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The Galveston County Daily News : The Daily News Press Run

July 30, 2014

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

 

Prices:

  • 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

 

Awards:

  • 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

Packet pick-up will be on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, and on race day at the event. Early pick-up time and location will be announced on the Press Run website and Facebook, and an email to all the runners.

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
  • Parking information TBD
  • Updates available on The Daily News Press Run Facebook

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

Photos

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:

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Silver Sponsors:
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