The Katy Back to School 5k is a chip-timed race along a certified course hosted by the Katy Area Running Club (KARC). Runners will stage in The Villagio Town Center before toeing the line on Peek Rd. The out-and-back course is along a beautiful, tree-lined boulevard. After the race participants and spectators will enjoy a fun filled after-party in The Villagio courtyard where sponsors will offer info and wares and race awards will be presented.
Race awards will be presented to the top three overall finishing men and women and to the top three men and women in each of the following age groups: 19 yrs and younger, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 - 69 and 70 and older.
Race proceeds will primarily benefit Ainsley's Angels of America. In addition to ensuring everyone can experience endurance events, Ainsley's Angels of America aims to build awareness about America's special needs community through inclusion in all aspects of life. Serving as advocates to providing education and participating as active members in local communities, Ainsley's Angels believe everyone deserves to be included.
KARC is a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving area runners and the local running community. All runners and walkers are welcomed.
Packet Pickup will be held on three separate occasions all at Good Times Running Company located at the Villagio Town Center, Suite 650, 22764 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, TX 77450.
The dates and times are:
Friday, August 30th: 3:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday, August 31st: 3:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 1st: 12:00 - 3:00pm
Participants registering online after the 9/1 packet pickup will be able to pick up their race bibs on race morning at the Katy Area Running Club tent.
Questions? Contact us at B2S@katyarearunningclub.com