East Texas 5K

East Texas 5k

The East Texas 5k is a racing event moving through the beautiful scenery and historical sites boasted by Nacogdoches, Texas. The Race Texas Sports owned event includes state-of-the-art timing and results, custom tri-blend shirts, custom race-bibs and medals, and much more. The East Texas team strives to motivate runners to set and accomplish their goals through our unique race experience. The East Texas 5k is held on November 11th in Nacogdoches, Texas at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital located at 1204 N Mound St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961 beginning at 7:30am. Runners will enjoy the sites of Nacogdoches, the “Oldest Town in Texas,” starting and finishing at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital. The 5k out-and-back course proves to show-off the beauty and scenery of Nacogdoches along the way to finishing this great event!

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  • What you get:

    - Cotton T-Shirt
    - Finisher Medal
    - Age group awards
    - Free post race photos
    - Amazing post race party


    Awards will be given to the male and female winner of each age category. Age category winners are based on chip time within the official results. The age categories are as follows: 14 and under // 15-19 // 20-24 // 25-29 // 30-34 // 35-39 // 40-44 // 45-49 // 50-54 // 55-59 // 60-65 // 66-69 // 70+

    T-Shirts, Finisher Medals, and Photos

    All 5k runners will receive a tri-blend race shirt at packet pick up, a custom finisher medal at the finish line, and all will also receive FREE race photos from the event, so smile big! T-shirt sizes are guaranteed only for those who register ON OR BEFORE October 6th.

    Packet Pick-up

    Participants will be able to pick their packets up Friday, November 10th, 4PM - 8PM at Fredonia Brewery (138 N Mound St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961). There will be no race day packet pick-up. You will be allowed to pick up packets for friends and family ONLY if you have a copy of their photo ID.

    LIVE band Blind Pursuit will be on stage. "Independent southern rock band formed deep in the heart of Texas. One part soul, 2 parts rock and roll, a little splash of country, and a whole lot of good times later, you get to experience Blind Pursuit."

    Fee Schedule:

    Date 5k
    First 25! $25
    May 26th - June 23rd $30
    June 24th - July 21st $35
    July 22nd - August 18th $40
    August 19th - September 15th $45
    September 16th - October 6th $50
    October 7th - November 10th $55
    At Packet Pick-Up $60


    Best Western Northpark Inn - $149.14 (936) 560-1906 Double rooms with a 2 night stay. Either book via the Best Western portal or call (936) 560-1906 and book directly with group # 215294-215316

    Holiday Inn Express - $105.00 (936) 564-0100 Single kings, double queens, and suite are all based on availability. Mention the East Texas Half.

    Other Race Details

    Time and Location

    The East Texas 5k will start at 7:30am on Saturday, November 11th, from Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, located at 1204 N Mound St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961.


    A disposable road racing timing system created by Remption Race Productions will be used for all courses. The timing system comes attached to the back of your race bib and will need to be worn on the front side of your body.

    Traffic Control

    Traffic control will be conducted by the City of Nacogdoches and Nacogdoches Police Department to ensure the safety of our competitors and event participants.

    Water Stops

    There will be 1 water stop. It will be between the 1 to 2 mile mark and will have water, Gatorade, and basic first aid supplies available.


    A first-aid station and mobile unit will be located at the start/finish area.


    Your pet is allowed to run with you as long as these following guidelines are followed:

    (1)Fido is on a leash

    (2)Fido and yourself must start from the rear - timing will not start until you cross the mats

    (3)Fido must be under your control at all times

    If these guidelines are not followed, you may be asked to leave the event.

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