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Texas Half

The Texas Half & 5-mile is our oldest Dallas Half Marathon. This is the only half marathon to carry the name Texas Half! This year we celebrate our 15th year! Join us in Irving and get deputized!

Event Date

Sunday January 15, 2017 – 8:00 AM

Registration Fees


There are no service fees!
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!


Half Marathon & 5-mile

Want to bring a group of 25 or more?

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.

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2016 Results

Packet Pickup

Saturday January 14, 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.


What you get

    • The Texas Half is part of the Four Seasons & 5 & 10 Challenge.
    • When you register there are no service fees!
    • Chip timing with chip in the bib
    • Free finish line photos
    • 15th anniversary Runner’s t-shirts for all entrants.
    • Everyone gets Deputized with our great Texas Half & 5-mile finisher medal!
    • Great mostly flat course with few turns.


Sunday, January 15th, 2017
6:00 am – Packet Pickup
8:00 am – Half Marathon & 5-mile Start
8:30 am – Post Race Festivities
9:15 am – 5-mile Awards
10:00 am – Half Awards

Texas Half Awards

Timing by:


The Texas Half 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.

Both the Half & 5-mile 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+.

Finisher Medals

All Half & 5-mile finishers of The Texas Half receive our great Texas Half medal!

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Date & Location

Sunday, January 15, 2017- 8:00 AM
Irving Convention Center – 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard  Irving, TX 75039


All entrants will receive a great runner’s  T-shirt with our 15th anniversary Texas Half logo

The Courses

Course Map

The 5-mile course is a straight out and back. The Half will be a 2 loop course. The Course will remain open for 4 hours.


We will have plenty of water along the course.There will be water stations on the course about 1 and 1.5 miles apart and will offer iced-down H2O and sports drink.Pink Station

Female Runners – Think Pink!

Mellew Productions is pleased to announce that we will now offer a pink station at the Texas Half. The station will be identified by a pink sign.  You will find feminine supplies as needed.  Just ask one of the volunteers to direct you to the supply case.

Port o Lets

There will be plenty of restrooms at the convention center and port-o-lets along the both courses.


The average high in January is 57 degrees with the average low 37 degrees.


All event photos will be available for sale.


Texas Half Challenges

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