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City of Edinburg
415 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX. 78541
Phone: 956 - 388 - 8204
Fax: 956 - 338 - 7111

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Lace-up Runners; Today is Last Day to Register for Edinburg All-America 10K RaceRSS Feed

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Edinburg, Texas (Feb. 2, 2018) – The City of Edinburg is ready to welcome thousands of runners this weekend for the #1 Road Race in the State of Texas. More than 7700 are registered for the All-America 10K/Fun Run and Miracle Mile Races happening this coming Saturday, Feb. 3.



With only one day left to register runners from near and far are gearing up to try their luck at more than $30 thousand awarded in the 10K or 6.2-mile race.



As of today, 3158 have registered for the 10K, 4506 people are registered to participate in the family-oriented 3.4-mile Fun Run, and 58 participants have signed up for the Miracle Mile.



The Miracle Mile Race starts at 8 a.m. inside the Richard R. Flores Stadium. This race involves four laps around the field and is for children and adults with special needs.



The 10K Race will follow promptly at 9 a.m. on Palm Drive, while the Fun Run will start at 11:30 a.m. also on Palm Drive. The awards ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the stadium.   



Runners can register today in person, at the Edinburg Sports & Wellness Center (315 East Palm Drive) where they will also pick up their race packets. Registration will be open until 9 p.m. 



Media parking will be available at the Edinburg Sports & Wellness Center with entrance via Freddy Gonzalez and Stadium Drive. Photographers are welcome to ride in the pace vehicle but will have to arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. 



Meanwhile, the following streets will be closed along the event route starting at 7:45 a.m.:




  • Closner




  • Palm Drive




  • Dawson




  • Cano between Closner/10th




  • 10th between Cano/University




  • University between 10th/7th




  • 7th between University/Kuhn




  • Kuhn between 7th/6th




  • 6th between Kuhn/Peter




  • Peter between 6th/8th




  • 8th between Peter/Kuhn




  • Kuhn between 8th/Closner



The roads along Closner Boulevard, north of Freddy Gonzalez Drive will reopen immediately after the last 10K runner comes through. The roads to the south of Freddy Gonzalez Drive will remain closed for the 11:30 a.m. Fun Run. These streets will reopen immediately after the 3.4-mile race.



Meantime, participant and spectator parking is available in areas around the Edinburg Sports & Wellness Center and at the Richard R. Flores Stadium. 



Parking areas are marked in blue on the map below.



Due to set up and registration for the races, all Parks & Rec. After school and evening programs are canceled for Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb 4.



We’ll see you at the starting line.



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