It’s undeniable that everyone enjoys the food that comes with the holidays! But by the end of your 6th piece of pie, you might be looking for some balance. Dallas offers a variety of ways to burn some of those calories consumed during your holiday parties AND enjoy some much-needed cooler weather outdoors with family and friends. Here is your 2017 Guide to all the marathons, 5K’s, and fun runs this holiday season!
North Texas Turkey Trot :: Frisco Square :: 11.23.17 :: Can’t make it downtown? This is the next best thing! A fun 10K, 5K, or Miracle Mile (for kids) the whole family can participate in. Register here!
Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot :: City Hall Plaza Dallas, 11.23.17 :: Benefiting the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas In it’s 50th year, this annual Dallas tradition is a great way to start your Thanksgiving day with the whole family as either a 5K or 8 Mile run (or even Tot Trot). Pets are welcome. Register here!
Run the Lights 5K & Fun Run :: Addison :: 12.1.17 Bring the whole family and run (or walk) through the beautiful Vitruvian Park Lights; benefiting the Addison Legacy Foundation. Enjoy holiday festivities with Santa, music, and food trucks beginning at 7pm. Register Here!
Rudolph Run :: Downtown Allen :: 12.2.17 A 1-mile fun run for the whole family and a competitive 5K. Register Here!
Jingle Bell Run at The Square :: Downtown Garland :: 12.9.17 :: Benefiting the City of Garland Animal Shelter A fun 5K hosted by Naaman Forest High School Class of 2019 in Historic Downtown Garland Square. Register here!
BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon & Behringer Relay :: Downtown Dallas :: 12.9 & 10.17 This is a race for runners and by runners. If you’re going to register, make sure to come prepared, but it sure fun to watch as a spectator! Register here.
Jingle Bell Run :: 12.21.17 :: Benefiting Trinity Strand Trail & Mavs Foundation A 5K, 1 Mile or Children’s fun run at the Hilton Anatole that now weaves through the new Trinity Strand Trail. Race begins at 6:30pm. Register here!