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Texas Half

For the first time we are offering at the Texas Half to mail your shirt and bib number to you. You must enter before December 22, 2017. There will be a $10 mailing fee.

Event Date

Sunday January 14, 2018 – 8:00 AM

You must be at the start line at 8 a.m. Police will not allow late starts. There is a four hour time limit on the course. Those on the course after 4 hours will be picked up and returned to start line.


Registration Fees

$70 through December 15, 2017
$75 December 16 through January 12, 2018
$80 January 13 & 14

$45 through December 15, 2017
$50 December 16 through January 12, 2018
$55 January 13 & 14

Virtual Runner 
Includes: shirt & finisher medal.

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!

Stuff Happens is free on any entry made in September! You must check box to get the free.

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



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.



Sunday, January 14th, 2018
6:00 am – Packet Pickup
8:00 am – Half Marathon & 5-mile Start
8:30 am – Post Race Festivities
9:30 am – 5-mile Awards

Packet Pickup

Saturday January 13, 2018 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 West Plano – 3305 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 301, Plano, TX 75093 (at Parker)

Mail it – You can select the Mail it to me option and we will mail your shirt and bib number to you. Deadline is December 22. There will be a $10 mailing fee.

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.


Great runner’s  shirt for everyone!


The average in Dallas is a  low of 37 and a high of 57.


2017 Event Video

What you get

The Texas Half is part of the Four Seasons Half Marathon Challenge.
When you register there are no service fees!
Chip timing with chip in the bib
Great Runner’s t-shirts for all entrants.
You now have the option to have your shirt and bib mailed to you!
Everyone gets  our great Texas Half & 5-mile finisher medal!
Great mostly flat course with few turns.

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+.

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.

Finisher Medals

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


Date & Location

Sunday, January 14, 2018- 8:00 AM
Irving Convention Center – 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard  Irving, TX 75039


Half Marathon & 5-mile

Want to bring a group of 25 or more?

We will make it very simple for you!


There will be plenty of parking in the Irving Convention Center parking garage. There will be an $8 fee for parking. Please arrive no later than 7:30 a.m. to make the start line.

There is a DART station within walking distance. Check their web site for schedules.

The Courses

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.


Port o Lets

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


All event photos will be available for sale.



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