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November 18, 2017 (Saturday)
Half Marathon, 5 K
Rockin' R
New Braunfels, Texas
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CHOSEN HALF MARATHON & 5K
The Prettiest Race in Texas!

165 million orphans worldwide long for a family & need a home.

Join Chosen and THE PRETTIEST RACE IN TEXAS! Set in beautiful New Braunfels, the heart of Central Texas between Austin and San Antonio, the Chosen Half Marathon & 5K is a perfect destination race to add to your calendar.

The Chosen Half Marathon is a point-to-point course. Runners will be bused to their start line at The Summit Resort and finish at Rockin’ R in Gruene. Half Marathoners run alongside the BEAUTIFUL GUADALUPE RIVER surrounded by LUSH GREEN TREES, ROLLING HILLS, AND PICTURESQUE CLIFFS…. making it the PRETTIEST RACE IN TEXAS!

5K runners start and finish at Rockin’ R in Gruene. This out-and-back course offers a start line view of the beautiful Guadalupe River and travels through a peaceful community with winding streets and rolling hills.

Chosen also hosts a Kids Fun Run (1/3 mile) for ages 11 and under. This is truly a full-family event!

Chosen is a 501c3 that helps children come into families through adoption, provides direct orphan care to those who are not adopted, and raises awareness of the local & global orphan crisis.

Race: November 18th – 8:00 a.m.

Book Your Stay at one of the preferred accommodations below offering special rates! Be sure to mention the Chosen Marathon when booking.*

Courtyard by Marriott – $139 (830) 626-4700
T Bar M Resort – $100 (830) 625-7738
Fairfield Inn & Suites – $119 (830) 626-3133
Homewood Suites by Hilton New Braunfels - $119 to $129 - 830-455-0101
Your web page address is: http://homewoodsuites.hilton.com/en/hw/groups/personalized/S/SATCRHW-CFM-20171117/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG


*To take advantage of these rates please make your reservations no later than 30 days in advance of the event. Hotel occupancy tax of 13% will be added to rate each night.

Learn more about Chosen in New Braunfels by visiting http://chosenevents.org and their charitable work at www.chosen.care.



Event Start Location
The Chosen Half Marathon is a point-to-point course. 5K runners start and finish at Rockin’ R in Gruene.

Course Description
The Chosen Half Marathon is a point-to-point course. Runners will be bused to their start line at The Summit Resort and finish at Rockin’ R in Gruene. Half Marathoners run alongside the BEAUTIFUL GUADALUPE RIVER surrounded by LUSH GREEN TREES, ROLLING HILLS, AND PICTURESQUE CLIFFS…. making it the PRETTIEST RACE IN TEXAS!

5K runners start and finish at Rockin’ R in Gruene. This out-and-back course offers a start line view of the beautiful Guadalupe River and travels through a peaceful community with winding streets and rolling hills.

Awards
Yes, Age division awards will be awarded for Half Marathon and 5K. Finisher Medals will be given to Halfers, only.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Chosen will offer 3 packet pickup locations to serve our 2017 runners in New Braunfels, Austin, & San Antonio. Please read the below information carefully.

GENERAL PACKET PICKUP INFO
Half Marathoners must pick up their packet at their requested location. 5K runners may select to pick up their packets at packet pick up location (listed below) or day of event at Rockin’ R. Packets include race shirt, clear bag-check bag, bib & timing device, and safety pins.

There is no race day packet pick-up for Half Marathoners. For those who are unable to make it to packet pickup, you can have your packet mailed to you for $25. You must select this option by October 22, 2017 to be eligible.

If you are unable to pick up your packet in person during regular packet pickup location hours, you can make arrangements for someone else to pick up your race packet. That person is required to present YOUR confirmation email (can be on a mobile device or printed) along with THEIR photo identification to a race support staff member at the packet pick-up area.

Timing / Results
Results will be available online through Split Second Productions

Weather
We are a rain or shine race, unless officials call our event due to lightening.

Parking
ONE bus time to transport you (apx. 7am)

Runners will be bused to their start line at The Summit Resort and finish at Rockin’ R in Gruene.Runners that choose to not take the buses from Rockin’ R will have to be dropped off at the Rio Guadalupe Resort, then shuttled to the Summit. For your safety, vehicles and/or runners will not be allowed past the Rio Guadalupe. Dropped off runners will take a short 1-mile shuttle ride from the Rio Guadalupe to the Summit.
 
 

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