Katy FAQs

2015 Race Information Guide

What is the date of Texas 10 Katy?

The 3rd Annual Texas10 Katy will take place on Sunday, November 5, 2017.

Where does Texas 10 Katy take place?

The race takes place at Morton Ranch Jr. High School Campus.

What time does Texas 10 Katy start?

START TIMES (estimated):
5 mile and 10 mile race − 7:00am
Kid’s 1 mile − 9:45am

Where are the Start and Finish located?

Morton Ranch Jr. High School driveway.

Where can I find the course map?

How do I get my Confirmation Email?

Can I run with a baby jogger, skateboard, bike or dog?

No and Yes, in consideration for the safety of all participants; baby joggers, skateboards, bikes and animals are prohibited on the 5 mile and 10 mile course. A baby jogger will be allowed on the Kid’s 1 mile race.

Can I run with headphones?

Headphones are not prohibited but are strongly discouraged. Participants who wear headphones must remain aware of safety vehicles, race officials, traffic and other runners. Any participant who fails to follow directions from race officials is subject to being removed from the racecourse, for their own safety and the safety of other participants.

What is the time limit for Texas10 Katy?

All streets must be reopened to traffic by 10:30 AM, and all participants from the 10 mile and 5 mile must be able to cross the Finish Line by 10:15 AM to be recorded as an official finisher (with time and place).

No refunds will be given for registered participants who are directed off the course due to pace – no exceptions.

SAG Wagons and equipment trucks will follow the the last participant to move slower runners to the side of road, and reopen the streets. These participants will not be able to finish the race or receive their medal, but may participate in the post race party.

Do I need a qualifying time to participate?

No, there is no qualifying time to participate in Texas10 Katy.

Can I walk?

Yes, if you are able to finish by 10:15 AM.

What time will the roads close?

Road and lane closures will take place around 7:00 AM.

How many water stations will you have?

There will be Water Stations along the course at miles 1.5, 3, 4.5, 6.5, 8, 9.5 and one (1) at the Finish Line.

What do I do if I injure myself on the course?

There will be ambulance and bike EMS teams providing medical support along the course. Runners will have access to medical support at each Water Station.

Will there be food at the finish line?

Yes, there will be food at the finish line provided by the event producer and several other vendors.

Is the course closed to traffic?

Yes, one lane will be closed for runners. Lanes will be coned off throughout the race for runners’ safety.

Is the course USA Track and Field Certified?

Yes, Texas10 Katy is USA Track and Field certified.

Registration

How do I register for Texas10 Katy?

Click HERE to register online.

What is the age limit for Texas10 Katy?

Participants must be at least 13 years old by race day to participate in the 10 mile race and 9 years old by race day to participate in the 5 mile race. Athletes younger than the set age limit may contact the Race Director for the opportunity to participate.

How do I make changes to my registration once it has been submitted?

If you would like to make changes to your registration you must do so by contacting Texas 10 Series at registration@texas10series.com.

Can I switch from the 10 mile race to the 5 mile race or vice versa?

Yes, participants may switch from one race to the other 15 days prior to the event (based on availability). Participants may do this by contacting registration@texas10series.com. At this point there will not be a transfer fee.

Is there a limit on the number of participants in the race?

Yes, Texas10 Katy has a limit of 1100 participants for the 10 mile distance. The 5 mile distance and kid’s 1 mile may have caps placed as registration increases. Currently organizers reserve the right to reduce these numbers.

When will registration close?

Online registration will remain open up until the start of the race. Registration will close if registration reaches 1100 participants in the 10 mile distance before the online deadlines. If capacity is not reached, we will accept registrations at packet pickup and race morning.

How many participants are in the 10 mile & 5 mile races?

Approximately 85% of participants are 10 mile participants.

Do you give out my email address?

No, we do not sell email addresses. We do promote and produce other events. You may be notified about event details from the following produced events: The Woodlands Marathon Management and Texas 10 Race Management.

What is Texas 10 Race Management refund policy?

Entry is non-refundable.  See below.

Refund/Transfer/Deferment Policy

REFUNDS

Entry Fees are non-refundable and may not be given, sold or assigned to another individual in any race.

Hardship Refunds – Requests for hardship refunds may be submitted for limited reasons such as pregnancy, death and/or military deployment.  Verified documentation is required and an administrative fee of $10 will be applied on all approved hardship refunds.

TRANSFER

An individual race entry may be transferred to another Texas 10 race or distance once.  All transfers must be submitted 20 days prior to the registered race event date.  A transfer fee of $10 difference in fee of distance if transferring up, plus credit card processing fees will be applied to all transfers.

DEFERMENT

An individual race entry may be deferred one year to the following year.  All deferments must be submitted 10 days prior to the registered race event date.  A deferment fee of $20 plus credit card processing fees will be applied to all deferments.

I registered for Texas10 Katy without a complimentary entry code, but now I have a code. Can you refund me?

Yes, we will only refund participants that win a free entry and or have a sponsored complimentary entry that currently registered for the event.

Can I register on the day of the event?

Yes, if the event has not reached capacity.

Results, Photos & Awards

Where can I find race results after the race?

Results of Texas10 Katy can be found at the Results Tent on race day. Results will also be posted online at www.texas10series.com after the race.

Where can I find race photos after the race?

Photos of Texas10 Katy can be found on the website under the event photos tab.  Capstone Photography is our official photographer and photos should be available within 48 hours after the event.

Do all participants receive a medal?

Yes, all participants will receive finisher medals.

Will there be age group awards?

Age group awards will be awarded 3 deep in the 10 mile and 5 mile distance. Please click HERE to see the award categories and prizes.

Is there prize money?

Yes, there is a series prize purse for 2014. We also offer cash prize give aways during the post race finish festival for each Texas 10 venue.

If I cannot attend the Awards Ceremony, how can I get my award?

You have one chance to get your award, at the Awards Ceremony.  If you cannot be present, another runner may pick it up for you.  The Awards Ceremony is scheduled well in advance and for this purpose only.  AWARDS WILL NOT BE MAILED AFTER THE EVENT!

If I have feedback concerning the race, whom should I contact?

If you have any feedback about the race please email Texas 10 Race Management at info@texas10series.com.