The Prettiest Race in Texas Virtual Half Marathon & 5K

Race: The Prettiest Race in Texas Virtual Half Marathon & 5K
Sat November 21 - Mon November 30 ANYWHERE, TX 78130 US
RaceJoy Ready
Anywhere you consider the prettiest!

The Prettiest Race in Texas Virtual Half Marathon and 5k, benefitting Chosen Care, will be the 11th Annual running of the race and continues to benefit Chosen Care to help children heal from trauma by strengthening their families. Although in year's past we have run in beautiful New Braunfels Texas, this year's race will be virtual and can be run anywhere you deem to be the prettiest - even if it's not in Texas. 

Runners will receive a digital race bib before race day and the official 2020 Prettiest Race in Texas Finisher's technical shirt, the official 2020 Prettiest Race in Texas finisher's medal, and all the features of the Race Joy app!
The Race Joy app will allow you to submit your race times from anywhere! Download the app and start your race, and we'll be there to cheer you on! 

The race will be run between November 21, 2020 and November 27, 2020. These dates include Thanksgiving so the Prettiest Race in Texas can be your Turkey Trot!

Race bibs will be available for download before your race. Finisher's medals and tees will be mailed out the week following the race. 

Finisher's Medals

We are so excited for the 2020 medal! This year, we have created medals with a roughly 3"x3" opening in the middle for you to insert a photo! The Prettiest Race in Texas can literally be anywhere this year, so we wanted you to be able to commemorate your run with this unique and personalized medal. The trees to the side of the photo match the 2020 finisher's shirt, and is a nod to the beautiful trees along River Road where the original race was (and will be held again!). We look forward to seeing how each of your personalize your medals!
Medals are roughly 5"x5" with a customized ribbon so you can easily put it on display!

Finisher's Shirts

2020 Finisher's Shirts will be Craft technical tees in a vibrant blue with this beautiful print on the front. This print was designed with the beautiful view running down River Road in mind. 



Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for The Prettiest Race in Texas Virtual Half Marathon & 5K.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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What do I get with my registration?
Runners will receive a digital download race bib, the official 2020 Chosen Half Marathon technical shirt, and the official 2020 Chosen Half Marathon finisher medal.

Is there race day registration?
Registration will be open until November 27th at noon. You will have until the end of the day on November 27th to run your race and submit your time via the Race Joy app. 

Can I send in my registration instead of registering online?
No, at this time we cannot accept mail-in registrations.

What does it mean to run virtually?
Virtual Runners will run a half marathon (13.1 miles) or 5K (3.1 miles) anywhere in the world anytime between November 21 and November 29, 2020. Data from your run will be submitted via the Race Joy app. 

What is the transfer / refund policy?
Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable due to administrative constraints and liability.  Any inquiry regarding this policy will be directed back to this page. Transfers between one participant to another are prohibited.

Can I change my registration to a different subevent?
Yes.  Switching to a longer distance or to a virtual runner is available. Refunds and deferrals will not be issued.

Where do I pick up my race packet?
There are no packets for this race. Bibs will be available for download online. Finisher's tees and finisher's medals will be mailed to finishers the week following the race. 

Can I pick up someone else’s packet?
All registered runner's finisher items will be mailed the week following the race. 

Please note, no further deferrals or refunds will be issued for the 2020 race. The deadline for previous deferrals was July 31st, 2020. 


How do I find out about race changes due to inclement weather, disaster, etc.?
There will be no cancellations for this race since you will be allowed to race from November 21 through November 27. We recommend you use your best judgement when choosing your race time. 

Where do the events start and finish?
Your race can start and finish anywhere you like. Choose a safe and well-lit course! From the Race Joy app, you will choose to start your race, and the app will guide you through your miles!


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