The Runs (Week of Oct. 2-8)

Date: Every Monday to Friday
Time: 8 to 9 a.m.
Event: Walking Club
Where: Washington Park, Port Isabel
Admission: Free
More Info: (956) 266-2231

Date: Every Monday to Friday
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Event: 30 minutes Walking and 30 minutes Exercise Class
Where: Bajareno Park, Laguna Heights
Admission: Free
More Info: (956) 266-2231

Date: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 9 to 10 a.m.
Event: Walking Club Meet/Activity
Where: Housing Project and Artisan, 106 Port Road, Port Isabel
Admission: Free
More Info: (956) 266-2231; czamora@copitx.com

Date: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Event: Walking Club Meet/Activity
Where: Bejerano and McFarland Park on Michigan Street, Port Isabel
Admission: Free
More Info: (956) 266-2231; czamora@copitx.com

Date: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Event: Exercise Class
Where: Frist Baptist Church, 124 Washington St., Port Isabel
Admission: Free
More Info: (956) 266-2231

Date: Every Wednesday and Friday
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; 8 to 9 a.m. (Fridays only)
Event: Zumba Classes Sponsored by the City of San Benito Community Grants & Programs
Where: 210 E. Heywood St., San Benito
Admission: Free
More Info: (956) 456-1892

Date: Every Second Saturday
Time: 10 a.m.
Event: Free Karate Classes
Where: Peaceful Warrior Martial Arts, 2065 E. Stenger St., San Benito
Admission: Free (Space is Limited)
More Info: (956) 493-4036

Date: Oct. 4
Time: 8:30 a.m. (Walk); 9:30 a.m. (Run)
Event: Maggie May’s Hope Run
Where: TBA, Harlingen
More Info: Facebook.com/maggiemayshope

Date: Oct. 4
Time: 6 p.m.
Event: The Beer Dash 4K Run, Walk, Chug
Where: Pharr Events Center, Pharr
Admission: $35 to $65 (late, onsite)
More Info: rgvbeerdash.com

Date: Oct. 5
Time: 7 a.m.
Event: South Padre Island Triathlon
Where: 5801 Padre Blvd South Padre Island
Admission: $85 to $150 (Teams)
More Info: active.com

Date: Oct. 11 to 12
Time: 6:59 p.m.
Event: South Padre Island Open 2014-15
Where: Channel View Road, South Padre Island
Admission: $35 (first division); $25 (additional); $15 (micro-groms); $50 open SB and LB)
More Info: surftgsa.org

Date: Oct. 11
Time: TBA
Event: 3rd Annual Tails & Trails 5K RGV – benefiting Palm Valley Animal Center and RGV Paws
Where: Westside Park, McAllen
More Info: active.com (to register); Facebook: Tails & Trails RGV

Date: Oct. 11
Time: TBA
Event: Zombie Apocalypse 5K/1K
Where: Hike and Bike Trails, South of Expressway 83 on Conway, Mission
Admission: Ranging from $25 to $130
More Info: (956) 500-3233; eventzpluz@hotmail.com

Date: Oct. 12
Time: 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Event: Historic Brownsville International Half Marathon and Relay
Where: Start 301 Mexico Blvd., Brownsville
Admission: TBA
More Info: (844) 974-8612

Date: Oct. 12
Time: 8:30 a.m. (Registration); 10 a.m. (Walk)
Event: 11th Annual Walk for Women
Where: South Padre Island Convention Centre
More Info: (956) 459-7079

Date: Oct. 18
Time: 7:30 a.m. (1 mile kids’ run); 8 a.m. (5K); 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. (race day registration)
Event: Jesus is my Superhero 5K Run/Walk Race
Where: La Feria Veterans Memorial Sports Complex, 904 Pancho Maples Dr., La Feria
Admission: $25 (individual age group, open); $20 (kids’ 1 mile run)
More Info: (956) 428-5050; vanessacano2323@gmail.com

Date: Oct. 19 (Nov. 2, Nov. 23)
Time: 8 to 11 a.m.
Event: Dirt, Gears, and Mesquite: South Texas Mountain Bike Race Series
Where: Bella Trails, W. Alton Gloor, Brownsville
Admission: 3 Race Series ($60) On line Only; 1 Race ($25) On line Only; 1 Race ($30) Race Day
More Info: (956) 459-1792; PlanetReg.com

Date: Oct. 25
Time: 3 to 8 p.m.
Event: Hauntland presents (ZOMBENITO) A Walk in the Park — Inaugural Zombie Walk
Where: Heavin Resaca Trail and Park, San Benito
More Info: (956) 456-6633, email hauntland3636@yahoo.com or danielsaldana129@gmail.com
Date: Oct. 25
Time: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Event: Mission Walk Like MADD
Where: Bannworth Park, 1201 E. 8th Street, Mission
Admission: Team Fund Raising
More Info: (956) 457-5808

Date: Oct. 25
Time: 8 a.m.
Event: Run with a Soldier 5K Fun Run & Wellness Fair
Where: Army National Guard Armory, 1100 Vo-Tech, Weslaco
Admission: $25 (adults age 15 and up); $20 (children age 8-15, 1 mile); $25 (adults age 15 and up, 1 mile); $20 (children age 8-14)
More Info: active.com

