The Showdown Half Marathon and 5K
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Fairview, Texas

Online registration is closed but you CAN register race week at packet pickup. Packet pickup's first day will be Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Bring cash or check to register!

For race morning, you can find the race results here then and the link for mobile / live tracking is here.

Our fourth annual event! This race is a beautiful looped course through the countryside and past gorgeous homes.

You get the option to pick your favorite team for the day's big game and get your race swag in your team's colors! Then, once you finish, you'll have quality options to choose a place to cheer on your team for the big game!

Reasons to Run:

Affordable entry fee Beautiful race course
Huge half marathon finisher medal (shown below!) All race photos downloaded for free
Technical fabric running shirt for all entrants Lots of aid stations
Pace Squad of 34 half marathon pacers Mini-bundt cakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes and chocolate millk for all finishers
Free childcare Pint glass awards for age group and overall winners

The Big Game?
Yes, this race is the morning of that lil' ole annual gridiron clash between the University of Texas and The University of Oklahoma. Show your team spirit on race day and then we'll give you information on where to find food, drinks and of course, a big screen TV so you can cheer your favorite team on to victory without leaving the race site!

Pick A Side... Or Don't and Run Anyway!
Are you a University of Texas alumnus or fan? Are you a University of Oklahoma alumnus or fan? We want to know. When you register, you will get to pick your swag - orange or red. Those who pick a favorite team will have their team colors reflected big and bold on their race shirt, race bib, and half marathon finisher medals.


For those that don't have a favorite team between the two or for those who can’t stand either, we’ve got you covered too! Come enjoy an amazing run and be treated to beautiful, quality, race shirts, bibs, and half marathon finisher medals with neither team color reflected on them!

Our 2012 Half Marathon Finisher Medals - Choose Your Color!

After the race, the Town of Fairview invites you to stay for the day, enjoy our shopping, our restaurants, and entertainment in our large shopping development!

Come enjoy an amazing run and be treated to beautiful, quality race shirts, bibs, and half marathon finisher medals!

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Email to Entrants - Part 3 - Post-Race
Email to Entrants - Part 2 - During the Race
Email to Entrants - Part 1 - Pre-Race
Get your bib number! Bring it to packet pickup to keep the line moving smoothly. And check your timing data is correct too! Bib Listing...
Parking PDF - print this and put it in your car so you'll know where to go race day! Give yourself extra time so it's less stress race morning.
Packet Pickup Details - where and when to get your race packet
Meet the 34-member Half Marathon Pace Squad. Read their bios, see their pictures, then decide who you will hang out with race morning to get you to your goals!
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