September 7, 2020

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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.


ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES MIDNIGHT 9/5.  Race day registration will be available until 7:00 am on 9/7.  Payment by cash or check is preferred on race day.

While we endeavor to provide all participants with a race shirt, race shirts can only be guaranteed to participants registering before 8/27.  Race shirts will be available on a first-come/first-served basis to participants registering on 8/27 or later.

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, Friday September 4th:     3:00 - 6:00pm

Saturday, September 5th:    12:00 - 3:00pm

Sunday, September 6th:   12:00 - 3:00pm

Participants registering online after the 9/6 packet pickup will be able to pick up their race bibs on race morning at the Katy Area Running Club tent. 

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