Running for Education #India — April 24, 2016 

Registered on or before April 18, 2016

After April 18, 2016


$30 $35

1 mile

$15 $20

Family Entry*

$70 $80

Eligibility - The minimum age to participate is 6 & up for the 5k, no minimum age for the 1 Mile. The right to accept or reject any entry is reserved. For younger participants, please contact info@playtri.com.

**Late entries are not guaranteed a race t-shirt.

Family entry will include up to 2 adult entries and 2 children. * Family Entry Closes on April 20th.

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About Pratham

Pratham, established in 1995 to ensure that every child is in school and learning well, is one of the largest non-governmental organizations in India’s education sector. Pratham USA, a volunteer-driven organization with 14 chapters across the US, is dedicated to educational reform in India. 

Pratham uses low-cost, scalable methods and works in partnership with government and community stakeholders to vastly improve literacy rates and the quality of education for underprivileged children and youth across India. Pratham USA raises awareness and mobilizes financial resources for Pratham’s work on the ground. 


Pratham reaches millions of children, adolescents and young adults through a range of programs in 23 of India’s 29 states. 

During the 2014-15 school year, Pratham: reached 7.7 million children through literacy and learning programs empowered 15,000 young adults through vocational training and job-placement re-engaged 4,600 dropouts (primarily girls/women) in learning assessed 600,000 children across rural India

We are the first major organization to achieve lasting, wide-scale success in educating India’s youth. Our mission is to improve the quality of education in India and to ensure that all children in India are not only attending but also thriving in school. Using very low-cost and scalable methods, Pratham works in collaboration with the government, local communities, parents, teachers and volunteers across the country to achieve its mission.

Since our beginnings in the slums of Mumbai in 1994, we’ve become the largest non-governmental organization working to provide quality education to rural and urban children throughout India. Today, Pratham’s programs—including pre-schools, community libraries and remedial learning programs—reach millions of children every year.


Mcinnish Park
2340 Sandy Lake Rd
Carrollton, TX 75006


6:30AM Late Registration

8:00AM 1 Mile Fun Run

8:30AM 5K Start


5K Course Map

1 Mile Course Map TBD

Course notes: The course officially closes at 10:00 AM for all participants.

Packet Pick Up & Late Registration

Thursday, April 20th-Friday-April 22nd from 11:00am-7:00pm and Saturday, April 23rd 9:00am-5:00pm:

Friday-April 22nd from 1:00pm-5:00pm

  • Crossfit Coppell Central
    612 E. Sandy Lake Rd, #180
    Coppell, TX 75019

Race Day-Sunday, April 24th 6:30am-7:30am

  • Race Location

Refund Policy 

No Refunds or Transfers allowed.


5K Awards

Awards will be given to the Masters Male/Female winners in the 5K and Overall Male/Female winners in the 5K. 

 Age group awards will be in 5 year increments, with medals awarded for top 3 finishers in each age group. 




2016 Age Group Results

2016 Overall Results

Race Updates and Reminders

All last-minute updates and reminders will be posted on the Playtri Facebook page - please like us on Facebook so you get all the up-to-date information!


Many volunteers from numerous North Texas civic organizations are committed to make your race a safe and memorable experience.


Average temperature on race day: low 60 - high 85. 

For safety reasons, Playtri Racing reserves the right to modify or cancel a race due to severe weather conditions. When severe weather is present, all precautions will be made to ensure the safety of the athletes. 


This is a timed event. Each participant will be required to wear a race bib in order to be counted in the results. Bibs are assigned to participants according when they check in.  It is preferable to wear your bib on the front clear and visible for best results.


Click Here to register or see open volunteer positions.

If you are interested in being a volunteer for this race please contact us at info@playtri.com.

Race Contact 

If you have any questions or need any additional information, email us at info@playtri.com or call us at (214) 697-6922.

Race Photos

Race Photos Click Here



By Registering for this event, Ali Zaher Enterprises LLC, has consent to all Race photography and videos from the event to use in any advertising, marketing & promotional materials

Benefitting Charity

All proceeds from the event will go to the Pratham USA Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter.

For additional fund raising opportunities, click here to set up your personal page!