Running Event - Believe! 2013
Start: Saturday, November 30, 2013 @ 7:00 AM (CST)
McKinney , TX 75069
Registration Closing Date
Sunday, November 24, 2013 @ 1:59 AM (CST)
Join us for the 8th annual Believe! 2013. Start your Holiday season off right with this run/walk through Historic downtown McKinney. Walkers will find the one mile course delightful and 5K and 10K runners can look forward to a challenging and beautiful course, beginning just steps away from McKinney?s downtown square, home to the City of McKinney presents, Home for the Holidays Festival, held the same weekend as Believe! Proceeds from Believe! will benefit a preschool scholarship fund.
Be one of the first 500 registered and receive our very limited edition MAC bags while quantities last! Please join us for a beautiful Sunrise Celebration with a special Believe! message for all beginning sharply at 7:30 am! Kids don't miss out on the Great Santa Chase! Bring your children for this fun race with Santa! Lace up those shoes and see if you can catch St. Nick and his bag of goodies! Each child will receive a special treat bag from Santa! Believe! Run Awards *(Location Main Street Stage on the square)1st Place Overall female and male;1st, 2nd, 3rd place medals for: Age groups female and male: Up to 9 years;10-14; 15-19; 20-24;25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70 +Trophies will be awarded to:Top overall participantsLargest TeamLargest School TeamLargest Civic TeamLargest Medical Team Largest Spirit Wearing TeamLargest Religious Team Mayor Loughmiller?s 5K Kids Challenge! Encourage your kids to sign up and complete the 5K course and they will receive a certificate and our special Believe! ?DOG TAG? from the Mayor. Don?t forget your camera to take a picture of them, the Mayor and ?MAC? our snowman mascot! *Chronotrack timing required to be eligible for awards. No duplication of awards.Package pick-up will be located at the McKinney Playtri Store, 7951 Collin McKinney Pkwy Suite 1500 (corner of Weiskopf and Collin David North) McKinney, Texas 75070. You may also register in person beginning on November 23rd. Packet pick-up begins November 23rd thru November 29th. Store Hours are 11am-7pm Closed on Thanksgiving Day. You may also pick your packets up the day of the race at Mitchell Park. Please note that although we try, we can not guarantee shirt sizes and recommend you try to pick up your packet early! Home for the Holidays A new twist on a 30-year+ old favorite. Home for the Holidays?A McKinney Christmas. Historic Downtown McKinney is pulling out all the bells and whistles as the Dickens theme phases out and Home for the Holidays comes sledding in to celebrate the magic of Christmas in McKinney. Complete with live entertainment, family activities for all ages, food galore and chance to finish all that holiday shopping in one place with over 100 boutiques, art galleries, bookstores, apparel, gifts and antiques. It's the perfect start to the holiday season!. This festive event will launch on Friday, November 29 with non-stop activity, followed by the lighting of the City of McKinney?s Christmas Tree. Then on the 30th of November rise early and join us at Believe! a 10K, 5K and 1-Mile Holiday walk for all ages and family members, including the Great Santa Chase and then enjoy the great Home for the Holidays festival with candlelight shopping until 8:00 p.m. You can find the unique and special things you won?t find anywhere else in downtown McKinney. Great tradition to start off the Holiday season!