Date: Nov. 1
Time: 8 a.m.
Event: Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum Squeezebox Boom 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk
Where: Heavin Memorial Park and Resaca Trail, San Benito
Admission: $20 (run), $10 (walk)
More Info: (956) 245-1666, (956) 245-5005, or email reyavila@sbcglobal.net, or visit mve.webconnex.com/sanbenito5k

Date: Nov. 1
Time: 8 a.m.
Event: Color Me Loco
Where: Corner of Petunia and Kelly Avenue, 1501 W. Kelly, Pharr
Admission: $35 (individual age group, open); $25 (group registration, team age group, open); $20 (children age 7-13)
More Info: (956) 402-4725, ext. 1303; patrick.willingham@pharr-tx.gov; colormeloco.org

Date: Nov. 1
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Event: 8th Annual Lisa Shampoe Memorial 5K, 10K, 2Mile Run/Walk
Where: Mission Hike & Bike Trail (1 Mile South of Expressway On Conway)
Admission: Free
More Info: clugo@fcmedicalsupply.com

Date: Nov. 8
Time: 8 a.m.
Event: Los Fresnos Boots on Ground Memorial Mud Run
Where: Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo Grounds, Hwy. 100, Los Fresnos
Admission: Multiple $10 to $45
More Info: Endurancecui.active.com/event-reg

Date: Nov. 8
Time: 7 a.m. (on-site reg)
Event: The Sweet Run 5K Run, 2 Mile Walk
Where: Mission Sports Complex (aka “PEPSI Park), Plantation Grove Blvd, Mission
Admission: $10 to $25
More Info: (956) 631-8903

Date: Nov. 8
Time: 6 to 7 a.m. (race day registration)
Event: Athlos Run the Walk 4 HOPE 1 Mile/5K
Where: Brownsville Sports Park, 1000 Sports Park Blvd., Olmito
Admission: $15 (5K run); $10 (1 mile run); $20 (race day registration)
More Info: (469) 766-4667; elibryant16@yahoo.com; runthewalk.com

Date: Nov. 15 to 16
Time: Nov. 15: 9 a.m. for 1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run, 9:30 to 11 a.m. for Kids Recreational Activities, 11 a.m. to noon for Free Running & Injuries Symposium, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Expo & Packet Pick-up; Nov. 16.: 6:45 a.m. for 26.2 Marathon, 6:45 a.m. for Relay Team Marathon, 6:45 a.m. for Half Marathon, 7:30 a.m. for 5K Run and Walk
Event: 2014 Fiesta Marathon/Half Marathon/5K
Where: Back of the UTPA Wellness & Rec Sports Complex, University Dr., Edinburg Admission: Multiple (fiestamarathon.com)
More Info: (956) 821-9569

Date: Nov. 16
Time: 7 a.m.
Event: Footworks Half Marathon/2Relay/5K
Where: Historic Downtown Harlingen
Admission: Varied $30 to $50
More Info: (956) 423-3131; Footworkshalf.mvevents.com

Date: Nov. 22
Time: TBA
Event: 32nd Annual “Run For Your Heart” Turkey Trot 5K/1 Mile
Where: TBA
Admission: TBA
More Info: brownsvillemarathoners.com; (956) 542-8967

Date: Dec. 6
Time: 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. (race day registration), 6 p.m. (race start)
Event: Jamming Miles For Janet
Where: Heavin Resaca Trail, 705 N. Bowie St. San Benito
Admission: $15 (5K run group, team registration), $20 (5K run, individual)
More Info: active.com/san-benito-tx/running/distance-running-races/jamming-miles-for-janet-2014

Date: Dec. 6
Time: 9 a.m.
Event: Run or Dye
Where: Westside Park, McAllen
Admission: $30 (team runner); $35 (individual runner); $25 (military); $25 (kids ages 7-12)
More Info: (801) 981-4235

Date: Dec. 13
Time: TBA
Event: McAllen Tamale Kids Run
Where: McAllen Sports Complex, Buddy Ownes and 34th Street, McAllen
Admission: $10
More Info: (956) 681-1400; jperez@mcallen.net; mcallenmarathon.com

Date: Dec.14
Time: 7 a.m.
Event: McAllen Marathon/Half Marathon
Where: De Leon Soccer Complex at Buddy Owens and 34th St., McAllen
Admission: $30 to $70
More Info: Mcallenmarathon.com

Date: Jan 10, 2015
Time: 8 a.m.
Event: 31st Annual Longest Causeway Run (10K) and Fitness Walk (3K)
Where: Starts at Community Center (PI); Ends at Louie’s Backyard (SPI)
More Info: (956) 943-2262

Date: Feb. 8, 2015
Time: 7 a.m.
Event: Get Up and Train Half Marathon
Where: Pharr
Admission: Free
More Info: Mvevents.com

Date: Feb. 28, 2015
Time: TBA
Event: 35th Annual Charro Days Classic 5K/1Mile
Where: TBA Brownsville
Admission: TBA
More Info: brownsvillemarathoners.com; (956) 542-8967

Date: May 23, 2015
Time: 7 p.m.
Event: 1Mile Little Hero Dash
Where: Resaca de la Palma State Park
Admission: TBA
More Info: runcrew2@gmail.com

Date: May 23, 2015
Time: 8 p.m.
Event: 2015 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run 25K/10K/5K
Where: Resaca de la Palma State Park
Admission: Military Personnel Free
More Info: runcrew2@gmail.com

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