Two Rivers Half Marathon & Ryan Bielke 5k Two Rivers Half Marathon & Ryan Bielke 5k
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Formerly the Chosen Half Marathon, the Two Rivers Half Marathon will follow the same beautiful course along River Road. Portions of the proceeds will benefit Chosen Care, as well as providing scholarships to local student athletes.

Registration and Entry Fees

Half Marathon:

  • $105 from May 31 through September 5
  • $120 from September 6 through November 19
  • No race day registration for half marathon

5k Run/Walk:

  • $35 from April 26 through November 19
  • $45 on race day

Kids’ Fun Run:

  • $15, includes shirt and medal

Training Program:

The training program is currently in progress and closed for registration for this year.  We will be accepting registrations for the 2023 training program next Spring.  Stay tuned for details at that time or contact the store with questions. 

Cancellation Policy: All registration fees are non-refundable.

Packet Pickup

Friday, November 18, 11 am to 6 pm and Saturday, November 19, 11 am to 7 pm

Two Rivers Running, 564 Comal Ave, New Braunfels, TX

Race day packet pickup: 5k and kids’ fun run only starting at 6:30 am.
There will be no race day packet pickup for the half marathon.
You can have your packet mailed to you for $8. Must be registered by Nov. 13.

Two Rivers Half Marathon General Information

Date:

November 20, 2022

Start time:

7:00 AM

Start line:

Summit Vacation and RV Resort, 13105 River Road, New Braunfels, TX 78132

Finish line:

Rockin’ R River Rides, 1405 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Half Marathon Award Categories
  • Overall Male/Female
  • Masters Male/Female (40 +)
  • Top 3 Male/Female in age groups: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-99
  • Largest team recognition
Parking and Shuttles

There is no parking at the start line.

Half marathoners are encouraged to park at the finish line take our complimentary shuttle/bus to the start line at Summit Vacation and RV Resort but you have a few options. 

  • Park at the finish and shuttle to the start. Shuttles will be running from 5 – 6:15 am. The last bus will leave at 6:15 am. Please plan accordingly.
    • Free parking is available within walking distance to the finish line and bus loading area. You are encouraged to approach the parking area on Gruene Road from Loop 337.
    • Paid parking ($10) is available close to the finish at  Rockin’ R, 1405 Gruene Rd.
      • Payment can be made in cash at the entrance, or via Venmo (@tworivershalfmarathon) at the entrance or in advance and show your payment when you park.
  • Start at the start line. 
    • There will be a shuttle running continuously from Rio Guadalupe Raft Resort (14130 River Road) to the start line from 5:30-7 am. 
    • You can be dropped off at Rio Guadalupe Raft Resort and take the shuttle or walk/run the one mile to the start.
    • There is limited parking at Rio Guadalupe (about 40 cars.)
    • There will be one bus taking people back to Rio Guadalupe at 10:30 am.
Gear Check

Bag check will be available at the start line; bags will be transported to the finish line for your convenience.

Half marathon participants should use the bags provided at packet pickup. For safety reasons, backpacks and other opaque bags will not be accepted. Please do not put valuable items in bags if at all possible.

Aid Stations and Bathrooms

Nine (9) aid stations will be placed along the half marathon course, roughly every 1.5 miles.

Most stations will offer both water and Superieur.

Superieur (Lime Blueberry flavor) will be the official course of hydration and nutrition.

There will be bathrooms at the start and finish line of the half marathon and limited porta-potties along the half marathon course.

One first aid station will be on the course and another at the finish line.

Ryan Bielke 5k General Information

Date:

November 20, 2022

Start time:

8:00 AM

Start & Finish line:

Rockin’ R River Rides, 1405 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130. Course runs through the rolling hills of shady Preiss Heights neighborhood.
5K Run/Walk Award Categories
  • Overall Male/Female
  • Masters Male/Female (40 +)
  • Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:      1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-99
Race Day Registration

Race day packet pickup: 5k and kids’ fun run ONLY starting at 6:30 am. You can have your packet mailed to you for $8. Must be registered by Nov. 13.

Parking
  • Free parking is available within walking distance to Rockin’ R. You are encouraged to approach the parking area on Gruene Road from Loop 337.
  • Paid parking ($10) is available close to the finish at Rockin’ R, 1405 Gruene Rd.
    • Payment can be made in cash at the entrance, or via Venmo (@tworivershalfmarathon) at the entrance or in advance and show your payment when you park.

Maps

  • Two Rivers Half Marathon Course Map
  • Ryan Bielke 5k Course Map
  • Two Rivers Half Marathon Starting Area
  • Two Rivers Half Marathon Finish Area (is also 5k and Kid’s Fun Run Start/Finish Area)
  • Parking

Half Marathon Start Map

Half Marathon Course Map

Ryan Bielke 5K Course Map

Parking Map

Staging and Finish Line

Kids’ Fun Run

Date:

November 20, 2022

Start time:

Approximately 8:45 am, after the 5k

Start & Finish line:

Rockin’ R River Rides, 1405 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130.

Ages 12 and under.

Race categories to include: 

  • 5 & Under
  • 6 – 9 
  • 10 – 12 

Children will receive colored armbands for their race category and will include one route for all three races with a second loop for the 10-12 age group. Parents should accompany smaller children.

We will have a Kid’s activity area as well with face painting, bubbles and chalk art. 

$15 – includes shirt and medal

Training Program

*Registration for the 2022 program is closed.*

Length:

18 weeks

Start Date:

July 18, 2022 

Cost:

$90 ($5/week)
What you get:
  • 18-week plan from a certified running coach
  • Appropriate training pace targets
  • Two hosted runs per week
  • One free store logo shirt of your choice
  • 10% off store purchases during the program
  • Sample packet of on-course nutrition
  • Run parts of the course at least twice
  • Monthly education sessions on relevant topics
  • Run with the official race pacer for your pace group at least once
  • Race day perks
  • Partner discounts
Who is it for?
Anyone who would like a structured program and would like to train with other people. All paces will be represented and welcome to join.
Our motto:
We are all athletes
Goals for the program:
For participants to have fun and complete the race injury-free at the pace they are comfortable with.
Learn more:
Orientation sessions will be held to answer any burning questions. Choose between July 6 or July 11 at 6 pm at Two Rivers Running.
Don’t need a training program? The group runs and education sessions will be available to everyone at no cost.

Volunteers

We love our volunteers! All volunteers will receive a shirt and the undying gratitude of race organizers and participants. Register to volunteer here.

Race Weekend Accommodations

SUMMIT and GRUENE HISTORIC DISTRICT

MORE DETAILS COMING SOON.

Teams

Running and walking are more with friends! We encourage you to create/join teams at registration. The largest team will receive recognition at the event.

Our Beneficiaries:

CHOSEN CARE

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Chosen Care and their mission.

We will be awarding scholarships to local athletes with a portion of the proceeds.

FAQ’s

UPDATES COMING SOON

Contact Us

Two Rivers Running
564 Comal Ave.
New Braunfels, TX
(830) 660-6820
(830) 660-6820
Monday - Saturday
11 am to 6 pm

Sunday
Noon to 5 pm
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