The Plano Half Marathon

RACE CANELLATION - 2021

 

Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, new directives from the City of Dallas and the City of Plano exclude The Urban Ultra Dallas and The Plano Half Marathon from continuing.

 

If you registered for either of these races you have been sent an email with your options.

 

Please check our website and social media for further updates. 

 

We want to thank our beloved running community, as a whole, for your support.

URBAN SERIES PLANO

Run through 800 acres of nature preserve

5k, 10k, Half Marathon

February 13, 2021

The Race

5k, 10k, Half Marathon 

Urban Region:  Plano

If you are looking for a beautiful course designed for PRs, then this is the race for you. Wind through the largest park in Plano while taking in nature.

Volunteer

Call for Volunteers

Join the Fun

As a Volunteer, you are the person that gives the runner the support and motivation to continue.  We know how  important each of you are to the entire day and promise you a fun and rewarding experience!

Sponsor

Multiple Packages

Great Opportunity

This is a great opportunity to share your company, brand and services with a large and targeted group. As a sponsor of one or more events, you can select from the multiple sponsorship levels available.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES AT THE RACE

Please be sure to read this important information before attending the race.     

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The Race

The Course

At over 800 acres, the beautiful Oak Point Nature Preserve and Bob Woodruff Park system will be host to the Plano Half Marathon. The course will showcase some of the best urban park trails in the Dallas/Fort Worth area while winding through woodland oaks, Blackland prairie, along side creeks, and more. The entire course will be entirely on paved trails.

After the race kick back and relax. The start/finish will be staged from the Oak Point Amphitheater. Participants will have access to food, beer, music and more. 

If you are looking for a beautiful course designed for PRs, then this is the race for you. 

Start and Finish Times

The Start and Finish will be near the Oak Point Amphitheater

  • 7:00 am - Half Marathon start

  • 7:30 am - 10k start

  • 8:00 am - 5k start

Race Briefings:  Begin promptly, 20 minutes prior to race start time, at the start line.

NOTE:  All races start at the scheduled time.  Late starts will not be accommodated.

 

CUTOFFS

The cutoff for all distances is 12:00 pm on February 13, 2021. 

Results

Course Markings

The race will be marked with directional signage, and cones for each race distance.​

 

MAPS

Course Difficulty 

1 = Flat / Fast course with little elevation gain or loss on a non-technical terrain.

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Aid Stations

Well stocked Aid Stations manned by passionate volunteers, provide

  • First Aid:  Band-Aids, Vaseline, and other basic first aid supplies

  • Food/Drink:  Water, electrolyte drinks, and various salty, sweet and savory snacks

LOCATIONS

Aid stations will be conveniently located every 2-3 miles on an out and back course.​

Cupless Race

This is an environmentally friendly race and it is our goal to keep the trails litter free to preserve their beauty. 

 

Cups won't be supplied during this racing event.  Please bring your refillable water bottles and we will refill them at the aid stations.

Training / Coaching

At every level, proper training can help you prepare for success. Ultra Expeditions has certified coaches and offers individual and group training packages. Contact us for more information.

Race Shirts, Medals and Awards

Everyone registered will receive a Plano Half Marathon Race Shirt if they register by February 1, 2021.

 

Finishers of the 5k, 10k, and half marathon will receive beautiful, custom designed medals.

Winner Awards

 

Top Male and Top Female for each race. Awards will be emailed after the race ends.

Pictures and Video

Itinerary

FRIDAY –       February 12, 2021

4 - 6 pm            Packet Pick Up/Registration at Tacodeli

SATURDAY – February 13, 2021

6:00 am            Venue opens at the Oak Point Amphitheater

6am - 8am        Packet Pick Up/Registration at Oak Point Amphitheater

7:00   am           Half Marathon Race Start

7:30   am           10k Race Start

8:00   am           5k Race Start      

12:00 pm           Cutoff for all distances

NOTE:  Race briefings begin promptly, 20 minutes prior to race start time, at the start line. Racers may only register for each event up until that distances start time. Racers may only drop in distances prior to race start. If they choose to drop during the race they will receive a DNF.

Registration

Online registration is quick and easy.

 

REGISTRATION OPENS

Registration is open

Saturday, February 13, 2021 - RACE DAY

8:00 am - Registration will remain open until the start of each race at the Oak Point Amphitheater

Early Registration Discounts

Sign up early to get the best pricing.

  • Best Discount - Before November 30, 2020

  • Good Discount - Before December 31, 2020

  • Standard Pricing - After December 31, 2020

 

Volunteer

Be part of the fun and volunteer.  We promise you a great time.

 

All of our volunteers receive discounts toward future races and enjoy free food, beverages and parking.

There are opportunities to man aid stations, registration and help at the start and finish lines.

Contact us for more information.  Or sign up now.

Parking, Lodging and Travel 

Parking

Oak Point Amphitheater

2801 East Spring Creek Pkwy

Plano, TX 75074

PLEASE NOTE: Observe all parking signs and do not park illegally. The event is not responsible for violations, towing, damages or theft. Registrants are responsible for any parking fees, if they apply,

Airports

The closest airports are:

Dallas Love Field

Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport

Directions to the Start

The race starts at the:

Oak Point Amphitheater

2801 East Spring Creek Pkwy

Plano, TX 75074

Hotels

The closest hotels are in downtown Plano, Texas.

 

Residence Inn by Marriott

Aloft Richardson

Hampton Inn & Suites Plano

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are multiple sponsorship levels available. 

Title Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze

Get all the Sponsorship Package Details.  

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