Yes, but you must have a copy of their confirmation receipt. No exceptions.

Many registrants have reported that the confirmation email has ended up in their spam folder. If you do need another confirmation email resent, CLICK HERE!

No, at this time we cannot accept mail-in registrations. We appreciate your understanding.

Results will be posted on race day & photos will be available within 48 – 72 hours.

Minors will need a parent’s consent to register (Ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the course).

Half Marathon
Ages 12 & up 

5K

5K ages 5 & up (children between the ages 5-11 must run with an adult)

Kids Fun Run

Ages 2-11

Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable due to administrative constraints and liability, respectively. Any inquiry regarding this policy will be directed back to this page. Transfers between one participant to another are prohibited.

Switching to a longer distance is available for a fee. Refunds will not be issued for switching to a lesser distance.

This website and a variety of media outlets will have information regarding road closures and other changing conditions. Our Facebook, Twitter, and email are all resources of communication.

We are a rain or shine race, unless officials call our event due to lightening.

Click of the link to RUN or VOLUNTEER!

For Sponsorship info contact us at sponsor@chosenevents.org or (830)455-0101

No, but runners can register online until 11:59PM on Tuesday 11/15. Walk up registration is available at ALL packet pickup locations on 11/17 & 11/18.

5k is encouraged to arrive 1 hr prior to start time. The 5k starts at 9:00 a.m.

Arrival time for Half Marathoners is dependent on Bus Departure times. Click HERE for bus departure times. 

 

Yes! Runners MUST use their clear packet from packet pickup to check their bag. Please don’t leave anything valuable in your bag as we can’t take responsibility for any lost items.

Half Marathoners

There will be a separate bag check for Half Marathoners when they arrive at The Summit Resort (Half start line). Bags will be transported back to Rockin' R for pickup at the Finish Line.

Half Marathoners will take a 30min bus ride to their start line at the beautiful Summit Resort. Located at 13105 River Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78132.

The finish line is located at Rockin’ R: 1405 Gruene Rd. New Braunfels, TX 78130 

Both events finish at the same location.

The finish line is located at Rockin’ R: 1405 Gruene Rd. New Braunfels, TX 78130

Both events finish at the same location.

Yes! All runners will receive a shirt for participating. Finisher medals awarded to Half Marathoners only.

Yes, Age division awards for every 5 years will be awarded for Half & 5K. Finisher Medals will be given to Half Marathoners, only.

Due to safety reasons jogging strollers are not permitted on the 1/2 marathon course. Jogging strollers are permitted on the 5K course.

Yes, professional photographers will be out on the course & at the finish line to capture your race day moments. Check the homepage after the race for links to photos. Results will be posted on race day & photos will be available within 48 – 72 hours.

We will have a lost and found area at the info tent area. All items not retrieved will be donated after the race.

This website and a variety of media outlets will have information regarding road closures and other changing conditions. Our Facebook, Twitter, and email are all resources of communication.

We are a rain or shine race, unless officials call our event due to lightening.

Volunteer Registration can be found HERE.

Yes, Age division awards for every 5 years will be awarded for Half Marathon and 5K. Finisher Medals will be given to Halfers, only.

The awards ceremony time is coming soon!

No, awards must be picked up on race day.

Age division awards for every 5 years will be awarded for Half Marathoners and 5K. Finisher Medals will be given to Half & Full Marathoners, only.

All runners will receive a shirt for participating. 5K registrants receive a Chosen T-Shirt. Half  Marathoners receive a Chosen technical shirt. Finisher medals will be awarded to Half Marathoners, only. Age Division awards will be given for every distance, except for the Kids Fun Run.

Chosen is a benefit race for adoptive families and orphan care projects. We want to honor and celebrate those who were once fatherless and have been place in forever homes. Because of this, you will see that we have a special requirement at our Finish Line…You must be adopted or an adoptee in order to hand out medals to our finishers.

From race day setup to clean up crew, Chosen brings over 300 volunteers together on race day weekend! There’s something for everyone and we NEED YOUR HELP! Without our amazing volunteers, Chosen wouldn’t be possible. Click HERE to see our Volunteer opportunities.

All Volunteers must register online before race day. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Click HERE to register! Contact us if you have any questions.

Sign up to volunteer on the course (at a water stop) and cheer all the runners along.

All volunteers will need to sign a waiver. 14 years and older can volunteer on their own. Children under 14 are able to volunteer alongside a parent to guardian.

Yes. The week prior to the race we will have packet stuffing and packet pickup opportunities to volunteer. We also have Core Team volunteer roles available, if you’d like to join our AMAZING volunteers that plan year-round to make our race a success!

Please contact us if you’re interested in becoming part of our Core Team!

There will be a mandatory volunteer training the week prior to the race to go over race day information. 

Location of volunteer training is Rockin’ R – 1405 Gruene Rd. New Braunfels, TX 78130.

Check the weather and dress appropriately, wear comfortable shoes and bring a jacket for the cooler morning hours. A Chosen t-shirt will be provided for all volunteers.

Contact Us or call (830) 455-0101. ALL Volunteers must register online before race day.

That’s okay! There are LOTS of opportunities to volunteer and get plugged in. Register as a volunteer HERE, pick an area you’re interested in and come to our volunteer meeting the week prior to the race (specific date TBA) and gain more information.

All courses have been USATF certified.

The finish line is located at Rockin’ R: 1405 Gruene Rd. New Braunfels, TX 78130

Both routes finish at the same location.

The starting elevation for the Half Marathon is 773 ft. The route has a total ascent of 657.37 ft and has a maximum elevation of 952.95 ft.

View Course Map HERE!

 

For course info visit our Course & Elevation page.

The course has a 6.5 hour time limit.

Definitely! We will have plenty of water, drink aid, gel & medical assistance to meet your needs.

Yes. See course maps HERE for specific locations.

A first aid station at the start and finish line, as well as mile 7. Bicycle marshals will also be on the course for basic needs and communication in case of an emergency.

Due to safety reasons jogging strollers are not permitted on the 1/2 marathon course. Jogging strollers are permitted on the 5K course.

This year, runners have the option to STAY AT THE START of the HALF MARATHON! The Half Marathon start line will be held at The Summit Resort. Just outside of New Braunfels, Summit Vacation Resort has 100+ acres along the Guadalupe river, including 3 swimming pools, 2 basketball courts, and many other amenities. Its close proximity to Canyon Lake makes Summit one of the best RV parks in all of Texas. Offering over 100 RV sites, beautiful Tree Top Villas, and spacious Cabins, it is perfect for any family destination.

Discount pricing available for Chosen runners and families. Shuttles will be offered for families who need a ride back to The Summit, after the race.

Book your stay today! summitresorttexas.com

Click HERE for accommodations in New Braunfels.

There are many family accommodations and sites to see in Gruene, TX. For HALF MARATHONERS looking to stay close to Rockin’ R – Gruene is for you! Visit gruenetexas.com for more details.

For information of Busing & Transportation, Click Here.

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