2018 race registration is 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.

Race Information

Race & Event Details

When and where is the 2018 race?

The 2018 Run4Elise will be held 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, and water safety education. We will also present our 2018 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

BEST DEAL! Early registration & t-shirt: $25 (through January 31)

Regular registration & t-shirt: $30 (through March 15; deadline for guaranteeing t-shirt!)

Final online registration: $30 (through April 6 before 3:00 PM, limited shirt selection)

ALL online registration closes at 3:00pm on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Register in person on race day: $35

Packet Pickup Instructions

If you register online before 10:00am on Wed, April 4: Pick up your packet on April 5-6, 2018.

If you register online after 10:00am on Wed, April 4: Pick up your packet on Race Day, April 7.


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

7:30am – 7:00pm on Thursday, April 5, 2018
7:30am – 5:00pm on Friday, April 6, 2018

5K Course Map

1 Mile Course Map

Race Day Schedule

6:30 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

8:30 AM – 1 Mile Fun Run

9:00 AM – 5K Run

10:00 AM – Race Awards


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 two 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, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 and over

Watch 2017 Run4Elise Highlights!

2018 Silver Sponsors

Zebrowski Eye Care
Southlake ATA
Premier Rehab Physical Therapy
Legacy ER & Urgent Care
Gabriella Miller
Better Faster Urgent Care
Inspire Physical Therapy
The Little Gym of Keller
Complete Care
Stacy Furniture & Design
Performance Medicine & Sports Therapy

2018 Title Sponsor

2018 Official Sponsor of Lifeguard Challenge

2018 Premier Sponsors

2018 Gold Sponsors

Contact Us

2421 Ira E Woods Ave #100
Grapevine, TX 76051

Phone: 817-796-3245


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