Saturday, January 21, 20238:00 am CDT
12th and Vance St
Taylor, Texas 76574

We will be set up on the lower level of the pavilion, the side closest to the water!

10th Annual 5K and 10K to benefit the Taylor Garden Club. Taylor Garden Club provides Scholarships for youths who are pursuing careers in ecology , horticulture, landscaping, arbor and forestry studies and other career fields relating to growing things. We also work closely with the City of Taylor and the parks system to assist with planned tree and garden plantings and maintenance.

Join us for the 5K or 10K distance, both will be on the TRAIL!


We are rain or shine!


Volunteer Here!

Entry Fees

1K Fun Run$15.00
5K Dog Free
10K DogFree
5K StrollerFree
10K StrollerFree

Read Additional Info Section for FAQs

DOG and STROLLER are add ons and mean you will have a bib assigned to your dog or your stroller in addition to your own.  A dog or a stroller must by accompanied by a human!



5KMurphy Park 5K Route5.00 Kilometers
10KMurphy Park 10K10.00 Kilometers

Packet Pickup and Late Registration

Early Packet Pick Up and Late Registration
Night before the Race - 4:00 - 6:00 PM - 1705 W Lake Dr, Taylor, Tx

Race Day Pickup and Late Registration
1 Hour Before Race Start Time – Near Start/Finish, Inside the Pavilion


NOTE:  Look up your bib here

Bib Numbers 1-1004  - you are considered EARLY REGISTRATION -- that's the line you'll head to at Packet Pickup

All other numbers are considered LATE REGISTRATION and that’s where you'll head to at Packet Pickup 

*If you are looking up your bib number on your phone, you may need to scroll down below the navigation buttons to find the search box

Race Day Schedule

07:00 AM - Packet Pick Up and Late Registration
08:00 AM - 5K
08:00 AM - 10K
08:00 AM - 5K Dog
08:00 AM - 10K Dog
08:00 AM - 5K Stroller
08:00 AM - 10K Stroller
09:15 AM - 1K Fun Run

Award Categories

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, 70-100
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, 70-100
1K Fun Run
No age group awards
5K Dog
Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:
10K Dog
Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:
5K Stroller
Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:
10K Stroller
Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:


Directions and Parking

Parking is available off Davis Street, next to the track.  Start/Finish and Packet Pick Up/Walk Up Registration is located at the lower level of the Pavilion (walk from the parking lot across Sycamore Street).

Additional Info

Must register by Shirt Guarantee Deadline to guarantee receipt of shirt requested.

Shirt Guarantee Deadline is Jan 5.

Extra shirts are ordered conservatively so as not to expend funds on shirts that could go to the cause.  If having a shirt is important to you, please register by Shirt Guarantee Deadline.

Races start and finish at the pavilion, at the address listed at the top of this page.

We are Rain or Shine, Hot or Cold. 

5K and 10K are chip timed.

1K will not begin until all 5K/10K participants have returned to the finish line.

Medals are not awarded to 1K participants.  All participants 10 and under receive a finisher token. 

Online Early Registration will close 4 days before race day. Late registration is available during stated Packet Pickup times above.

If you register after early registration closes, you are considered late registration and you can still sign up online!  When you get to packet pickup or race morning, follow the signs for Late Registration.

Late Registration closes 15 minutes before race start time.

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

Packets may be picked up by another person.

All Registration Changes must be handled on race morning with the timing company.

If offered, Packets to be shipped will be shipped following the close of the race.

All packets not retrieved by the end of race morning will be donated to Hays Clothing Closet.

Contact Info

Jennifer Crosby,

Contact for race: