The 2012 Esperanza 5K Race raised over $44,000 for people in need in Matamoras
Thanks to all who were involved!!
Race Day Event Schedule
5K and 1 MILE COURSES (Click here to view the course map)
The 5K is a USATF certified course. Both courses begin and end on Custer Road in front of Custer Road United Methodist Church in Plano, Texas. The 1 mile Family Fun Run/Walk is for everyone. Strollers are welcome but no dogs are allowed on either course.
Registration and Packet Pick-up
1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk Start
Family Festival begins
5K Run Start
Chronotrack timing will be used. All prizes will be based on chip time.
Celebrate this race with a "Taste of Mexico" and breakfast burritos, coffee and other treats. Children will enjoy bounce houses, face painting, crafts and balloon art!
Please bring a donation of new flip flops and deflated soccer balls to share with our neighbors in Mexico.
The first 600 finishers of the 5K run and the first 300 finishers of the 1 mile run/walk will receive a hand painted ceramic medal painted by members of the Case Bugambilia Community.
All registered 1 mile and 5K participants will be entered in a chance to win one of several great prizes! Winners must be present at the Awards Ceremony beginning at 9:30am.
Parking will be available in 3 different lots - directly across from the church; on the SE corner of Custer and Legacy; and at the Plano ISD Alternative School on the NW corner of Custer and Legacy.
Esperanza 5K was Featured in the March 2012 Issue of Runner's World Magazine!
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The Esperanza 5K Race is in support of the work of Dr. Nancy Rodriguez and Larry Cox at Casa Bugambilia near Matamoros, Mexico. Casa Bugambilia shelters ill and abandoned persons until they can be reunited with their families. It is a center for diabetes prevention and treatment. It provides medical care and physical therapy to people without access to quality health care. Casa Bugambilia advances the education of children through preschool learning readiness classes, tutoring and education enrichment.
Thanks for supporting Juntos Servimos thru your participation in the Esperanza 5K race!