Online registration for The Five and Dime Run remains open. There are no service charges. So register now and your packet will be waiting for you in the morning at the race. You may also register and pay in person at the event tomorrow morning starting at 6:30 a.m. Note: Registration and packet Pickup will close at 7:40 a.m. so arrive at least 1/2 hour before it closes.
THE SECOND ANNUAL 5 & DIME RUN
We are converting to Kilometers this year! 5k & 10k courses along with a new, beautiful venue in Garland at the Curtis Culwell Center. We also will remember the good old days when there were no dollar stores. We had the five and dime store. So we plan a great party afterwards with an oldies music and good old fashioned fun!
BRAND NEW COURSES AT THE 5 & DIME!
The courses, set in Garland, have beautiful routes with arching trees that cover entire stretches of the course. Enjoy the lush landscaping that surrounds the route.
BENEFITING THE GARLAND HIGH SCHOOL AVID PROGRAM
AVIDs mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
Advancement via Individual Determination, AVID, is a nationally recognized program that prepares students for college who are academically in the middle by accelerating student learning. In the AVID classroom the students learn rigorous strategies that assist them in becoming a highly engaged student in all of their classes. These students are expected to enroll in at least one advanced course such as AP or IB. AVID is a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization. To learn more, please click on the logo below.
WHAT YOU GET FOR YOUR ENTRY FEE!
- Be the first to run new courses in Garland, Texas!
- Great support on the course
- Jaguar Chip timing with the chip in the bib!
- Free parking next to the start/finish line
- Fantastic event T-shirt for all entrants
- Great food and fun afterwards
- Your name called at the finish
Fees for 10k
$40 - Through 3/8/2013
$50 - Race Day
$25 - Garland ISD Students & Teachers through 3/8/13
$30 - Garland ISD Students & Teachers Race Day
Fees for 5k
$25 - through 3/8/2013
$30 - Race Day
$20 - Garland ISD Students & Teachers through 3/8/13
$25 - Garland ISD Students & Teachers Race Day
50 Yard Dash "Fun Run for College"- $5
Register Race Day at the Garland High School AVID booth. Proceeds benefit the GHS AVID Program. This entry does not include a race t-shirt.
To Register Online
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To Register By Mail
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"FUN RUN FOR COLLEGE" 50 YARD DASH FOR KIDS!
We encourage all kids in the 50 yard dash to wear their favorite college tshirt. All children will receive a college pennant. Event t-shirts are not included in the $5 entry fee. You may register your child race-day at the Garland High School AVID booth.
We will have Five and Dime Awards in both distances for the top male and female overall and masters finisher plus the top three in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.
JAGUAR CHIP TIMING AT THE FIVE & DIME RUN
The Five & Dime Run will use the Jaguar chip timing system, which records your time precisely from start to finish. Your timing chip will be in your bib. No need to even apply a tag to your shoe. Just put your bib on and you are good to go. Age group awards will be based on chip time. Overall awards will be based on gun time.
Friday March 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m
- Hyatt House Lincoln Park - 8221 North Central Expressway, (between NW Highway and Caruth Haven on west side) Dallas, TX 75225
- Aloft Hotel Frisco - 3202 Parkwood Blvd. Frisco, TX 75034
You may also get your packet race day at the event. Please note that packet pickup will start at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:40 a.m. You will not be able to get your packet after 7:40.
The Five and Dime run will be photographed by Jerry Glover Photography. Click on logo below.
There will be plenty of parking near the event. Click here for a map.
All 5k and 10k entrants will recieve a runner's cotton shirt with their entry.