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American Hero

American Hero run

Join us for the 9th Annual American Hero Run and Honor Veterans on Veterans weekend! We have lots of fun planned for you in lovely city of The Colony. The American Hero Run – 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run is a family event, with fun for all ages! 


Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8:00AM


Stewart Creek Park at 3700 Sparks Road, The Colony, TX 75056

Registration Fees

Register 4 or more at one time and $5 will be deducted from each entry!

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10k  – $45

5k – $30

Children 12 & Under – $23 

1-Mile Fun Run – $23

There are no refunds



Packet Pickup

Race Day Schedule

6:30 AM – Late Registration
8:00 AM – 1 Mile Fun Run
8:30 AM – 5k & 10k Start
9:30 AM – 5k Awards
10:00 AM – 10k Awards
Friday, November 4 from 12 Noon to 7 pm

Academy Sports + Outdoors Dallas – 8050 Forest Ln, Dallas, TX 75243 (at Central Expwy next to Home Depot)

Academy Sports + Outdoors West Plano – 3305 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 301, Plano, TX 75093 (at Parker)

Race Day: Race day packet pickup will start at 6:30 a.m.

Course information:

Thanks to the Army Corps of Engineers & The Colony for allowing us to use the existing courses. 

American Hero 10k map

American Hero 5k map

American Hero 1mile map

The American Hero 10k is now part of the 5 & 10 Challenge – Save



3700 Sparks Road, The Colony, TX 75056

From Highway 121

Exit, then take a left on FM 423 / Main Street (Josey) North approximately 2 miles.

Take a left at North Colony Blvd. You will pass South Colony Blvd.

Take North Colony Blvd. approximately 1.5 miles into Stewart Creek Park. North Colony Blvd. becomes Sparks Road when you enter the park.


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We will have American Hero Run Awards in both distances for the top male and female overall and masters finisher.

The 10k age groups are: 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.

The 5k age groups are: 6 & under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.



The timing chip will be in your bib number at the American Heroes 5k & 10k. No need to attach anything to your shoe. Put your bib on and you are good to go. Note! Because the timing chip is in the bib, it is important to place your bib above your waist on your front. Age group awards will be based on chip time. Overall awards will be based on gun time. There will be no timing for the 1-Mile Fun Run.

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