Thank you for joining us at the 8th annual Run4Elise!

See our 2024 Run4Elise photos here >>

2025 registration coming late Fall >>

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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.


  • Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024
  • 1 mile or 5K
  • Registration includes official race bib, finisher’s medal, T-shirt*


  • Join us virtually from anywhere to show your support!
  • Registration includes T-shirt*

*Race t-shirts are ONLY guaranteed for participants who register by April 15, 2024.

Race Information

Race & Event Details

When and where is the race?

The 2024 Run4Elise will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024, 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 on Race Day (May 11, 2024) is a USATF certified course around scenic Gateway Church.

Can anyone do the fun run/walk?

You bet! Strollers are welcome. Run or walk at your own pace! We will provide multiple water stops.

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 annual Elise Cerami Memorial Scholarship winners, as well as recognize our participants in the 100 Lifeguard Challenge. Race awards will be presented following the 5K.

What are your safety protocols or changes?

We have medical personnel standing by each year in case of emergency and will always put the safety of our participants first. If inclement weather becomes a factor, we will provide updates as soon as possible. If you have any concerns or questions, please get in touch.

Registration Details

$25 through April 15, 2024 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!

$30 April 16 – May 10, 2024

$35 May 11 (Race Day), online on in person through 7:30 am on the day of the Race

Travel / Hotel Details

The Westin Dallas Southlake

Steps away from the start and finish line!!

1200 E State Hwy 114, Southlake, TX 76092

Call or Text Todd Muilenburg directly for special pricing at 972-837-5783

Traditional, Guest room, 2 Queen for $189

Packet Pickup Instructions

 Packet pickup is for in-person runners and walkers.

THURSDAY, May 9, 2024
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Little Gym
859 Keller Parkway, Keller, TX 76248

FRIDAY, May 10, 2024
8:00 AM 
– 6:00 PM

Cornerstone Wealth Strategies
2273 E. Continental Blvd., Suite 120, Southlake, TX 76092


6:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Race Day Schedule

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

7:15 AM – Scholarship Recognition

7:30 AM – Online Registration Closes

7:40 AM – Invocation and Anthem

7:45 AM – Line-Up & Camp Gladiator Warm-Up

8:00 AM – 1 Mile Fun Run

8:30 AM5K Run start

9:30 AM  – Race Awards

Inclement Weather Plan: In the event of inclement weather on Race Day, we may delay, postpone or cancel the event. A delayed start might result in combined 1 Mile and 5K events. Any weather-related changes to the event will be communicated via and Swim4Elise Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).


Every participant on Race Day will receive a finisher medal! 5K participants will only receive their medals at the end of the 5K.

Plaques will be awarded to the three Race Day teams with the most registered in-person participants! The team registration deadline is April 15, 2024!


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, 60-69, 70+

Race Results

2024 results are in! You can find the results of all our races here: Click for results >>

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2024 Title Sponsors

2024 Media Sponsor

2024 Premier Sponsors

2024 Gold Sponsors

2024 Silver Sponsors

Champions Club
Dog Topia Southlake
Frost Bank
Inspire Physical Therapy
Legacy ER
National Nonprofit Collaboration
Methodist Southlake
Premier Pool Safety
All-Star Orthopaedics