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2016 Official Mardi Gras! Galveston 5K

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Downtown Historic District 21st and Strand GalvestonTX  77550
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Downtown Historic District 21st and Strand GalvestonTX  77550

About This Activity

REGISTER ONLINE HERE: https://register.chronotrack.com/reg/form?eventID=18762

 

Join us for the 105th Celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston!

NEW THIS YEAR - NEW RACE ROUTE

Get excited because we've got a brand NEW Run Route for you! The run will start on 23rd and Mechancic. Runners will head East on Mechanic and take a left on 20th and head North. Runners will then take a left on Strand and head West. At 25th street, runners will take another left and head South. After that, they will continue past Broadway street and turn around to head North (back the way they came) at Ave Q. Once at Mechanic street, runners will take a right and finish at 23rd and Mechanic.

This new route is one big loop and it's our BEST route yet! We are very excited and we hope you are too! To see the route, check out the image below!

ALL runners will receive 

-Access to Mardi Gras! Galveston’s Entertainment District- headline concerts on 2 stages, 4 parades including the Mystic Krewe of Aquarius and Krewe of Gambrinus parades and more!

Jolly Registration (No-Balcony) $55

  • Event T-shirt with our signature Jester Collar!
  • General Admission entrance into Mardi Gras! Galveston on Saturday, January 30, 2016
  • Access to view 4 major parades & all day Concerts including headliner Collective Soul!
  • 2 FREE libation after the 5K provided by our sponsors Bud Light and Zing Zang Bloody Mary

Jollier Registration (with Balcony Ticket) $65

  • Event T-shirt with our signature Jester Collar!
  • General Admission entrance into Mardi Gras! Galveston on Saturday, January 30, 2016
  • Access to view 4 major parades & all day Concerts including headliner Collective Soul!
  • 2 FREE libation after the 5K provided by our sponsors Bud Light and Zing Zang Bloody Mary
  • Half-Day Balcony Party ticket from 12pm-4pm at the Mardi Gras! Kings Court Balcony, Trolly Station 2021 Strand.

* Please bring a valid ID if you plan to enjoy libations.

* T-Shirt(s) cannot be guaranteed for registrations received after January 20th. 

NOTE: Due to the costs of preparation and setup, there will be NO REFUNDS for this event. The run will be done rain or shine. In the case of extreme inclement weather, a new run date will be chosen.

Event Schedule:

Aug. 1st-Registration Open!

Dec. 30th- Price increases to $55!

Jan. 22nd- Early Packet Pick Up - Beerfoot Brewery, 2828 Seawall, 5pm - 7:30pm

Jan. 26th - Online Registration Closes at 11:59pm- We will offer registration at packet pick on 1/29 and day of!

Jan. 29th – Packet Pick-Up at Fit Tri Run 11:30am - 2:00pm & 5:00pm - 7:30pm

 

RACE DAY Jan. 30, 2015

9:30am- Check-in/Registration/Packet Pickup @ 23rd & Mechanic Street

10:45am- Stretch/Warm up!

10:55am- Runners line up at the Start

11am-RACE TIME!! 

12:30pm- Awards!

 

Please contact info@yagaspresents.com , or call (409)770-0999 for any questions.  

Event details and schedule

TIMING

The race will be chipped and timed. You must cross the timing mats at the finish to be included in the results.

AWARDS

Awards will be presented to the top three men and women overall, and the top three in each of the following male and female age groups: (0-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+). Awards will be presented at an awards ceremony at 12:30 PM. Stay after the race for the post race celebration! 

PARKING 

Cash parking lots are located on 21st and Mechanic and also 24th and Postoffice. 

DRESS CODE

Crazy costumes, tutus, and wild flare is extremely encouraged!! There is a shownamship trophy for the best dressed runner!

 

*Water and light snacks will be provided day of the run from our sponsors Whataburger & Kroger!

*Please bring a valid ID if you plan to enjoy the libations.

Please contact info@yagaspresents.com , or call (409)770-0999 for any questions. 

 

Be sure to visit our fundraising campaign and consider making a donation in support of our event participants or directly to the charities supported by this event.

100% of the proceeds from your donation to The Sunshine Kids benefit The Sunshine Kids, a "non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, we are committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients. The Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events, free of charge, for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across North America." 


100% of the proceeds from your donation to the Shriners Hospitals for Children benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. "Located in the heart of Galveston, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston provides acute, reconstructive and rehabilitative care for children with burns and other skin conditions. Our inpatient and outpatient units are designed to allow children to recover in a safe, fun and friendly environment where family comes first. Our world-class physicians and researchers are committed to continuously advanced burn care and treatment to children from all over the world."

Any amount is greatly appreciated.

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