
March 31, 2012
Help meet critical needs of orphans around the world by walking two miles at your own pace or competing in a timed 5-K run. For more information visit http://hoperun.org/default.aspx.
Run for the Nations 5K
April 17, 2012
A 5K open to runners & walkers of all ages. The goal is to support teams working overseas to serve the peoples of Central & Southeast Asia. Teams will be serving those less fortunate by working to meet physical, educational, & various other needs in these regions. Early registration opens Feb. 12 & closes March 28. Cost: $20 children (6-17) and $25 adults (18+). For more information visit www.runforthenations.org.
Driving Jacks 5K Fun Run/Walk
April 21, 2012
The Firefly Run
April 7, 2012
First Annual FireFly Run benefiting Autism Awareness. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Davy Crockett Bear Chase Marathon & Half Marathon
April 14, 2012
Take a run through the Davy Crockett National Forest or join the Possum Walk. For more information visit http://www.50statesmarathonclub.com/bear.html.
20th Annual Hog’s Hunt 50K/25K/10K
April 14, 2012
Huntsville State Park in Huntsville, Texas
Run through Huntsville State Park and put your skills to the test in one of the premier trail races in the state. For more information visit http://trail-race.com/stone/hogs_hunt/.
Tyler Run for Autism
April 14, 2012
The Tyler Run for Autism will be held on April 14th at Rose Rudman park in beautiful Tyler, Texas. Funds raised at this event will be used to fund scholarships for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder for Applied Behavior Analysis therapy and to build an adaptive playground specifically designed for children with ASD. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tyler-Run-for-Autism/225898310826573#!/pages/Tyler-Run-for-Autism/225898310826573?sk=info.
Racing Humans 5K Adventure Race
April 24, 2012
You don’t have to be the fittest, the toughest or the most extreme…but you must be Human and you must love fun! Our Racing Humans run for the competition, for the laughs, for the craziness and for that great family fun experience! This great adventure race course is designed to maximize fun, mud, sweat, and to challenge the Human spirit. More than just another marathon, Racing Humans present the most incredible outdoor festival, with amazing live music, cold beverages, great activities for ANY age, and wildly muddy Humans. Compete against, mingle with, and become one of the best racing Humans. Run with us. You won’t regret it! For more information visit http://www.racinghumans.com/.
WWIII.5 Winnie Wars: Part Duh! Adventure Mud Run
May 12, 2012
3.5 miles of obstacle-packed, muddy mayhem! Downed planes,fire-lake,rope bridges and sub-terrain tunnels are just a few of the 20+ challenges you will face. You may even run back in time and be ambushed by a Civil War unit! Live music, good food and some FREE BEER compliment this chaos perfectly!This is a “Dash for Cash” event. For more information visit http://www.survive35.com/.
Who Let the Dogs Out
May 26, 2012
Proceeds from this race will go to Country Ladies Animal Rescue to help with various operational costs including food, medicines and blankets for the homeless animals of East Texas. For more information visit http://www.wholetthedogsoutrace.org/.
June 2, 2012
Running of the Blueberries
June 2012 TBA
Annual marathon held during the Texas Blueberry Festival. For more information visit http://www.healthynacogdoches.org/pdf/entry_form1.pdf.
Gator Bait Trail Run
June 16-17, 2012
This is a trail run, and is also part of the Trail Runner Trophy Series. The run is located at the beautiful Huntsville State Park. The heavily-wooded park adjoins the Sam Houston National Forest and encloses the 210-acre Lake Raven. You will have a great pavilion/picnic area overlooking a lake at the finish. Two distances (5K & 15K) to choose from. Categories include all age groups. For more information visit http://www.bayoucityoutdoors.com/clubportal/EventDetailPublic.cfm?clubID=3&EventID=146584&mo=6.
Tyler Rose Marathon & Half-Marathon
October 7, 2012
Run through the “City of Roses” in Tyler. Visitors who come to Texas expecting to see only oil wells and cactus are amazed by the flourishing beauty of East Texas. Approximately one-fifth of all commercial rose bushes produced in the United States are grown in Smith County, while over one-half of the nation’s rose bushes are packaged and shipped from this area. For more information visit http://tylermarathon.com/marathon.htm.
34th Annual Huntsville Half-Marathon & Marathon
October 27, 2012
Sponsored by Seven Hills Running Club. The Seven Hills Running Club was established in 1985 to promote running as a means of achieving and maintaining physical fitness in Huntsville and its surrounding communities. For more information visit http://www.7hills.us/index.htm#Top.
Seawall Half-Marathon and Crab Walk
The race takes runners through a combination of city streets and beachfront roads in the early going, and perhaps the longest stretch of the race takes runners for roughly six miles along Seawall Boulevard. Galveston Island’s Seawall Half Marathon & Crabwalk features two days of running and walking events. For more information visit
Jingle Bell Run