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Believe! McKinney 5K, 10K and 1 Mile Fun Run

  • Historic Downtown McKinney South McKinney Avenue McKinney, TX, 75069 United States (map)

Holy Family School provides a safe, loving Christian environment for culturally, economically and ethnically diverse children in McKinney and surrounding communities.

We promote a sense of self-worth, a respect for others and love for learning by using a developmental curriculum designed to allow each child to grow, develop and learn to his/her fullest potential in partnership with parents in the community.

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For Believe! updates go to our Facebook page

For Believe! FAQ's click here


Historic Downtown McKinney

1 Block West of the Downtown Square at Mitchell Park Corner of Louisiana Street, Church Street, and Virginia Street

McKinney, TX 75069


10K Wheelchair: 8:03am

10K: 8:05am

Santa Chase: 8:15am

5K Wheelchair: 8:23am

5K: 8:25am

1 Mile: 8:35am


10K Course Map.

5K Course Map.

Course Notes

Santa Chase is 100 yard dash where the kids get to Chase Santa to the finish line where Candy Canes await all finishers!

The course officially closes at 11:00am for all participants.

NO ANIMALS (except service animals)In year’s past we have loved your pups, however this year legalities have made it that animals are no longer allowed on the course


Registered on or before November 24, 2019

5K: $30

10K: $35

10K Wheelchair: $35

5K Team Member*: $25

10K Team Member*: $30

1 Mile: $20

Long Winters Nap (Donation): $20

Santa Chase:** FREE

After November 24, 2019

5K: $35

10K: $40

10K Wheelchair: $40

5K Team Member*: $30

10K Team Member*: $35

1 Mile: $25

Long Winters Nap (donation): $20

Santa Chase:** FREE

Eligibility - The minimum age to participate is 6 for the 5K & 9 for the 10K only. Children under 6 may participate in the 1 mile and santa chase. The right to accept or reject any entry is reserved. For eligibility question please contact

*Teams consist of at least 4 members

**Maximum age for the Santa Chase is 10.

Everyone who registers by November 18th is guaranteed a tshirt. *No Shirts for Santa Chase.

Packet Pick Up & Late Registration

Nov. 23rd Saturday 10am - 5pm

Nov. 24th Sunday 12pm - 5pm

Nov. 27th Wednesday 12pm - 5pm

No Packet Pick-Up On Thanksgiving

Nov. 29th Friday 12pm- 7pm

Race day packet pick up AT RACE SITE Saturday November 30, 6:30am-7:30am


Start with us this amazing journey of Injury Prevention and Energy Efficiency with Chi Running. Learn how to run Injury Free and Energy Efficient with Chi Running. Registrations closing on September 9th, 2019. Cost: 8-week program $80 for non Members $50 for Playtri Performance Members. When: Tuesdays at 6:00 PM Where: Playtri Performance Center. 7951 Collin McKinney Pkwy, McKinney 75071 Sign up by sending an email to


No Refunds or Transfers allowed.

Couch to 5K Training Plan

Train for the 5K distance with the Couch to 5K Training Plan:

The Eight Week Training Plan Download here

The Four Week Training Plan Download here



Awards will be given to the Masters male / female in 5K and 10K and overall male / female winners in the 5K and 10k. Age group awards will be 5 year increments.


Long sleeve tech shirt. See why our tees are so popular - 2018 picture here.

(Santa Chase does not get a tshirt but will get a candy cane at the finish line.)


2018 Results

2017 Results

2016 Results

Race Updates and Reminders

All last-minute updates and reminders will be posted on the Playtri Facebook Page. Like us 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 40 - high 60.

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.

Chip Timing

This is a chip timed event. Each participant will be required to wear a timing chip in order to be counted in the results. Timing chips are assigned to participants according to bib number. We will be using disposable chips for this event that you will receive attached to your bib at packet pick up.


Please click here to volunteer - THANK YOU!

If you have any questions about volunteering for this race please contact us at

Race Contact

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


By Registering for this event, AAZ Event Productions, has consent to all Race photography and videos from the event to use in any advertising, marketing & promotional materials.

Travel Information


Sheraton McKinney 1900 Gateway Blvd McKinney, TX 75070 (972) 549-4000

For special rate click here.

Benefiting Charity

All proceeds from the event go to the Holy Family. This benefit event is hosted by Holy Family.

McKinney Community Development Corporation

This event is funded in part by the McKinney Community Development Corporation

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Earlier Event: November 9
The Zebra Phest 5K & 1 Mile Phun Run