Run the Rails 5k


For More Information

  • For more information, email us or call the Saginaw Chamber of Commerce at 817-232-0500.

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 proudly managed by the City of Saginaw and the Saginaw Area Chamber of Commerce.  Run the Rails benefits Community Link Mission of Saginaw.

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


  • 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

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.


Awards will be presented to the overall male/female and overall male/female masters winners based on chip time.  Awards to the top 3 male/female finishers in each age group; no duplication of awards. 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+
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2017 Race Sponsors

(as of February 8, 2017)
2017 RTR Sponsorship Levels Grid

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

Still Available

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


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


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

Still Available

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


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


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

Still Available