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Frequently Asked Questions




Does all the information on the registration form need to be filled in?

For 5K entrants, all information on the registration form must be completed. See “Registration Form Instructions” page for more information.


Is a signature required for each entrant?

Yes, If the entrant is under 18 a parent signature is required.


When can I register online?

Yes, registration will be available online November 6, 2023 at

$25 through February 9, 2024 (no processing fees!)

$30 from February 10 through February 29, 2024 (no processing fees!)

$35 March 1 –  March 2 (race day registrations)


Can participants register the day of the run?

Yes, participants can register at the run for $35.  School credit will be given for day of run registrations as long as they designate a school online when they register.


When does the online registration close?

Online registration will remain open through 8:30AM Saturday, March 2, 2024


Do PTAs and school campuses receive credit for online registrations?

Yes, PTAs and School campuses will receive credit for any online registration that designates their school.


How much do PTAs and Campuses receive?

PTA’s receive $3.00 per entrant that designate their campus.

School Campuses receive $2.00 per entrant that designate their campus.


Do children in strollers need to be registered?

No, there is no fee for children in strollers.


Can I simply walk/run with my child but not register as a participant? 
No, for safety, anyone ON either the 1 mile Fun Run course OR the 5K course are required to be registered participants.  

Can I get a refund?

Entry fees are non-refundable, including the event of inclement weather.  Your entry fee will be considered a donation to the Foundation For Allen Schools.


What is a Sleep-In registration?

The Sleep-In registration allows individuals to donate to the Foundation without having to participate in the event. This is a good option for someone who cannot attend the run but wants to support your school and help you reach your goal. Some families sign up relatives from out of town, such as grandparents. This is also popular with teachers. Sleep-In registration is available online, and entrants receive the same race packet information and t-shirt.


What is a Virtual Racer Registration?

A virtual race registration allows an individual to participate in the run anywhere you live.  Support the event and participate on your own schedule.  This is a good option for someone who cannot attend the run but wants to support a campus reach its goal. Entrants receive the same race packet information and t-shirt.

Race Packet / T-shirts

What is a Race Packet?

The Race Packet contains the race t-shirt(s), numbered bibs with tracking chip to wear at the run (5K has a timer/ fun run does not), a Virtual link to information, coupons and items from Eagle Run sponsors and community businesses


Do all entrants receive a t-shirt?

You do not have to select a shirt, if you are not interested in a race shirt simply select the NO SHIRT option when registering.  Otherwise, all entrants will receive a t-shirt.  Your t-shirt size is GUARANTEED if you order by February 9, 2024.  Registrations received after that date are not guaranteed their requested size.  Shirt sizes will be limited at that point to a first come first serve basis.


How do entrants get their t-shirts and bibs?

T-shirts and bibs will be included in the Race Packets. Entrants will need to pick up their packet.

        Packet Pick Up:

        Packets are available for pick up at the Allen ISD Service Center (1451 S. Watters Road, Allen):

        Wednesday - February 28   2pm – 7pm

        Thursday -      February 29     8am – 5pm


Any packets not picked up at AISD Service Center  will be available on race day at the run.  Race Packets will be available for pick up on race day, starting at 7am at the Packet Pick Up area.   

***We recommended  picking up before race day to avoid long lines. 


Does each entrant receive a Race Packet?

Packets  will be allotted one per family. For example, if a family of four registers, they will receive one Race Packet (bag) that will include four t-shirts and four bibs.


Race Day & Bibs/Timing Tags

How are run results tracked?

5K entrants will receive a numbered bib with a timing tag attached. Run results are categorized by gender and age and are available at  -  Timing provided by Compton Time and Measure.


Is the Fun Run/Walk timed?

No. The Fun Run/Walk is an untimed approximate one-mile run/walk.


Is it okay to walk in the 5K?

Yes, you can walk and/or run in both the fun run and 5K race.


What if an entrant loses their bib/timing tag?

Lost bibs will be replaced at the Information Booth the day of the run.


Do Fun Run/Walk entrants receive a bib?

Fun Run/Walk entrants will receive a “Fun Run” bib. They do not receive a timing tag.


Can I bring my dog?

No, for our guests and your pets safety the Allen Police Department strongly discourages pets at the event.  They are not allowed on the course.  


Can my child ride his/her scooter or skateboard in the Fun Run? 

No, scooters and skateboards will not be allowed.  Small children are welcome to ride in strollers.


Can participants dress-up at the run?

Participants are encouraged to show school spirit at the run by wearing school colors, holding banners and pennants, wearing bandanas, etc.



What awards are given out to Schools?

· Grant Awards were started in 2017  

Highest Percentage of Participation Grant of $1,000

Second Highest School (percentage of participation) $500

Outstanding, Extraordinary, Creative Promotion $750

Special awards can be given at the planning committees discretion


What awards are given out at the run?

·         5K: Medals will be given out for Overall male/female & Masters male/female

               top 3 male and top 3 females for each age group 8 and younger, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 

               20-24, and every 5 years to 80+

·         Fun Run/Walk:  All participants will receive a participation ribbon


Benefits of Participating

Who benefits from the Eagle Run?

  • Your school’s PTA will receive $3.00 per registration received through your school and your campus will receive $2,00 per registration received through your school….(a total of $5.00 per entry)

  • Allen Council of PTAs proceeds are awarded as scholarships to graduating AHS seniors.

  • Foundation For Allen Schools proceeds are awarded as scholarships to Allen ISD teachers, educational grants, and other Foundation programs.

  • The Eagle Run creates a family friendly, fun activity which promotes a healthy lifestyle, along with school and community pride.

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