General Race Information
Where is the race located?
The event will be held at the Chick-fil-A located at 6104 N. Navarro St., Victoria, TX
What time should I arrive on race morning?
Please arrive by 6:45 am to ensure time for parking. The 5K/10K will start at 7:30 am.
Where can we park?
5K & 10K participants will be directed to park in the grassy area behind Speedy Stop
located next to HEB. Please use this entrance into the HEB parking lot.
Where can I find a course map?
A 5K/10K map can be viewed here.
Can you describe the course?
The race route is a fast, flat 3.1 mile loop. The start and finish will be located in the
parking lot next to Chick-fil-A. The 10K participants will complete two loops. At the
end of the first loop, all participants will enter back into the parking lot where the 5K/10k
runners will head towards the finish, and the 10K runners will follow a turn around to
begin the second loop.
Are there separate start times for the 5K &10K?
No. The 5K and 10K will both start at 7:30 am. Please place yourself according to your
pace. Faster runners should line up towards the front of the start, and joggers/walkers
please line up towards the back of the starting area.
Is the race chip-timed?
Absolutely! This race is chip-timed by Cadence Sports. Your chip will be attached to
your bib number.
Are baby strollers or pets allowed during the race?
If you choose to run with a baby jogger, please place yourself at the back of the pack of
runners. We ask that you take extra precaution for your safety, your child’s safety and
for the safety of the runners around you.
Pets, bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates, etc., are not permitted in the race.
What safety precautions should I expect and need to take during the race?
We are very excited that our route runs through town, and we want to make sure it is a
safe and smooth race! The outside lane of all of the streets on the route will be the only
lane coned off for the race participants and the only lane closed to traffic. Please stay to
the right side of the cones. Please do not try to run around the left side of the cones.
There will be a Victoria police officer at every intersection along the route to direct
traffic. Please place yourself in line at the start according to your pace. Because we only
have one lane blocked off, please stay to the right of the designated lane so that runners
can safely pass on the left side of that lane.
Is the race walker-friendly?
Walkers are always welcome!
Will a water stop be available on the course?
There will be a water station at mile 1.5 (Also mile 4.5 for 10K)
There will be another water station in front of Chick-fil-A for the 10K participants as
they begin their 2nd loop.
Is there child care available during the 5K/10K?
No child care will be provided during the race.
Will there be food or water at the finish line?
Bottled water and fruit will be provided to all race participants after the race.
How can I sign up for the race?
You may register for the 5K, 10K and the “Running of the Calves” Kids Fun Run by
clicking on the “Register Now” link on the home page. You can also register online at
Can I register on race day?
Registration will be available on Race Day as well as at Packet Pick Up (see below for
new location). Registration will open at 6 am on RACE DAY. Race shirts are only
guaranteed to early registrants.
Do you take credit cards for registration?
Credit cards may be used for online registration only. All paper registrations can be paid
for by cash or check.
What are the Age Group Categories and Awards?
A race medal will be given to overall top 3 male and female winners in the 5K and 10K.
A race medal will be given to the top male and female Masters (40 years old and up)
winners in the 5K and 10K.
A race medal will be given to the top 3 male and female winners in each age group in the
5K and 10K. The age groups will be divided as follows: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-
24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.
Where can I pick up my race packet?
We have a new location for Packet Pick-Up this year! It will be at the Chick-fil-A
located inside the Victoria Mall.
Thursday, April 11
Chick-fil-A Victoria Mall location
Friday, April 12
Chick-fil-A Victoria Mall location
Saturday, April 13 (RACE DAY)
Participants will be able to pick up their packet on race morning. Please arrive by 6:30
am if you need to pick up your packet on race day.
Can someone else pick up my packet for me?
Yes, we do allow family/friends to pick up packets.
“Running of the Calves” Kids Fun Run
Are there age requirements for the Kids Fun Run?
The kids run is for ages 12 years and under.
Where and when does it start?
The Kids Fun Run starts at the same location as the start area of the 5K/10K. The Kids
Fun Run will begin once the 5K/10K race is finished, which is typically between 9-9:30
What time should I arrive if I am only participating in the Kids Fun Run?
Please arrive by 8:30 am if you are only participating in the Kids Fun Run. If you are
arriving after the 5K/10K race start (7:30 am), please use the main HEB entrance located
between Chick-fil-A and the HEB gas station to enter the parking lot.
The entrance between Chick-fil-A and Speedy Stop will be barricaded and only used for
race participants once the race has started.
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