The Race

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Getzendaner Memorial Park 
400 S Grand Ave Waxahachie, TX 75165

On May 5th, 2018, WRC is joining with the Waxahachie Lion’s Club to host this race. This year’s event will benefit the Waxahachie Lion’s Club to support the schools and children of Ellis County.

The race will be held at Waxahachie’s Getzendaner Memorial Park, which is mostly closed from traffic. The course is 90% on concrete sidewalks, 10% dirt/gravel. This is a beautiful, fast, flat, and tree-lined out-n-back course!

We will have custom, dry-fit t-shirts for participants, custom medals, free online race photos, and lots of food and drinks during and after the event. Awards will be given to Men’s and Women’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd over and Masters in each non-team event.

REGISTER HERE

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Events

50 Mile Ultra-Marathon Race

 PHOTOS: 2016 | 2017
START TIME: 5:00am CST
END TIME: 6:30pm CST
REGISTRATION LIMIT: 40 spots left.
PRICE:
  • $60  by 12/31/17
  • $70 by 2/28/18
  • $80 by 3/31/18
  • $100 up to race day.

NOTE: Runners must begin the final 10 mile loop by 3:30 PM, and the course closes at 6:30 PM.

50k Ultra-Marathon Race

PHOTOS: 2016 | 2017
START TIME: 6:00 AM CST
END TIME: 2:00 PM CST
REGISTRATION LIMIT: 40 spots left.
PRICE:
  • $60 by 12/31/17
  • $70 by 2/28/18
  • $80 by 3/31/18
  • $100 up to race day.

NOTE: The course has an 8-hour time limit (2:00 PM).

 

26.2 Marathon Race

PHOTOS: 2016 | 2017
START TIME: 7:00am CST
END TIME: 3:00pm CST
REGISTRATION LIMIT: 75 spots left.
PRICE:
  • $60 by 12/31/17
  • $70 by 2/28/18
  • $80 by 3/31/18
  • $100 up to race day.

 

50 Mile Team Relay

PHOTOS: 2016 | 2017
START TIME: 5:00am CST
END TIME: 6:30pm CST
REGISTRATION LIMIT: 150 spots left.
PRICE:
  • $150 by 12/31/17
  • $175 by 2/28/18
  • $200 by 3/31/18
  • $225 up to race day.
NOTE:
  • Same course time limits as the 50 Mile Race.
  • Relay teams can consist of any combination of 2 to 5 runners & each runner must complete a minimum of 10 miles & run 10 mile intervals.

 

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Course Records

50 Mile Ultra Marathon:

Male – Trace Heavener, 6:59:27, 2017

Female – Amy Clark, 7:14:38, 2017

50k Ultra Marathon:

Male – Johnny Chen, 4:38:10, 2017

Female – Shaheen Sattar, 4:15:10, 2017

Full Marathon:

Male – Ashley Stevens, 3:04:54, 2016

Female – Patricia Ridgway, 3:53:10, 2017

50 Mile Team Relay:

Male – Road Runners, 5:48:59, 2017

Female – Blessed Souls, 7:36:09, 2017

Coed – Corsicana Running Club, 6:16:13, 2016

 

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Sponsors

   

 

Panel 4

About Us

The Waxahachie Running Club is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization that promotes running and walking in Ellis County, which is south of Dallas, TX. We are a friendly, family-oriented group that welcomes all levels; from beginners in our 5k training program up to competitive marathoners, ultra-marathoners and trail-runners. Our goal is to bring runners and walkers together encouraging safe, friendly fun-runs. Started in June of 2011 we have grown to over 1700 members and host group runs or training almost every day of the week.

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