Saturday, November 17, 2018 • Azle, TX • Course Map
Set for its 37th annual running in 2018 through the streets of this small city that lies just a short drive from nearby Fort Worth and the Dallas metropolitan area, the Azle Lake Run features a half marathon, 9.9K, 5K and one-mile fun run, all of which follow out-and-back routes that start and finish at the Azle High School football field.
The race takes runners on a winding, out-and-back route through this city of nearly 11,000 residents, which lies along the western edge of Eagle Mountain Lake just outside downtown Fort Worth, and is considered a suburban community of its much larger neighboring city. In fact, several of the streets runners make their way along during the race lie right on the shoreline of Eagle Mountain Lake.
Runners start the race in the parking lot of the Azle High School football field, and those running the half marathon head south along High Crest Dr and Park Street, followed by a stretch along Stribling Dr to Kimbrough Rd taking runners to Harbor Dr before heading to the coast to run along the water for miles 3 and 4.
After the turn onto Harbor Drive, and onto Ash Ave, runners then make their way through the twists and turns of the neighborhood streets here near the shoreline of the lake.
The course winds through several streets multiple times in order to accumulate enough miles for the half marathon distance, so runners should know they’ll cover the same streets and see some of the same terrain through this section a number of times.
Once they make it back onto Harbor Drive around mile 11, the half marathon then re-joins the 9.9K course and follows it for the rest of the course, and back in to the race finish line back at the football field.
The race is run as a fundraiser for the locally based Eagle Mountain Pregnancy Center, Azle Community Caring Center, Azle Ministerial Alliance and the Roland Earl Scholarship and Follow the Flag programs.
Race Weather & Climate
Located just outside the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area in northeastern Texas, about 20 miles northwest of downtown Fort Worth, Azle typically sees November temperatures that average between 43°F and 66°F, while rainfall totals average 2.3 inches for the month.
On race day (Nov. 17), the average low is 42ºF and the average high is 64ºF.
- 2017 Azle Lake Run Half Marathon Results
- 2016 Azle Lake Run Half Marathon Results
- 2015 Azle Lake Run Half Marathon Results
- 2014 Azle Lake Run Half Marathon Results
- 2013 Azle Lake Run Half Marathon Results
- 2012 Azle Lake Run Half Marathon Results
- 2011 Azle Lake Run Half Marathon Results
- 8:00 AM – half marathon
- 8:30 AM – 9.9K, 5K
- $50 – $75 for the half marathon
- $25 – $35 for the 9.9K or 5K
To reserve your spot in the 2018 running of the Azle Lake Run Half Marathon, 9.9K & 5K, register online at Athlete360.com here.
Official Race Website
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