The Amerind Museum presents the 8th Annual Texas Canyon Trail Run. Once again, we're offering you a chance to intimately experience this awe inspiring region that is normally closed to the public. Run or walk the scenic 5K or 10K courses in beautiful Texas Canyon. Participation in the event enables Amerind to further its mission of fostering and promoting knowledge and understanding of the Native Peoples of the Americas through research, education, conservation, and community engagement.
No congregating of any type will be permitted either before, during, or after the event. No spectators at the start, finish or on the course. Runners/walkers only!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to adhere to CDC and local government guidelines to maintain social distancing, we will use wave starts in a time trial format to spread out runners on the course. You will be able to choose your start time during registration. Once a time slot is filled, it's filled. No exceptions. We will allow 10 people to the start line at a time. You will stand next to cones spaced 6 feet apart. One runner will start every 15 seconds.
*One registered parent will be permitted to start with a child. This is the only exception to the one runner start.
When registering, participants will be asked to select a start time. There is a limit of 10 starting positions available for each start time, and they are available on a first come, first serve basis. In order to maintain safe distancing on the race course, participants must start during their selected starting time slot. If a particular start time is not available, it means it has reached the maximum number of participants for that time slot. Please do not ask us to make any exceptions, because we will not.
When it's time to start, participants will line up next to cones spaced 6 feet apart and will be sent out on the course every 15 seconds.
The race starts with the 10k at 7:00 a.m. Waves of 10 runners will go off every 5 minutes. (i.e 7:00, 7:05, 7:10, and so on). Runners will line up next to cones spaced 6 feet apart, and one runner will be sent out every 15 seconds. Then the next wave of 10 runners lines up and so forth.
The 5k waves start at 8:45 a.m. with the same format.
The race will be held entirely within Texas Canyon on the Amerind Foundation property. We believe you will experience trail running at its best on a course that takes you through spectacular Texas Canyon, an area that will only be open to the public on race day. Please remember no dogs and no headsets, in compliance with our insurance requirements---- you will really want to be “in the moment” anyway.
This is a BYOB event- bring your own bottle of hydration. You must be 100% self-sufficient. There will be no aid stations on the course due to COVID-19 precautions.
THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST PRE-REGISTER ONLINE BEFORE 6:00 AM RACE MORNING.
Packet pick-up is on race day starting at 6:00 a.m. It will be a drive-up pick up. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your wave start time to allow time to pick up your packet, park, and pin your bib number to your shirt. We ask that you remain at your vehicle until 5 minutes before your official wave time.
ALL participants must adhere to the following requirements:
After completing your trail run/cross the finish line, you must continue moving towards the exit of the finish area. Participants will be required to leave the finish line area and proceed immediately to their vehicle as soon as they complete their race. No congregating of any type will be permitted either before, during, or after the event.
All results will be streamed live on the event's Results page. During registration, you can also sign up for results text messaging.
Due to COVID-19, social distancing requirements, and there will be no official awards ceremony. All awards will be mailed.
Please keep in mind that your cooperation and adherence to all safe distancing practices is the key to us, and other races, being able to offer competitive events like this in the foreseeable future.
Failure to adhere to any of the stated race requirements will result in the immediate disqualification of the participant.
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