Jan. 30, 2016
WHAT: Official Mardi Gras! Galveston 5K Run
WHEN: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 11 am
WHERE: Entertainment District in Galveston, Texas
Run or walk through Galveston’s Downtown Historic District and follow it up with a day of celebrations. Runners will receive access to all the Mardi Gras! Galveston festivities in the Entertainment District, including two headline concerts, four parades and more.
Route: The run begins at 23rd and Mechanic streets, runs west through the Mardi Gras Arch, turns left on 25th Street down to Sealy. The route then takes a U-turn down to Strand street, with a right turn down 17th Street, another U-turn and then back to 25th and Strand streets. At 25th & Strand streets, the route will turn left back up to Sealy and make another U-turn, toward Mechanic Street with one final right turn to finish through the Mardi Gras Arch where the finish line and “runners village” is located. This new L-Loop will be an official 5K track with chip timing for competitors.
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