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2016 Tex Mex Green Ribbon Team Winners - Realistic FitnessTex Mex 5k Race Start

Tex Mex 5k Race for Open Space

Come for the race & stay for the
Enjoy dinner, music and Tex Mex's famous Margaritas!

30th Annual Race for Open Space
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Form a Green Ribbon Fundraising Team and enjoy the party at your own team table under the Big Top Tent. Complete with Tex Mex Buffet and unlimited margaritas!
Click here for details

Interested in becoming a Corporate Sponsor? CLICK HERE


Photos: David Freed



Register online at Run the Day

On-site registration available at packet pick-up IF spaces are still available
Packet pick-up at Tex Mex Connection
Tuesday, June 25, 4pm - 7pm & Wednesday, June 26, 12pm - 6:45pm

Race is capped at 1500 runners plus Green Ribbon Teams - And it sells out quickly

5K Race Prices: $42 Prior to 6/18 including t-shirt* ; $45 After 6/18 no t-shirt
*while supplies last


VIP Green Ribbon Team information »

Registration Includes:                    

  • If registered by 6/18 - Tech-Wick T-shirt – male/female styles - **while supplies last**
  • Dinner Under-the-Stars 
  • Tex Mex Margarita or a craft draft beer – photo ID required for participants 21 - 30 years of age
  • FUN, FUN, FUN at the Party-Under-the-Stars
  • Music and prizes

About the Race


Tex Mex Connection, 201 East Walnut St., North Wales, PA 19454

Times, Timing & Capacity

5K Race - 7:00 p.m., capped at 1500 runners plus Green Ribbon Teams

Registration and Chip Timing by Run the Day Timing - REGISTER ONLINE

Wear your official number on the FRONT of your shirt. DO NOT BEND the number. Check the back of your bib for coupons and more good information.


Course Map

The area residents are there to cheer you on as you run through this small neighborhood. The course has numerous turns and a small hill.

USATF Cert. Code #PA09003LMB

Starting Line Instructions - Fast runners in the front

To make sure that everyone has a great experience, we ask that runners lineup according to their anticipated – not hoped for – speed:

  • FAST runners (under a 7 minute mile) in the front
  • 7 to 9 minute milers in the middle
  • Over 9 minute milers move to the back of the pack

Look for the signs indicating 5k times as you line up for the race.

Water - There will be plenty of water available!

North Wales Water Authority will set-up water stations at thebeginning and end of the race
and at the half-way point. Look for balloons that mark the many orange water stations in
the registration/party area.

Rules of the Race

NO DOGS AT ALL – please, no dogs are allowed in the race or walk, in the parking lot area or anywhere near the food.

NO WHEELED VEHICLES in the race – no strollers or anything on wheels allowed in the race.

NO ALCOHOL is allowed out of Tex Mex' parking lot. Please keep in mind, that while the party spills into the street, the drinks do not.

Packet Pick-Up at Tex Mex Connection

Tuesday,  June 25, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday,  June 26, 12:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

All numbers must be picked up by 6:45 p.m.

Photo ID Requirements

All participants ages 21 – 30 years are required to present A PHOTO ID - IN PERSON  in order to pick-up your number and T-shirt.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

Prizes & Results

1st, 2nd, 3rd place male and female winners and 1st place male and female masters win gift certificates to dine at Tex Mex Connection and a pint glass. Prizes are based on gun time.

Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place male and female runners in 5-year age groups: 15 and under, 16-20, up to 70 & older Prizes include a gift certificate to Tex Mex Connection and a pint glass. Prizes are based on chip time.  If not picked up at the race, prizes can be picked up at Tex Mex Connection.

Age Group Prizes will be available at the Prize Table once the results are in


Getting There and Parking

Take public transportation - save the environment!

SEPTA Lansdale/Doylestown Line (R5) – 3 blocks from the race
SEPTA RT. 96 Bus – 1 block from the race

Parking  - Parking is Limited!

Parking is available as you enter North Wales - look for trace parking signs  (Map)
Please DO NOT park on the course
NO PARKING AT TEX MEX, across the street from Tex Mex or in neighboring lots

Ticket and T​ow Away Areas

East Montgomery Avenue between Main St and 10th Street
Church Street between 2nd Street and 4th Street


Volunteer  Sign Up »

Volunteers are a big part of the Tex Mex 5k experience!

As a way of saying THANK YOU for your help, the volunteers are invited to join the fun at the Party-Under-the-Stars complete with a 5k Dinner, one of Tex Mex's famous Margaritas (or draft beer)

PLUS you will receive a $10 gift certificate to Tex Mex Connection - good anytime except for the night of the race

Volunteers must show a valid photo ID

Volunteers are needed for a variety of days and hours - see what suits your schedule the best. 

Volunteer jobs include: Packet Pick-Up, Street Marshal, Water Stops, Parking, Finish Line, Party Assistant, Security, and Breakdown.

Volunteer  Sign Up »

Sponsor this Event

Be seen by the 2,000+ people at the race site

Meet the runners at your tent and table (in a prime location!) before and atfer the race

Have your company’s logo on 4 websites, linked to your own site, for a year

Distribute a product or coupons for your business

Increase your name recognition

Have your logo/name listed in all media releases and electronic postings

Click here to learn more!

Contact: WVWA’s Jenn Bilger at jenn@wvwa.org or 215-646-8866 or Jane Keyes jane@texmexconnection.com





Thank you to all our Sponsors, Green Ribbon Teams, Runners and Volunteers!

Thank you to our sponsors