Gary Burns Frisco Fun Run

in United States at Frisco Square

More information - copy and paste this link to your web browser: .... Participants can still register for the Run at our Packet Pickup Location (6255 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034) on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 from 3:00pm to 8:00pm and Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 1:00pm to 8:00pm. Also Race Day, October 27, 2012 registration will start at 7:00am.

  • Individual - 5K Run/Walk

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • Team Registration: 5K Run/Walk

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

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Race Day Schedule / Parking / Course Map

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

7:00 - 8:00 AM: Check In and Race-day registration.
8:00 AM: 1-Mile Walk/Run begins
8:30 AM: 5K begins

Event Parking is Free:
Pizza Hut Park
9200 World Cup Way
Gold, Red, Platinum Lots, located at the SW corner of the Park at Main Street and World Cup Way.

Click here for parking map.
Do not park in spaces reserved for Baylor Rehab Center.

Blue Lot, located at the SE corner of the Park at Main Street and Frisco Street.

Please note: If you park in the Blue Lot you will not be able to leave until the race is completely over and the streets have reopened.

A certified, USTAF sanctioned 5K run for serious athletes.
See a course map click here.

See the 1 mile walk course map click here.

What is the Gary Burns Frisco Fun Run?

Over 5,000 runners, walkers and volunteers participate in a 5K run/walk and 1-mile walk at Frisco Square, Frisco, TX.

When Frisco Assistant Fire Chief Gary Burns passed away in September, 1999, he left a community forever touched by his dedication, compassion, energy, and faith.

We honor Gary's unparalleled commitment to Frisco with a Fun Run which enables us to build a brighter future for our children.

About our Beneficiary

The Frisco Education Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) started in 1999. The Foundation's mission is to provide financial resources to maximize student potential in the Frisco Independent School District through educational scholarships, including the Gary Burns Memorial Scholarship for high school seniors and teachers through innovative "Grants for Great Ideas".

NEW this year

To keep the "FUN" in Fun Run and safe for everyone, we will have 3 corrals for the start of the 5K based on estimated completion times. Please fill in your estimated completion time on the registration form.

  • "Competitive" 13 years to Adult - Serious runners with the shortest estimated completion times.
  • "Secondary" Adults plus 12 years old and younger - Based on estimated completion times.
  • "Fun Run/Walkers" - Parents with strollers and anyone choosing a slower pace.

Packet Pick-Up

October 24th, from 3:00 - 8:00 PM
October 25th, from 1:00 - 8:00 PM

6235 Frisco Square Blvd.
Frisco, TX 75034

October 23rd, 24th and 25th, from 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Run-On McKinney
5180 Eldorado Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75070


Electronic Timing

  • Disposable electronic chip timing will be used at this event for the 5K Run only.
  • 1-Mile Walk/Fun Run participants will not be timed.
  • Runners are required to wear disposable chip on their shoe to be timed and eligible for awards.

Click here for instructions for attaching your tag.

Awards will be given to the following 5K categories:

  • 1st Overall Male, Female, and Masters (40-59), Seniors (60+)
  • Top 3 Civic, Corporate, and ISD Teams
  • 1st Place Participation Award, Civic, Corporate, and ISD
  • Team Categories
  • Spirit Award

Team participants please note: Please verify a standardized team name with your team captain in order to be placed/timed with the correct team. We are not responsible for any team members misplaced or left off a team due to incorrect team name being submitted by participant.

Top 3 finishers in the following age categories: 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+.

Something for Everyone*

  • 1-mile Walk/Fun Run: strollers, children, leisure walkers and anyone who wants to participate is welcome - registration required.
  • Entertainment for all ages and plenty of fun for the kids (including the Frisco Fire Clowns).

Please note: For the safety of all participants, there are No pets, Skateboards or Roller Blades, please.


  • Gary Burns Frisco Fun Run T-shirt for participants.
  • T-shirts will be distributed at packet pick up on a first come, first served basis.
  • Shirt sizes are not guaranteed.
  • Participants who register late or do not pick up their packet are not guaranteed an event T-Shirt.


Randi Davis - Race Director

ph: 469.633.6861
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