Pioneer Pace 5k Fun Run/Walk

Sat March 28, 2020 Denton, TX 76204 US Directions
COVID-19 UPDATE...We are going Virtual!!

Hi there Pioneer Pace Fans!

I hope you are all doing well!
As you all know, Pioneer Pace 2020 is set to take place on Saturday March 28th. Giving the current circumstances with COVID-19, it is not currently safe for us to hold an in person race. Pioneer Pace is about caring for people and we must take care of our runners and keep you all safe. That doesn’t mean we still can’t have some fun though!

Pioneer Pace is moving to a Virtual Race!
Our mission to help these Food Banks is too important for us to stop, and with shortages due to COVID-19, the food banks need us now more than ever!!!

Join us online on Saturday March 28th to still support this great cause! Please also share our website with your family and friends! We are still taking registrations and donations to help the North Texas and the Tarrant Area Food Banks in this extreme time of need!!

So you may be wondering, “How do you participate virtually??”
You can run, where you feel safe,
-if you have a treadmill available to you
-if you have trails you like to go to
-you can take a run through your neighborhood or even run laps in your yard!
Get creative and show us your pictures of you running or of your mapmyrun, or your smart device that tracks your steps, so we know you are running with us!

Please send all photos to and I will post them to our website!

You can also check out our Pioneer Pace Facebook Page and get involved with us and post photos on there as well!!!

And don’t worry! We have not forgotten your commemorative T-shirts and swag bags. These will be available for you to pick up, details to follow on that procedure.

Thank you all for your patience and your continued support of Pioneer Pace!
Best Wishes, and stay safe!
-Your Pioneer Pace 2020 Team

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 26th annual, Pioneer Pace 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 28th, 2020 at 7:30 am. All proceeds will support the Tarrant Area Food Bank that serves over 146,000 households every year, and the North Texas Food Bank that provides over 70 million meals every year to local hungry and food insecure people.

The race takes place around the beautiful TWU campus.  It starts and finishes at the Old Main Circle. We expect between 150 to 250 people to participate this year.  The Top 3 adults and 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 preregistered runner receives 1 (one) raffle ticket in their goodie bag.  Raffle tickets will be available for purchase on race day.  MUST be present to Win!!! T-Shirts are only guaranteed if you register by March 10th 2020!

  • 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

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