Events In The Watershed

Tex Mex 5K Race

Wednesday, June 23 at 07:00 pm



Tex Mex 5k Race for Open Space is back for 2021! 

Wednesday, June 23 | 7:00pm start

Tex Mex Connection is back hosting the 31st year of one of the top weeknight 5k runs in the area. Wissahickon Trails is proud to be the main beneficiary of this event with over $1,000,000 raised to protect and restore the land and waterways of the Wissahickon Valley over the past 21 years.



Register here

Pre-registration only by June 18; No walk ups on race day



  • $42  - register by May 21, 2021 – includes t-shirt while supplies last
  • $45 – register May 22 – June 18 – t-shirt not included
  • All registrations include one race finish photo digital download
  • All registration fees are non-refundable


Party Under the Stars:

  • All runners get a Tex Mex Connection dinner and one margarita or craft beer (21 and over; ID required for everyone 21-30)
  • Live band
  • Be a Green Ribbon Champion and get access to the VIP area – click here


Packet Pick-up:

Dates & times coming soon


Green Ribbon Champions:

All funds raised directly supports your local environment – protecting the land, trails and waterways of the Wissahickon Valley. Click here for more info.

Fundraisers who reach their goal get exclusive access to the Green Ribbon VIP area, which includes a Tex Mex Connection buffet dinner, margarita bar, and craft beer.

  • Teams of 10 must raise a minimum of $1,500 – reserved table under the tent
  • Individuals raising a minimum of $150 - open seating under the tent

All fundraising goals are separate from the race registration fees.

All donations are tax deductible.



Become a sponsor for one of the longest running and most popular weeknight runs in the region. Join the broad, loyal community that has supported this event for decades - runners, North Wales neighborhood, Tex Mex Connection customers, and the Wissahickon Trails community.

Click here for sponsorship packet.

Event Details
  • Location

    Tex Mex Connection, 201 E Walnut St, North Wales, PA 19454

  • Public Transit

    SEPTA Lansdale/Doylestown Line (R5) – 3 blocks from the race; SEPTA RT. 96 Bus – 1 block from the race

  • Best For

    Runners - beginner or experienced

  • What To Expect

    5k, mostly flat road race through the residential borough of North Wales with area residents cheering you on. Numerous turns and a small hill. See Google map below for course map. USATF Cert. Code #PA09003LMB

  • Contact

  • Google Maps

  • Parking

    See Google Map above for parking locations & race course. Parking is Limited! NO PARKING AT TEX MEX, in the neighboring lots, or along the race course.

  • Price

    $42  - register by May 21, 2021 – includes t-shirt while supplies last; $45 – register May 22 – June 18 – t-shirt not included

  • Other Info

    No strollers, bicycles, or motorized vehicles allowed in the race. No dogs allowed in the race or in the parking lot and areas with food.