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Event Date

Sunday July 16, 2017 – 7:30 AM


Half Marathon & 10k


C.H. Collins Stadium in Denton (1500 Long Rd, Denton, TX 76207)

Packet Pickup

There will be no packet pickup prior to the race
RACE DAY Packet Pickup starts at 6:00 a.m.

Online Registration will remain open through race start. You can register race morning at the event.


Registration Fees

Wildfire Half
$65 through May 7
$70 May 8 through June 4
$75 June 5 through June 25
$80 June 26 through July 13
$85 July 15& 16
Wildfire 10k
$45 through May 7
$50 May 8 through June 25
$55 June 26 through race day

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!

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


There are no refunds
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.





The Average high for this date is 93 degrees with an average low of 72 degrees.


2015 Results

2016 Results

Event Schedule

6:00 am – Packet Pickup Opens
7:30 am – Half Marathon & 10k Start
8:30 am – Post Race Festivities
9:30 am. – 10k Awards
10:00 am – Half Awards


All entrants will receive a great runner’s mesh tech T-shirt!

Wildfire Shirt

Finisher Medals

All runners get our Wildfire medal!

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Wildfire Awards

The Wildfire 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 and 10k 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 24 & Under, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+.


All half marathon and 10k finishers of The Wildfire Half will receive a large finisher medal.


What you get

  • Start & Finish on the 50 yard line of a football Stadium
  • When you register there are no service fees!
  • Chip timing with chip in the bib
  • Free finish line photos and finisher certificates
  • Tons of free parking next to the stadium
  • Great music and fun afterwards!
  • Runner’s t-shirts for all entrants.
  • Everyone gets a Wildfire finisher medal!
  • Great mostly flat course with few turns
  • Part of the World’s Toughest Half Challenge and the Sizzling 10k Challenge!

 The Courses

Video of course

Half Marathon

10k course


We will have plenty of water along the course.There will be 8 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!

We offer a pink station at Wildfire. 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.


There will be plenty of parking near the event site.


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4485 North I-35
Denton, TX 76207

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4465 North I-35
Denton, 76207

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