5K for Clay

5KforClay_2016_LogoRound Rock’s 13th Annual 5K for Clay takes place at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center.

The event honors Clay Madsen and the Clay Madsen Recreation Center which strives to be a safe place where children and adults can learn the leadership and sportsmanship qualities that Clay upheld in his life which was ended by cancer.

Registration Information:5k for Clay

  • Youth (17 and under): $18 pre-register (ends August 10th); $23 late/on-site registration
  • Adults (18 and older): $23 pre-register (ends August 10th); $28 late/on-site registration

Register online at www.roundrockrecreation.com or on active.com (additional fees applied) or in person at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center or at the Parks and Rec office.

The first 350 people to register will get a dry fit 5k for Clay runner’s tank!

Kids K for Clay

Join us for the 1st “Kids K for Clay”–a special activity just for our younger kids (ages 10 and younger) in conjunction with our annual 5K for Clay.  The Kids K for Clay will start after the regular 5K is complete, approximately 8:30am. This is a fun run/walk and will not be timed.  Parents can choose to run/walk alongside their child or release them to the course with our supportive volunteers and cheering sections from Fleet Feet Round Rock!  We will have participant prizes for everyone!  Youth runners/walkers will need to choose to sign up for only the 1k or 5K. Please pick the appropriate distance you feel your child is comfortable with.

Register at www.roundrockrecreation.com using code *28319
Price:  $10

Course path and details:

The run/walk begins at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 on a looped course that starts and finishes at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center utilizing the Greater Lake Creek Trail. There will be two aid stations on the course. Course aid stations will supply water & sports drink for our participants. Home base aid station will provide water, sports drink and refreshments for our participants before and after the race.5k_for_clay_2009_400

Download the course map here.


Medallions are awarded to the top overall male/female as well as male/female 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each age division.

The awards presentation will begin approximately 45 minutes after the start of the race. The course will remain open even though the awards presentation has begun.

Click here for race results.


Limited event parking will be located on site at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center. Additional parking will be available at the Shops of Turtle Creek located one block south from the Recreation center. We ask everyone attending the event to always be mindful of safety; use sidewalks and cross walks and be aware of runners/walkers on course.

Packet Pickup and Timing:

Early Packet Pick up is at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center. Packet pickup begins Friday, Aug 12 from 12 noon to 9 p.m. Participants may also pick up race packets on site on event day beginning at 6 a.m.

5K for Clay is a timed event. Timing for the 2016 event will be provided by Cadence Sports.

Sponsors: Thank you to our sponsors for the 2016 event!  We appreciate your support.
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