Wesleyan 5K

Sat October 19, 2019 Fort Worth, TX US 76105 Directions
Events

Wesleyan 5K

8:15AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT

Willie Walk

8:00AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT

Wesleyan 5K - UNTIMED

8:15AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT
Place
Texas Wesleyan University
1201 Wesleyan Street
Fort Worth, TX US 76105
Description

MORITZ DEALERSHIPS presents

the 4th Annual Wesleyan 5K
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Come run, walk or cheer on the racers and help us raise funds for student scholarships.

  • Chip-timed 5K
  • 1-mile Willie Walk
  • Kids zone
  • Free beer
  • DJ
  • Trophies and medals
  • Vendor fair

Event is open to the public and will take place during Homecoming Weekend.

PLEASE NOTE: Registrations received after Oct. 1 are not guaranteed a shirt. Extras will be ordered and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

ATTN: CURRENT TXWES STUDENTS - IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A STUDENT DISCOUNT, YOU MUST REGISTER IN THE ALUMNI OFFICE (2nd flr., Admin. Bldg.).

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

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After the Race

There is plenty of fun after the race including the awards ceremony, free beer, photo opps, vendor fair, DJ and kids zone including face painting, bounce houses and games. The festivities will take place from 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket to hang out on the lawn when you're done. We also have locker rooms available in the Sid Richardson Center and Morton Fitness Center for anyone who wishes to clean up/change after the race. If you'd like to attend other Homecoming activities, view the full schedule and register online at txwes.edu/homecoming.

FAQ

Q: Where do I park?
A: Security and police officers will be available to direct you to University parking lots, along with parking signage. Most parking lots are off of Wesleyan Street and additional parking is available off Collard Street. Parking is also indicated on the course map.

Q: Can I reserve a shirt in a certain size?
A: As long as you register early, we will order the size you have requested on your registration form. Registrations received after Oct. 1 are not guaranteed a shirt. Extras will be ordered and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Q: Do runners start at a separate time than walkers?
A: Yes, the Willie Walk will begin at 8am with the W5K starting at 8:15am. For the W5K, we will also ask that runners lineup at or near the starting line and the walkers gather towards the back of the line. We also ask that all racers allow people to pass on the left. If you're at a slower pace than those behind you, please stay to the right of the path.

Q: Is there a discount for students?
A: Yes, if you're currently enrolled at Texas Wesleyan, you MUST register in person in the alumni office (2nd floor, Admin. Bldg.) in order to receive your discount. Questions? Contact the alumni office at 817.531.6548 or alumni@txwes.edu.

Q: Is there a discount for kids?
A: Yes. Kids, ages 5-12, can participate at $15. The price will be indicated in the shopping cart, which is calculated according to their date of birth. Kids 4 and under are welcome to enjoy event festivities free of charge and do not need to register for the event.

Q: Are dogs allowed at the event?
A: Unfortunately, not this year. Please leave your pets at home.

Q: Are strollers allowed in the W5K?
A: Yes, feel free to participate with your babies or kids in strollers. However, we ask that you please start the race near the back of the lineup to allow our runners a head start and avoid potential collisions. And please also allow for runners to pass on your left.

Q: Where will onsite registration and packet pick-up be located?
A: In front of the Administration Building. Walk-up registrations are welcome, but the cost on the day of the event is $40. Onsite packet pick-up begins at 7:30 a.m. in the same place.

Q: Where are the best locations for spectators?
A: The best place to be is on the front lawn of the Administration Building. You can watch the runners as they start and finish. Spectators are also welcome to grab a spot anywhere on campus along Collard or Wesleyan Streets.

Q: Can I wear ear phones when I run?
A: Sure! If that helps you keep in step, then feel free to race to your favorite tunes.

TEXAS WESLEYAN ALUMNI FAQs
Q: Will there be a place for me to clean up after the race so I can attend other Homecoming events?
A: Yes, racers will have access to the locker rooms in the Morton Fitness Center and Sid Richardson Gym after the race.

Q: I’m an alumnus of Texas Wesleyan and am interested in attending other Homecoming events. How do I register?
A: Register online at txwes.edu/homecoming.

Course map

The race will start at the Administration Building on campus, head south on Wesleyan St. then west down Rosedale, turn around at Sycamore Park, head back east up Rosedale back to the campus, circle the perimeter of the campus and finish at the Administration Building.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

PDF
Award Categories

Medals

Top three finishers 7 & under

Top three (3) male and female finishers in the following categories:

8-12
13-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-69
70+

Trophies

Top three (3) overall male and female

75 MEDALS & 6 TROPHIES