Parks and Recreation

Posted on: November 2, 2017

Holiday Race Events

Race into the holidays by taking part in one of Temple Parks and Recreation’s Holiday Races. Whether you are an experienced runner or just starting out, you can enjoy a racing event with your family and friends this holiday season. Two great holiday themed races are right around the corner.


7th Annual Carlson Law Firm’s Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K

Thursday, November 23rd 

McLane Company

4747 McLane Pkwy.

8:00 a.m. – 5K


13th Annual Schlotzsky’s Jingle Bun Run

Saturday, December 9th  

West Temple Park

121 Montpark Rd.

9:00 a.m. – 5K Race

10:30 a.m. – 1K Race with Santa


“We are proud to present these annual racing events,” said Tracy Klusacek, Athletic Coordinator for Temple Parks and Recreation. “These races are great for runners of all skill levels and these events provide an opportunity to spend time with family and friends while staying active during the holiday season.”


Awards will be given to the overall male and female finishers, as well as the top 3 finishers per age group in each of the 5K’s. Finisher medals will be given to all 1K participants. Events will be chip timed by Pro-Fit Event Services and access to free professional race photos is included.


Klusacek added, “We are thankful to our great sponsors who have helped make these events possible: Carlson Law Firm, Schlotzsky’s, Scott and White Health Plan, CEFCO, The Mayor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Eagles Wings Inflatables and ASCO.”


For more information about Temple Parks & Recreation’s Holiday Races or to register, please visit www.racetemple.com or contact Athletic Coordinator Tracy Klusacek at 254.298.5582.

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