Tyler hosts marathon, half marthon and 5k races
POSTED: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 12:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 12:44pm
tyler, tx — Mellew Productions is excited to host their 3rd annual marathon event here in Tyler, the “Rose Capital of the Nation,” this upcoming Fall.
The Tyler Rose Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k will be held Sunday, October 7, 2012. The events start at the beautiful Rose Garden Center and finish in the Rose Garden.
The courses truly exemplify the beauty of East Texas. The unique and challenging courses will be a huge draw for runners from all over! There is something for everyone at this event. In addition to the Marathon, there is also a Half Marathon and 5k.
Also, bring the kids on Saturday, October 6, to participate in the Junior Rose race that takes places during the Race Expo and packet pickup! Details about this fun event for kids 3-12 are on our website. Children participating in the Junior Rose will receive a cotton tee and a special celebration medal. All half and full marathon participants will receive a technical t-shirt. Marathoners will receive a red Tyler Rose medal and rose plant upon completion.
Half marathoners will receive a red Tyler Rose medal upon completion. Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each age group as well as the overall male and female finishers and the top male and female master finishers. To register for all events, go to www.tylermarathon.com.
Rates for the events are as follows:
$80 through October 6th
$90 at late registration/packet pickup on October 6th
$65 through October 6th
$70 at late registration/packet pickup on October 6th
$25 through October 6th
$15 Child 12 & under 5k only
Children 5 & under - FREE
Children 6 & above - $5