Texas > Texas MedClinic Half Marathon
& 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, October 9, 2010
A unique race that takes runners along the banks of Leon Creek in the
northwestern section of San Antonio, the Texas MedClinic Half Marathon
& 5K takes the place of The Missions Half Marathon, which had
been run on this date along the national park areas inside the city
known as "the Missions," for the group of historic Spanish missions now
known as the Mission Trail through San Antonio.
Designed as a tune-up training run for the Rock
& Roll San Antonio Marathon & Half Marathon
just a month later, the out-and-back course for the race starts and
finishes at Leon Creek Greenway located at 8030 Bandera Rd. This is a
new linear park and the race will start behind the Walmart and finish
in the same location. The race will enter the Leon Creek Greenway and
exit out on Rochelle Rd. Then the course will snake through this
beautiful sub-division and re-enter the paved trail system.
will continue to the end of this very scenic creek, this section is an
out and back which will give many of the runners a view of the top
runners as they race back to the start /finish line. Out and back races
are a favorite because you can gauge your progress with others in your
The starting time for the race is 8:00 AM, and both music and food will
be provided at the post-race awards ceremony and celebration at Mission
County Park. Early registration results in savings of $20 or more
for registration, so be sure to sign up early.
Weather & Climate
The autumn season brings San Antonio generally milder weather than the
hot conditions the city is known for in the summer, but temperatures
can still be quite warm into the early fall. In October, the city's
average monthly temperatures range between 82°F and
rainfall amounts average about 3.86 inches for the month.
To reserve your spot in the fall 2010 running of the
Texas MedClinic Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk, register online at the event website.
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