Run the Highlands is a certified 10K and 5K race and is timed using state-of-the-art electronic timing. Special awards are given to the top overall and masters male and female finishers.


5K &10k Race Info

Start Line:

Church Road in front of Lake Highlands High School


Parking will be available in the far east lot (by tennis courts) or the far west lot (by football stadium). See the Race Map below for exact locations.



10 Kilometers (certified), 5 Kilometers (Certified) and family 1 mile walk

Register above, in advance

Register in Person:

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:00-7:00pm at Lake Highlands Recreation center: 9940 White Rock Trail, Dallas, TX 75238

  • Friday, April 26, 2019 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Oak Highlands Brewery 10484 Brockwood Rd, Dallas, TX 75238

  • At the start line (cash, check, or credit card) before the race begins.


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Race Map

There will be a Family Trail Walk path along the Lake Highlands Trail in our neighborhood. We also have a certified 5k and 10k course. Use this link to view a map of the Family Walk with Parking, as well as the 5k and 10k courses. 

The 10k will be the 5k route done twice. 



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Frequently Asked Questions

Are strollers allowed at Run the Highlands?

Yes, strollers will be allowed on the course. For safety reasons, we ask strollers to line up behind solo runners.  

Are pets allowed at Run the Highlands?

Pets are not allowed to walk or run with you on the course due to safety reasons.  Pets are allowed at the post-run Carnival.  

Can I withdraw from Run the Highlands once my registration is complete?

Registered participants that are no longer able to participate in event day may withdraw from the event, but registration fees and donations will remain non-refundable and non-transferable.   You will still receive a Run the Highlands t-shirt as part of your registration.  

Do I have to register my child? 

Any participant who will be on the course, even those riding in a stroller, need to register.  We have the option to register individually or as a family.  

What is a virtual runner?

The virtual runner gives someone the opportunity to receive a Run the Highlands t-shirt and contribute fundraising efforts without having to physically participate in the event. 

Where is the Run the Highlands carnival located? 

The carnival takes place immediately following the Family Trail Walk completion and is located on the lawn and parking lot of the Lake Highlands North Recreation Center.