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The Galveston County Daily News : The Daily News Press Run

January 30, 2015

The Daily News Press Run

Run, walk, or jog in the 3rd annual Daily News Press Run to support the Newspapers In Education program on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Featuring certified Galveston Causeway courses, an exciting Kid's 1K, vendor booths, food, drinks, snacks, moonwalks, music, a costume contest and much more, this race is fun for everyone!

Newspapers in Education

Learn how you can help to support local classroom teachers and students. Newspapers in Education provides resources that use the newspaper to develop reading comprehension skills, critical thinking and a better understanding of the way the world relates to the classroom. We have a waiting list of teachers who want to join and need your help to make the program a success for the upcoming school year.

Course Info:

  • Professionally chip timing
  • USATF certified courses
  • Courses begin and end at The Daily News building at 8522 Teichman Road in Galveston



  • Kid's 1K - $15 after 6/30/14; $15 race day
  • 5K Run/Walk -$30 after 6/30/14; $40 race day
  • 10K Run/Walk - $35 after 6/30/14; $45 race day


Race Times:

  • 7:00 a.m. - Kid's 1K
  • 7:30 a.m. - 5K (certified)
  • 7:30 a.m. - 10K (certified)


Divisions - Men/Women/Kids:

  • 10 & under (Kids), 11-14yrs, 15-19yrs, 20-24yrs, 25-29yrs, 30-34yrs, 35-39yrs, 40-44yrs, 45-49yrs, 50-54yrs, 55-59yrs, 60-64yrs, 65-69yrs, 70 & over



  • 1st place overall male & female (1K, 5K & 10K)
  • 1st - 3rd place male & female in each age division (5K & 10K)
  • All Kid's 1K participants receive an award

Packet Pick-up

Early packet pick-up will be on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at The Daily News at 7800 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and on Friday Sept. 12, 2014 at fitTRIrun at 528 23rd Street in Galveston from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Packets can also be picked up at the race on race day.

Parking Information

Runner parking will be available at the Target parking lot at 6128 Broadway Street in Galveston. Shuttle buses will bring runners to and from the race site at The Daily News building.

Costume Contest

Runners are encouraged to come dressed as his or her favorite book character to be judged in a costume contest!

10K Race, 5K Race and Kid's Run

Race Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014
Registration Begins at: 5:30 AM
Start Time - Kid's Race: 7:00 AM
Start Time - 5K: 7:30 AM (#TX13026ETM)
Start Time - 10K: 7:30 AM (#TX11142ETM)

Other Info

  • Technical t-shirts for 5K and 10K runners
  • Cotton t-shirts for 1K runners
  • No refunds - rain or shine

  • Stay updated by following The Daily News Press Run on Facebook!
  • Photos

    Press Run 2014 Photographs

    Press Run 2013 Photographs

    Race Results

    This race is certified by the Road Runners Club of America.

    The race begins and ends in the parking lot of The Daily News building at 8522 Teichman Road in Galveston, located on the south side of Interstate 45 near the Galveston Causeway.

    Sponsored by:

    Gold Sponsors
    Silver Sponsors:
    Route Sponsors:
    Other Sponsors:
    In Kind Sponsors: