Run the Rails 5k

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The race begins at the Saginaw Recreation Center, runs through beautiful Willow Creek Park, and then returns to the Recreation Center.  The course is flat and fast with several water stations.  This event is managed by the City of Saginaw and the Saginaw Area Chamber of Commerce.  Run the Rails proudly benefits Community Link Mission of Saginaw and the Eagle Mountain/Saginaw I.S.D. Education Foundation.  Run the Rails 5k is professionally timed by RunTIME Racing Services.

Date:  June 3, 2017

  • 7:30 a.m. - 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5k Run

Race Location:

  • Saginaw Recreation Center, 633 W. McLeroy Blvd., Saginaw, Texas 76179
  • Directions / Map - Click here
  • Course Route and Elevation - Click here

Registration:

  • Paper Registration: Click here to print
  • Online Registration:  Click here 
  • Early Registration Fees:
    • $25.00 per runner for the 5k (timed)
    • $20.00 per runner for the 5k (untimed) 
    • $15.00 per runner for teams of 4 or more
    • $12.00 per runner for the 1 mile Fun Run

NEW NEW NEW "Couch to 5k and Beyond" Program

  • Couch to 5K is a nine (9) week program to get newbies up and running in time for the Saginaw Chamber’s Run the Rails 5K on Saturday, June 3rd. No running experience or fitness level required. All you need is a pair of tennis shoes and the desire to have some fun! 
  • Start Date: March 27, 2017 (every Monday for 9 weeks)
  • Start time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Location: Saginaw Recreation Center, 633 West McLeroy Blvd. (map)
  • Additional Information:
    • Contact Janice Tims at 817-929-6097
    • Click here for more details.

Packet Pickup & NEW Race Expo


  • Saginaw Recreation Center, 633 West McLeroy Blvd. (map)
  • Date/Time:
    • Friday, June 2 from 11:00 to 6:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, June 3 (race day) from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. 

Awards


  • Overall male/female and Overall Master male/female winners
    • Beautiful Crystal Awards will be presented to the  based on chip time; ALSO
    • $50 Gift Certificates from our sponsor "Fort Worth Running Company"; ALSO
    • Gift Certificate (valued at $189 each) for one month of Camp Gladiator from our sponsor "Camp Gladiator"
  • Top 3 male/female finishers in each age group (1-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-79; 80+)
    • Custom Designed Medals:  Each year, we partner with the Eagle Mountain/ Saginaw ISD to design our award medals for the runners. The past few years, we’ve worked specifically with the experts (students) at the Hollenstein Career and Technology Center. New THIS year, we opened up the medal finalists to our fans on the Run the Rails Facebook page and let them vote on the winner. The Saginaw Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate our medal contest winner Grace King. Grace is in the 11th grade. Grace's design will be used on the medals to be given to the winners of our race on June 3rd. Congratulations Grace!
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2017 Race Sponsors

(as of April 3, 2017)

Presenting Sponsor - $10,000 (Click here for details/benefits)


Still Available

Engineer Sponsor - $5,000 (Click here for details/benefits)


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Conductor Sponsor $2,500 (Click here for details/benefits)


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Locomotive Sponsor - $1,000 (Click here for details/benefits)


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Box Car Sponsor - $500 (Click here for details/benefits)


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Caboose Sponsor - $250 (Click here for details/benefits)


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Brakeman Sponsor - $100 (Click here for details/benefits)


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