Pioneer Pace 5k Fun Run/Walk

Sat March 25, 2023 Denton, TX 76204 US Directions
1200 Frame St
Old Main Circle
Denton, TX US 76204


Together to reduce local hunger and food insecurity! 

The Food & Nutrition Network is proud to present the 29th annual, Pioneer Pace 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 25th, 2023 at 8:30 am. All proceeds will support the Tarrant Area Food Bank which serves over 146,000 households every year, and the North Texas Food Bank which provides over 70 million meals every year to local hungry and food insecure people. Any donations of $25 or more will receive a shirt as long as supplies last. Those that donate will receive an email from to confirm shirt sizes.

The race takes place around the beautiful TWU campus.  It starts and finishes at the Old Main Circle. We expect about 150 people in attendance this year.  The Top 3 adults and the Top 3 kids under 12 years of age will be awarded medals. Gift certificates and other awesome prizes will also be available via raffle.  Each pre-registered runner receives 1 raffle ticket in their goodie bag.  Raffle tickets will be available for purchase on race day. You MUST be present to Win! T-Shirts are only guaranteed if you register by March 1st, 2023!

  • Price of Raffle tickets:
    • 1 ticket - $1.00
    • 6 tickets - $5.00
    • 13 tickets - $10.00
    • 30 tickets - $20.00

Please plan to arrive by 7:30 am to pick up your race packet and/or register if you didn’t do it before. Before the race you may also have fun meeting our sponsors, checking out the raffle prizes, and taking pictures. Race announcements and dynamic warm-up will start by 8:15 am, so everyone is ready to start the 5k or 2-mile run, fun run/walk by 8:30 am. 

Race schedule:

  • 7:30 - 8:00 am __________ Packet pick up & Race day registration
  • 8:00 - 8:15 am  __________Race Announcements
  • 8:15 - 8:30 am  __________Dynamic warm-up
  • 8:30 am            __________Race will officially begin
  • 9:45 - 10:30 am__________Results Announcements, Awards Ceremony, and Raffle
Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Last Year's Sponsors

We are currently recruiting sponsors. We accept monetary donations (cash, check, credit card), non-perishable food donations, gift cards, race supplies and others. Please contact us to receive more information:


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