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Hottest Half

The Hottest Half , 10k & 5k is the original summer half marathon.  Before the Hottest Half there were no half marathons in Texas during the summer. We have survived the heat and now we will be celebrating our 10th edition in 2017! Summer Half Marathon? No problem! Let’s do the Hottest!

Event Date

Sunday August 13, 2017 – 7:30 AM

Registration Fees

The Hottest Half will be capped at 1500 entrants!

Hottest Half
$80 through July 31
$85 August 1 through race day
Hottest 10k
$55 through race day
Hottest 5k
$32 through July 31
$35 August 1 through race day
Hottest 5k 12 & Under
$20
$40 Virtual
You can also run the Half or 10k virtually! We will mail a Hottest Half shirt & medal 0nce you have run your distance. Product will only be mailed after August 13.

If you have never entered a Mellew event before, as a first time customer, our Mellew Incentives awards program will allow you to save $5 off your first entry immediately! Plus you earn Mellew incentive points good towards your next entry purchase.

We do not add service fees on to your purchase!

Register 4 or more at one time and $5 will be deducted from each entry! There are no refunds

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Entry Fees will increase with short notice – Register Now!

Want to bring a group of 25 or more?

email customerservice@mellew.com
We will make it very simple for you!

Stuff Happens Program

When you register online, you will see a box in our entry form that will say “Stuff Happens”, Check that box and $5 will be added to your final fee. If for any reason you cannot cross the start line your entry fees can be applied to a future Mellew Productions event Make sure you read the programs rules.

Packet Pickup

Saturday August 12, 2017 Noon to 5 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors Dallas – 8050 Forest Ln, Dallas, TX 75243 (at Central Expwy next to Home Depot)
Academy Sports + Outdoors Fort Worth – 6101 – I-20, Fort Worth, TX 76132 (at Bryant Irvin Rd)
Academy Sports + Outdoors West Plano – 3305 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 301, Plano, TX 75093 (at Parker)
Race Day – You may also get your packet race day at the event. Please arrive no later than 7:00 a.m. if you are picking up race day. Allow time for cars getting into parking.

Results

2016 Results

The Courses

We will have new courses this year as we have moved our start/finish line to the Ron Kirk Bridge. We do not have maps but can view a document that has a turn by turn description.

Photography

All event photos will be available for sale.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Be a Sponsor

Contact us at sponsorship@mellew.com

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What you get

    • A chance at four different challenges!
    • When you register there are no service fees!
    • Chip timing with chip in the bib
    • Runner’s t-shirts for all entrants.
    • All runners gets a great 10th Anniversary finisher medal!
    • Great Summer party Afterwards

Schedule

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
6:00 am – Packet Pickup
7:30 am – Half Marathon start
7:50 a.m. – 10k start
8:05 a.m. – 5k start
8:45 am – Post Race Festivities
9:15 am – 5k awards
9:45 am – 10k Awards and overall Half winner awards

Finisher Medals

All finishers of all distances of The Hottest will receive our great 10th anniversary medal!

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Hottest Awards

Timing by:

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The Hottest will use the latest chip timing technology, which records your time precisely from start to finish. Your timing chip will be in your bib. Just put your bib on and you are good to go.

The Half & 10k & 5k will have awards for the top male and female overall and the top male and female masters. We will present awards to the top three finishers both male and female in the following age groups 14 & under, 15-19,20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+.

Please check your age group finish placement before leaving the event. If you cannot stay for awards, we will allow you to visit our awards table to get your award. To have it mailed to you later will cost you $15!

We will only announce the overall winners in the Half. All half age group winners will be able to visit our awards table and simply pick up your award.

Location

Ron Kirk Bridge – Dallas Trinity River

To get to Ron Kirk bridge just take Woodall Rodgers south over The Margaret Hunt Bridge until it ends and turn into the Four Corners area.

There will be plenty of free parking next to the event start/finish. View Parking Map

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Exclusive Lyft Discounts for the race:
New Users: Get $20 in free ride credit ($10 off 2 rides) to try Lyft. To redeem, download the app and enter code HOTHALF or click here.
Existing User: Get 20% off a ride to or from the race with code HOTHALF20.

Distances

Half Marathon, 5k & 10k

 T-shirts

Hottest Shirt

Our Summer mesh tech shirt!

Entertainment

DJ Dames!

 

WATER STATIONS

We will have plenty of water along the course.There will be water stations with water & Gatorade on the course about 1 and 1.5 miles apart. We will be using Water Monster to provide all our liquid needs.

Port o Lets

There will be plenty of restrooms and port-o-lets at the event site as well as port-o-lets along the both courses.

WEATHER

Average Low in August in Dallas is 69 degrees F and High is 91 degrees F.

NEARBY HOTELS

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas
2015 Market Center Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75207
www.doubletree3.hilton.com
214-741-7481

SpringHill Suites Dallas – Downtown/West End
1907 N. Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75202
Marriott.com
214-999-0500
There are plenty of hotels very close, within a few miles.

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