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Dragon's Den Half-Marathon -10k/5k

"Dragon's Den Half Marathon, 10k & 5k  The Hardest Most Enjoying Race You Will Run This August " E-Dragon 

Frequently asked Questions?

General Information:

How many loops is the half Marathon?

Two loops. Each Loop is 6.5 miles


Is the race certified by the USATF?
Yes, all events are USATF Sanctioned Event.


Do you allow walkers?
Keep in mind that the course closes at 10:30 a.m., so you have 4:30 hours to finish the race, or roughly a 16-minute/mile pace.

I've never participated in an event such as this. I know I'm physically prepared to walk/run 13 miles‚ but know that I can't run the entire course. Is this appropriate for the Half Marathon?
The course closes at 10;30 a.m., so pace yourself accordingly.


When and where is packet pickup?
Dragon's Den Half-Marathon has a mandatory pre-Race Packet pick up. 

Packet pick  

8/11/2017

12 pm to 5 pm

Location 

Irun Bitters Location



Race Day Packet Pick Up Will be from 5:45 to 7:00 (6:15 for Half Marathoners) . If necessary‚ someone can pick up your packet for you if they bring a picture of your ID 


Run‚ schmun … what if I want to volunteer or become part of Dragon Team?
we love and need Dragon Team Members for activities leading up to the race as well as all through race day. 

(Click Here to Register for positions needed and to Register)

https://runsignup.com/Race/Volunteer/TX/SanAntonio/DragonsDen

Contact us for more information [email protected] 

We think you’ll look great in the free Dragon Team T-shirt and also enjoy your free turkey leg. 

Course Information and Race rules

What time does the race officially start

All Races start promptly at 6:30 am please arrive with enough time to get to the start line.


Course Terrain?

The course will be a beautiful mixture of dirt roads, technical trails, asphalt and concrete. Wear trail shoes if possible? Be ready to have  fun running a challenging new San Antonio park course. (Trail Shoes are not necessary)


What’s the street address of the starting line?
Pearsal Park 

link to get to race   https://www.google.com/maps/place/5346+Old+Pearsall+Rd,+San+Antonio,+TX+78242/@29.3569368,-98.6000643,607m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x865c5a443e57dc39:0x9b7142b021265e05

Where can I park?
For your convenience on race day‚ plan to arrive no later than 5:45 a.m.; we recommend participants park available parking lots (Very limited parking, Please try to Carpool with friends), There will be more parking available at another location.

Near District 4 City Council office 

5102 Old Pearsall Rd

San Antonio, TX 78242
Or at 
West Campus Baptist Church


Where are the aid stations?
Medical facilities are located at the start/finish line. In addition‚ medical volunteers are accessible along the race course from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. A fully staffed medical tent is located at the finish line area and is equipped to handle medical problems that may arise.

Water, ice towels and electrolyte drinks are available at 5 different locations on the course.

Toilet facilities are available at the start/finish line.


Are baby joggers are allowed on the course for the  run?
Baby joggers and pets will not be allowed on the course do to the terrain and heat safety reasons. 


Can I run with my dog?
For safety reasons‚ no animals are allowed on the course.

Registration Rules

Where do I register?
Click HERE or below  to register


What are the age group Categories and awards?

Half-Marathon

All finishers receive a finishers Medal

Age group categories from (1-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 +)

Overall Finishers Receive a Custom Picture award Tile


5k  Race

Overall Finishers Receive a Custom award Tile

All Finishers receive Medal


10k Race

Overall Finishers Receive a Custom award Tile

All Finishers receive Medal


What is the cancellation policy?
Dragon's Den half reserves the right‚ in the event of an emergency‚ inclement weather conditions‚ or natural disaster‚ to cancel the event/s or to start at a later time as Dragon's Den Half otherwise determines in its sole discretion. In the event of cancellation‚ E-Dragon Productions does not guarantee refund of entry fees for any of the events.


Do runners need to qualify to run or could a novice/amateur register for the race?
Runners do not need to qualify to run‚ although it is suggested you train to an appropriate level prior to attempting to run 13.1 miles. A 16-minute-mile pace is recommended.


Will The race be Chip Timed?
Yes the race will be chip timed at race day please double check that you have yours on your shoe when you cross the start