NEW YEAR'S 5K RELAY & KIDS' MILE
We hope you can join us to kick off the new year with this fun and meaningful Austin community race, benefitting the David Phillips Foundation! Runners of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the 5K Relay events, with competitive, open, and family divisions. Children and youth compete in events all their own with the Kids' Mile age-group races, and the Toddler Trot. And all participants and their families will want to stay for the 5th Annual Memorial Mile that concludes the morning festivities. Let's run, and LET'S PLAY, to kick off 2024!
Date: Saturday, January 6th, 2024
Location: Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury St
8:00 Packet Pick-Up + Team Areas Open
9:00 5K Relay Competitive Heat Start
9:30 5K Relay Open & Family Heat Start
10:00 Kids' Mile 6th Grade & Up
10:15 Kids' Mile 3rd-5th Grade
10:30 Kids' Mile Kinder-2nd Grade
10:50 Toddler Trot
11:10 5th Annual Memorial Mile
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Packet pick-up is at the event starting at 8am.
We offer same day registration, so invite friends and family!
The race is on, rain or shine, unless there is thunder/lightning or severe weather.
Parking at Pease is limited. Ample parking is available at House Park and in the ACC Parking Garage, just a short walk to Pease along the Shoal Creek Trail (under Lamar). More info here: peasepark.org/parking
RUN FOR FUNDRAISING
RUN IN SUPPORT OF DPF
Your entry fee is a tax-deductible donation to the David Phillips Foundation! And all proceeds from the race help fund DPF's free sports and recreation programs in Austin Title-I schools. This year's fundraising goal is $50,000, to support and expand our Title-I programs, and you can help us get there by participating in race FUNdraising. Check the fundraising box when completing your race registration, or email us directly at email@example.com, and we'll be in touch with more info. Thank you!
JOIN US AS A RACE SPONSOR
We are seeking race sponsors as well as marketing partners, to collaborate, help get the word out, and recruit runners! Sponsor and partner perks include co-branding and inclusion of business name and logo on our race website, email marketing, social media, and event materials, signage, and t-shirts, and complimentary race entries. Learn more about the benefits of race sponsorship and check out our SPONSORSHIP LEVELS HERE. Feel free to reach out directly to discuss the best options for your business.
In keeping with DPF's goal to provide FITNESS FOR ALL, we are waiving race entry fees for children and families in our Title-I school programs, and for anyone for whom the cost to participate is a barrier. If you or someone you know is in need of a race scholarship, please contact us directly.