Michelle's Hot Peeps Beat CC
Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019Time: 7:30 am CDT
Type: Running
12th and Vance St
Taylor, Texas 76574

Join us for this regional event benefitting the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, CCF while bringing awareness to this insidious, silent killer. Cholangiocarcinoma, CC or bile duct cancer, with 20,000 new cases a year and the THIRD leading cause of ALL cancer deaths, is increasing in children and adults 4% per year and no one knows why.  Bile duct cancer, grouped as a “liver cancer”, is often labeled a silent disease because most times the signs and symptoms go unnoticed until the cancer is in the advanced stages.  Even when there are early signs and symptoms, they may be vague and easily attributed to another disease. This race is also in honor of Michelle McDonald who was taken at age 47 by this disease, following a heroic five-month battle with this disease, leaving behind a new husband and 2 kids  to support those battling CC today and tomorrow.

Your support will bring education and awareness to participants. 100% of the net proceeds will help CCF fund research to find a cure, find early detection techniques, and improve the quality of life for those affected by cholangiocarcinoma.

Can’t wait to see you at the family-friendly event hosted by Michelle’s family and friends in Taylor, Texas. Let’s get individuals, families, and friends all out to the starting line on race day for a great time celebrating life and family.

Michelle called us all "peeps". It's Texas! It's August!. We know it will be HOT! As Michelle said, "Train Hard or Go Home" so let's get 'er done! We look forward to the challenge and celebration with you!  This is a chip-timed 5k Fun Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash (Kids' of all ages!).


Packet pickup and race start/end will be located at the covered pavilion in the heart of Murphy Park, 1600 Veteran's Dr., Taylor, TX 76574.


Murphy Park is easily located from US Hwy 79 (coming from Round Rock/Austin) or US Hwy 95 (coming from Georgetown).

Parking available at American Legion lot and the lots on the east and south side of the football field.


PLEASE enter on Davis Street. All other access points will be barricaded until the race ends.

PLEASE drive through the south parking lot of the football field and park on the east side of the football field, by the American Legion (white house in the middle of the large parking lot.   There will be signs and folks to direct you.

Race Day Schedule

Packet Pickup and walk up registration at the pavilion on race morning, beginning at 6:30 a.m.

07:30 AM - 5K Run/Walk
08:30 AM - 1K Fun Run

Entry Fees

$25 for adults (19 and over 5K)
$15 for students (18 and under, 5K – discount is calculated during last step of registration)
$15 all 1K
$15 for sleepwalker (I just want a shirt) (Note: Sleepwalker registration closes 8/1)

$23 for members of 4 person teams (discount calculates when 4th person registers)

Award Categories

5K Run/Walk
Overall Male/Female
Masters Male/Female (40 +)
Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:
     1-10, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-99
1K Fun Run
No age group awards
Sleepwalker (I just want a shirt)
No age group awards

Teams of 4 Challenge: Overall Male Team, Overall Female Team, Overall Co-Ed Team

Additional Info

We are Rain or Shine, Hot or Cold. 
5K is chip start and chip finish.

Runner subs and info changes can be made at the timing tent on race morning.

No refunds, but you may transfer your registration to another person.

Online registration closes 8/7 at 5:00 p.m.
Shirt guarantee deadline is 7/30/19.

Contact Info

Race management provided by For the Love of Go, Jennifer Crosby, fortheloveofgo@gmail.com

Sponsorships, contact John M. McDonald, JohnMcDonald@Austin.rr.com, (512) 365-3528