Race Info

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****UPDATE **** All runners please read Illumination Half Race Day Info.

Welcome to our 2nd Annual ILLUMINATIONS HALF and St. Nick at Night 5k runs. San Antonio’s very first NIGHT TIME 1/2 Marathon & Relay at the amazing JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. We are so excited to be offering this unique new run to our community that takes in all the incredible beauty of this world class Resort. Not only will you be pulled in by the charm of the JW Hill Country Holidays Illuminations but by its one of a kind illuminated TPC golf cart path course. An awesome post race celebration on their main event lawn awaits you complete with hot chocolate and all the holiday fixin’s to truly make this a Christmas run to remember.

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Best of all you will be running with a purpose in the spirit of St. Nicholas as we gather slightly used or new shoes along with Christmas gifts and monetary donations. During this time of giving to assist the working poor of San Antonio these gifts will be distributed by the local Saint Vincent de Paul Society.

 

 

**REGISTER EARLY – This race has a LIMITED CAPACITY**

Your race entry fee gets you:

  • A snazzy custom made long sleeve tech tee in Mens or Womens cut
  • Custom designed, colorful race bib
  • A classy Finisher’s Medal and custom ribbon to show off
  • FREE Race Photos of your wonderful race experience
  • Professional Chip Timing
  • Cool swag bag
  • Incredible Post Race party on the resorts main lawn surrounded by the JW’s Illuminations light show.

Head over to the Register page for more information about race location, dates, fees, and registration.

The Course

Talk about your one of a kind cool courses this would be it with a NIGHT TIME run with a good bit of it being on the SAME EXACT golf course as the Valero Texas Open. You’ll head off on asphalt roads in and around the JW Marriott including lush TPC Pkwy as you crest the hill over looking the Resort. Then it’s off on your two golf course cart path adventure lit up by luminaries to guide your way. The scenery is simply breathtaking even at night. Plenty of run support from enthusiastic Aid Stations, heated Restrooms and a well marked path on these concrete cart paths.

Relay Exchange will be at 6.55 MILES.

Course Time Limit of 4 hours.

CLICK THE IMAGES BELOW FOR COURSE MAPS, PARKING AND PACKET PICK-UP LOCATIONS

Illuminations Half Map
HALF/RELAY MAP

 

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5K MAP

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

December 20, 2014

Packet Pick-Up:    12 – 4pm

Half Marathon and Relay Start Time:  5:30pm

5K Start Time:  5:30pm

*** CLICK BELOW FOR RACE DAY INSTRUCTIONS !***

Illumination Half Race Day Info.