Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 1K

Sat September 21 - Sun September 22, 2019 Plano, TX US 75074 Directions RaceJoy Ready
Events

Sky High Challenge - 5K & Half Marathon

09/21 - 09/22 7:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Elevate Challenge - 5K & 10K

09/21 - 09/22 7:30AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT

Half Marathon

09/22 7:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

10K Run/Walk

09/22 7:00AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT

5K Run/Walk

09/21 7:30AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT

1K Family Run/Walk

09/21 9:00AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.pbfraces.org.

Place
2801 East Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX US 75074
Description

It's time to take your run on an epic adventure. Soaring hot air balloons pave the way to your amazing day to run one of four races! Sign up for the half marathon, 10K, 5K or 1K. All participants in each distance will receive dazzling commemorative finisher medals featuring 9 hot air balloons! Plus all participants receive a gender specific, short sleeve, dry fit style race shirt, two tickets to the InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival plus parking on race day. Don't let this opportunity fly by, register today!

For those of you who are more daring check out the Sky High or the Elevate Challenge! The Sky High Challenge includes the 5K on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday. The Elevate Challenge includes the 5K on Saturday and the 10K on Sunday. Both of these events also receive a bonus finisher medal. Get all the details at www.pbfraces.org! 

Remember there is no race day packet pick up, here is the remaining schedule:

Thursday, 9/19 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Academy Sports + Outdoors
6375 E. Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75231

Friday, 9/20 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Plano Event Center | Spring Glade Room (east side of building)
2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074

Saturday, 9/21 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Plano Event Center | Spring Glade Room (east side of building)
2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 1K.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 1K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

Note:
- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Maps

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Highlights from past Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, Sky High Challenge, Relay, 5K and 1K Events

In 2016 Runner's World rated the Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, Relay, 5K and 1K events as one of the most scenic races in the country! Don't beleive them? Check out some of the images and video from years past.

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