Event Details

2015 Children's Red Balloon Run & Ride

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Location:
Children's Medical Center at Legacy - 7601 Preston Road, Plano TX 75024
Location Map | 5k/1kRun Course Map | Ride Course Map | Infield Area Map | Team Tent Area Map


The Children’s Red Balloon Run & Ride will consist of these participation options:

  1.     1k fun run/walk
  2.     5k run/walk
  3.     73 mile ride - must be at least 12 years old
  4.     42 mile ride - must be at least 12 years old
  5.     23  mile ride - must be at least 12 years old
  6.     5k ride

Run Events

The start and finish of each segment will take place on the northwest side of the Children’s Medical Center at Legacy under Start/Finish structure.

The 5k course and 1k fun run course are designed in and around the Children’s Medical Center Legacy campus in Plano.

Courses will be completely barricaded off and traffic free with support from the Plano Police Department providing the opportunity for a safe and unforgettable experience for runners and walkers and a fun viewing experience for family, friends and co-workers.

 

Ride Event

The start of the ride will take place on the northeast side of the Children’s Medical Center at Legacy at the Start structure and travel east to cross Preston and continue north throughout Collin County. The ride will finish back on the Children’s Medical Center Legacy campus.

The 5k kids ride will use the same course as the run/walk starting @ 9 am.

Rest Stops will be approximately 10 - 15 miles apart; major intersections will be traffic controlled.  Riders must obey all traffic laws unless otherwise instructed by Police.  

Helmets MUST BE WORN at all times.

Earbuds are NOT allowed on any course.

No Burley type Trailers allowed!

Rides must be at least 12 years old with parent accompaniment to participate in the 23mile, 42mile and 73 mile routes.

 

Sleep in for Children's

For those who are unable to attend the event, but still want to represent!  Race Day Packet with T-Shirt will be mailed to you, free shipping, and you can still Join a Team and Fundraise!

 

Virtual Participants

Also for those who are unable to attend the event, but do not want a Race Day Packet or T-Shirt.  Your registration fee is a 100% tax-deductible donation to Children's Medical Center and you can still Join a Team and Fundraise!

 

Fundraising for Children’s

The Children’s Red Balloon Run & Ride is a fundraising program produced by Passion for Children’s for the exclusive benefit of Children’s Medical Center. Participants are encouraged to raise a minimum $100 as part of participation in this event.

Children’s needs your support in order to continue to care for kids in their greatest time of need.  100% of the money you raise goes directly to Children’s.  You can have a direct impact and be the difference!

 

Packet Pick-Up

Participants registered before 5 p.m. on Friday, April 10 have the option to have their packet mailed to their address on file.  ($5 fee)

All Registrations after 5 p.m. on Friday, April 10 can pick up their packet at the locations listed below.

Packet Pick Up:

Locations: TBD
 

April 25:  Packet Pick Up Tent on event site

Participants may pay $5 to have their shirt & packet shipped to their address post event.

 

 

Registration Fees

Run/Walk/Ride Adults - $35

Sleep Ins - $20

Virtual's - Free

Children 12 & under - $15

Children 5 & under - $5
 

Online registration will be open through the event date, however, a $5 dollar event day registration fee will be applied to the regular fees.

Registration will be available on site on race day beginning at 6:30 a.m. There is $5 fee for same day registration.

Registration - Event Day Fees

Run/Walk/Ride Adults - $40

Sleep Ins - $20

Virtual's - $10

Children 12 & under - $20

Children 5 & under - $5

Participants may pay $5 to have their shirt & packet shipped to their address post event.

FundRaising Ends May 29

Schedule

6:30 a.m. On site registration and packet pick-up opens

7:30 a.m. Bike Rally begins

8:00 a.m. Rally Start closes

8:45 a.m. - 5k Ride begins 

9:30 a.m. 1k kids fun run

10:15 a.m. Top Fundraisers Awards

10:30 a.m. 5k Run/Walk begins

 

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