Wednesday, June 21 at 07:00 pm
Tex Mex Connection is hosting the 33rd 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 23 years. The margarita run has been imitated but not duplicated! After the race, we party under the stars!
Registration and chip timing with RuntheDay
Capped at 1250 runners
$45 - Early registration by May 4, 2023 – includes t-shirt while supplies last
$50 – Registration May 5 – June 18, 2023 – t-shirt not guaranteed
All registrations include one race finish photo digital download
LAST DAY TO REGISTER – JUNE 18, 2023
All registration fees are non-refundable
Party Under the Stars
All runners 21-30 MUST show ID IN PERSON at packet pick-up
Location: Tex Mex Connection parking lot, 201 E Walnut St, North Wales, PA 19454
Tuesday, June 20, 4pm-7pm
Wednesday, June 21, 12pm-6:45pm
Green Ribbon Champions
Raise or donate $150 and get access to the Green Ribbon VIP tent. All donations directly support Wisshaickon Trails and your local environment – protecting the land, trails and waterways of the Wissahickon Valley.
Teams of 10 raising a minimum of $1,500 get a reserved table.
Individuals raising a minimum of $150 get open seating.
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.
Not a runner? No problem! Volunteers make this event run! There are a variety of volunteer opportunities before and during the event. Find the right one for you using our SignUpGenius form. All volunteers receive a Tex Mex dinner, one margarita or craft beer (21+), and a $10 gift certificate to Tex Mex Connection.
Click here to see photos from 2022 Tex mex 5k Race for Open Space.
Tex Mex Connection, 201 E Walnut St, North Wales, PA 19454
SEPTA Lansdale/Doylestown Line (R5) – 3 blocks from the race; SEPTA RT. 96 Bus – 1 block from the race
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
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.
$45 - register by May 4, 2023 | $50 - register May 5 – June 18, 2023
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.