The 2020 Run4Elise is being rescheduled for June 2020. Please check back soon for a new date and more details!

Registration for our 2020 Run4Elise is now open!

The Run4Elise is a 5K and 1 Mile fun run that benefits the Swim4Elise Foundation and the Elise Cerami Memorial Scholarship. This family-friendly community event honors the life of Elise Cerami by promoting water safety through swimming scholarships and community outreach education.

In honor of Elise’s high school graduation year, we invite you to walk or run in your caps and gowns! Be creative, show your school spirit and celebrate the Class of 2020!

Race Information

Race & Event Details

When and where is the 2020 race?

The 2020 Run4Elise is being rescheduled for June 2020, date TBD, at Gateway Church off Blessed Way in Southlake, Texas. Don’t live nearby? No problem! Participants can still show their support by signing up to run or walk virtually from anywhere!

Is this an official timed 5K?

Yes! The 5K is a USTAF certified course around scenic Gateway Church. It includes a fast-downhill finish.

Can anyone do the fun run/walk?

You bet! The 1-mile fun run and walk offers the same downhill finish around the east side of the church. Strollers are welcome.

What else is offered at the event?

The Run4Elise is designed for the whole family! There will be refreshments, music, sponsor tables, free event photos, and water safety education. We will also present our 2020 Elise Cerami Memorial Scholarship winners, as well as recognize our participants in the 100 Lifeguard Challenge. Race awards will be presented following the 5K.

Registration Details

Please note: Registration details are being updated as we work to reschedule the Run4Elise for June. Please stay tuned!

$25 through February 1, 2020 Early Bird Registration

$30 through March 15, 2020 Deadline for Shirt Offer

$30 through Friday, April 3, 2020 BEFORE MIDNIGHT, LIMITED Shirt Selection!

$35 on Race Day, Saturday, April 4 Online through 8:00 am or at the Race

Packet Pickup Instructions

Please note: Packet pickup dates/times will be updated soon after we confirm our reschedule date for June 2020. Please stay tuned!

  • If you register online BEFORE 4:00PM on Fri, April 3: Pick up your packet on April 2 or April 3, 2020 at one of the addresses below or at the race in May.
  • If you register online AFTER 4:00PM on Fri, April 3: Pick up your packet on Race Day, April 4, at the event.


KELLER – THURSDAY, April 2, 2020
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Foot and Ankle Associates of North Texas
816 Keller Parkway #101, Keller, TX 76248

GRAPEVINE – FRIDAY, April 3, 2020
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Foot and Ankle Associates of North Texas
2421 Ira E Woods Ave #100, Grapevine, TX 76051

5K Course Map

1 Mile Course Map

Race Day Schedule

6:00 AM – Same-day Registration and Packet Pick-up

7:30 AM – Elise Cerami Memorial Scholarship Recognition

8:00 AM – Same-day Registration Closes

8:10 AM – Invocation and Anthem

8:20 AM – Camp Gladiator Warm-Up

8:30 AM – 1 Mile Fun Run

9:00 AM – 5K Run

10:00 AM – Race Awards

10:00 AM – NOTE: Inclement Weather Plan could result in a 1-2 hour delayed start with combined 1 Mile and 5K events. Delays will be communicated via and Swim4Elise Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).


Every participant will receive a finisher medal! 5K participants will only receive their medals at the end of the 5K, though they are welcome to warm-up in the 1 Mile event.

Plaques will be awarded to the three teams with the most registered participants! The team deadline is March 15!

Awards in the 5K will be given to the following:

  • Overall Male and Female
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female by age groups: 0-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-17, 18-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 and over

2019 Results

You can find the results of our 2019 race here: Click for results >>

Watch 2019 Run4Elise Highlights!

More 2019 Run4Elise Footage!

Watch 2017 Run4Elise Highlights!

2020 Silver Sponsors

Legacy ER & Urgent Care
Phillips Anker, PC
Bear Creek Running
Neighborhood Life
Simply Westlake
Society Life
Vionic Shoes
Premier Pool Safety
Ride with Pride Inc
Southlake ATA Martial Arts
Stacy Furniture & Design
Your CBD Store Southlake
Lantzy Children’s Dentistry
North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center

2020 Title Sponsor

2020 Official Media/Stage Sponsor

2020 Premier Sponsors

2020 Gold Sponsors

Contact Us

2421 Ira E Woods Ave #100
Grapevine, TX 76051

Phone: 817-796-3245


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Due to current public health restrictions, the 2020 Run4Elise is being RESCHEDULED for June. Please check back soon for a NEW date and more details!Click here for more info >>