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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.

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Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 1K Fun Run/Walk

It’s time to take your run on an epic adventure. Soaring hot air balloons pave the way to your amazing day to run one of four races! Sign up for the half marathon, 10K, 5K or 1K. All participants in each distance will receive a dazzling commemorative finisher medals featuring 8 hot air balloons! All participants receive two tickets to the InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival plus parking on race day. Don’t let this opportunity fly by, register today!
For those of you who are more daring, check out the Sky High Challenge or the Elevate Challenge! The Sky High Challenge includes the 5K on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday. The Elevate Challenge includes the 5K on Saturday and the 10K on Sunday. Both of these events also receive a bonus finisher medal. 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP!

RACE DATES

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 – 5K AND 1K

  • 7:30 AM 5K Run / Walk Start
  • 8:00 AM Breakfast provided to Race Participants
  • 9:00 AM 1K Fun Run / Walk Start
  • 9:30 AM 5K Awards Ceremony

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 – HALF MARATHON AND 10K

  • 7:00 AM Half Marathon & 10K Start
  • 8:00 AM Breakfast, presented by Central Market, is provided to Race Participants.
  • 9:30 AM Half Marathon Awards Ceremony

REGISTRATION FEES

SKY-HIGH CHALLENGE

Interested in running both days? Register for the 5K and Half Marathon.
Includes a Bonus Medal!
$100.00 – Early Registration (Paid by 3/31)
$115.00 – General Registration I (Paid by 6/30)
$130.00 – General Registration II (Paid by 8/31)
$150.00 – September Race Registration

ELEVATE CHALLENGE

Interested in running both days? Register for the 5K and 10K.
Includes a Bonus Medal!
$65.00 – Early Registration (Paid by 3/31)
$75.00 – General Registration I (Paid by 6/30)
$85.00 – General Registration II (Paid by 8/31)
$95.00 – September Race Registration
$45.00 – Youth 12 & Under

HALF MARATHON

$ 75.00 – Early Registration (Paid by 3/31)
$ 85.00 – General Registration I (Paid by 6/30) 
$ 95.00 – General Registration II (Paid by 8/31)

$110.00 – September Race Registration

10K

$40.00 – Early Registration (Paid by 3/31)
$45.00 – General Registration I (Paid by 6/30)
$50.00 – General Registration II (Paid by 8/31)
$55.00 – September Race Registration 
$30.00 – Youth 12 & Under

5K RUN/WALK

$30.00 – Early Registration (Paid by 3/31)
$35.00 – General Registration I (Paid by 6/30)
$40.00 – General Registration II (Paid by 8/31)
$45.00 – September Race Registration
$20.00 – Youth 12 & Under

1K FUN RUN/WALK

$30.00 – Early Registration (Paid by 3/31)
$35.00 – General Registration I (Paid by 6/30)
$40.00 – General Registration II (Paid by 8/31)
$45.00 – September Race Registration
$20.00 – Youth 12 & Under
REGISTRATION IS NOT AVAILABLE IN PERSON AT PACKET PICKUP OR ON RACE DAY AT THE FESTIVAL. ALL REGISTRATION MUST BE DONE ONLINE. 
ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THE SKY HIGH CHALLENGE, ELEVATE CHALLENGE, 5K AND 1K RACES CLOSES AT 12:00 NOON ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST (BASED ON AVAILABILITY AND COULD SELL OUT).
ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THE HALF MARATHON AND 10K CLOSES AT 12:00 NOON ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND (BASED ON AVAILABILITY AND COULD SELL OUT).
PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!

Event Details

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Time: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Website
Red Tail Amphitheater
2801 E Spring Creek Pkwy
Plano, TX 75074 United States
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Cost: $30 – $150