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Find Your Holiday Events in Plano

Plano Texas is an active and lively community with many events of interest to our out of town guests and local community throughout the year. Ethnic festivals, arts and crafts fairs, exciting theatre, sporting events and much more are included in the calendar of events. Use the easy search box below to find out what is going on during your visit or plan your next trip to Plano around one of these great events. If you are interested in having an event listed on our calendar, you can Submit an Event here.

Please note: We are doing our best to confirm events in our city during this time. However, it is advised for you to look at event websites/social media or contact event organizers directly prior to attending an event to confirm if it is still happening.

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2019 Red Balloon Run & Ride

2019 Red Balloon Run & Ride

The Red Balloon Run & Ride is much more than just a 5K Run and Bicycle Rally with lots of free family friendly activities to enjoy!

Run Events

The start and finish of each segment will take place on the northwest side of the Children’s Medical Center Plano under the Start/Finish structure.
The 5k course and 1k fun run course are designed in and around the Children’s Medical Center Plano.
Courses will be completely barricaded off and traffic free with support from the Plano Police Department providing the opportunity for a safe and unforgettable experience for runners and walkers and a fun viewing experience for family, friends and co-workers.

Ride Event

The start of the ride will take place on the northeast side of the Children’s Medical Center Plano at the Start structure and travel east to cross Preston and continue north throughout Collin County. The ride will finish back on the Children’s Medical Center Plano campus.

  • The 5k kids ride will use the same course as the run/walk starting @ 8:45 am.
  • Rest Stops will be approximately 10 – 15 miles apart; major intersections will be traffic controlled.  Riders must obey all traffic laws unless otherwise instructed by Police.
  • Helmets MUST BE WORN at all times.
  • Earbuds are NOT allowed on any course.
  • No Burley type Trailers allowed!
  • Rides must be at least 12 years old with parent accompaniment to participate in the 23 mile, 36 mile, 57 mile and 72 mile routes.


Event Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Time: 6:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Website
Children’s Medical Center Plano
7601 Preston Road
Plano, TX 75024 United States
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Venue Phone Number: 469-303-7000
Cost: $35 – $40