The whole world seems to be looking for flat and fast courses... so much that running has become boring.
Well, folks, this is not it. This is a challenge. The kind that takes your mind off the running and focuses on the experience. 13.1 beautiful miles, running through the award winning Cameron Park Zoo, Cameron Park hills, Methodist Childrens Home, and McLennan Community College. If you're really brave (or stupid?), tackle the Jacob's Ladder Challenge at Mile 11. We do give you a gentle last 2 miles flat along the river. You're welcome.
This boutique race offers so much more than the cookie cutter big city races. Even the finisher medal is unique, custom made by a local firefighter who donated stem cells through "Be the Match", not a factory made medal. Take on the Miracle Match Half Marathon and earn a custom finisher jacket, fajitas, and beer at the finish line. It's party celebrating YOU!
Did we scare you? Are you not quite ready for the hills or the distance? We offer a 1 Mile and 5K on Saturday, a 10K and the two person relay on Sunday, which allows you to enjoy the finish line party and your custom finisher medal as well! We even have a Firetruck Pull, just to entertain ourselves.
Join us January 25th and 26th at Waco's iconic suspension bridge for an experience you will never forget!Event details and schedule
Friday, January 22, 2021
4:00-7:00 p.m. Registration and Packet Pick-up, Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave., Waco, TX 76701Saturday, January 23, 2021
6:30 a.m. – Registration and Packet Pickup for One Mile Fun Run, 5K, Miracle Match KIDS and Phoenix opens. Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave, Waco, TX 76701
7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Kids Festival, Indian Springs Park
PLEASE NOTE: HALF MARATHON, 10K, AND RELAY PACKETS NOT AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP UNTIL 10:00 A.M (YES, I AM YELLING AT YOU) We need to get almost a thousand kids across the finish line before we can answer your high maintenance distance runner needs. Takes one to know one. Bless your heart.
7:15 a.m. Warmup with yoga! Provided by Yoga8
8:00 a.m. One Mile and Kids Marathon Begin
8:30 a.m. 5K Begins
8:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast sponsored by McLennan County Sheriff’s Association. Donations strongly encouraged.
9:45 5K Awards – Runners not present to pick up awards at the presentations may request to have them mailed for a shipping and handling fee of $5 by contacting the race administrator beginning February 1. (We’re kinda busy until then…)
10:15 a.m. Firetruck Pull
11:00 a.m. Kids Festival Ends… No more sugar for you!
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Packet Pick-Up for all events, Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave., Waco, Texas 76701Sunday, January 24, 2021
6:00 a.m. – 7:15 Packet Pick-up and Registration, Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave., Waco Texas 76701
7:30 a.m. Half Marathon, 10K, and Relay Start
9:00 a.m. 10K awards Awards Ceremony
9:00 a.m. Texas Cookin’ Cowboys begin serving Breakfast tacos.
10:00 a.m. Half Marathon Awards Ceremony
Runners not present to pick up awards at the presentations may request to have them mailed for a shipping and handling fee of $5 by contacting the race administrator beginning February 1. (We’re kinda busy until then…)
12:30 p.m. Course Closes (after that, run at your own risk, and finish that puppy. We will save you a medal and a beer, but do plan to load some boxes into the trailer when you’re done:-)