Half Marathon and 10K August 13, 2017 – Ron Kirk Bridge – Dallas

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The 2016 Hottest Half video!



August 13, 2017 – 7:30 am


Ron Kirk Bridge Dallas

Half Marathon Fees



Run The Hottest Half virtually!

Run when you want.Run where you want. Run alone or with friends!


10k Fees


5&10 challenge-200x200

Entry Fees will increase with short notice – Register Now! There are no Refunds or transfers to any other event unless you buy Stuff Happens


Stuff Happens Program

When you registering online, you will see a box in our entry form that will say “Stuff Happens”, Check that box and $5 will be added to your final fee for the half marathon and 10k. If for any reason you cannot cross the start line your entry fees can be applied to a future Mellew Productions Half or 10k event Make sure you read the programs rules.

Awards & Finisher Medals

The Hottest Half & 10k will use the latest chip timing technology, which records your time precisely from start to finish. Your timing chip will be in your bib. Just put your bib on and you are good to go.

We will have awards for the top male and female overall and the top male and female masters in both the half and 10k. We will present awards to the top three finishers both male and female in the following age groups for the 10k: 14& Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+. Age groups for the half marathon include: 24& Under, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+.

All finishers of both The Hottest Half and the 10k will receive our great  3 inch finisher medal!



To get to Ron Kirk bridge just take Woodall Rodgers south over The Margaret Hunt Bridge until it ends and turn into the Four Corners area.


Event Schedule

6 – 7:30 a.m. Late Registration & packet pickup
7:30 a.m. – Start of the Hottest Half & 10k
9:00 a.m. – 10k Awards
10:00 a.m. – Half awards

Packet Pickup

Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm:

Academy Sports & Outdoors in West Plano
3305 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 301 (at Parker) Plano, TX 75093

Academy Sports & Outdoors in Fort Worth
6101 I-20 (at Bryant Irvin Rd) Fort Worth, TX 76132

Academy Sports & Outdoors in Dallas
8050 Forest Ln (at Central Expwy next to Home Depot) Dallas, TX 75243

Race Day You may also get your packet race day at the event. Please note that packet pickup will start at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:30 a.m. 

Event T-shirts

To be announced



Race photography by Your sporting image. Everyone will get one free finish line photo.

Mellew Productions will be video taping the Hottest Half and there will be an edited recap of the event the week after the event. This will posted on our Youtube channel and linked from our web site.

Look for other exciting additions at the event that will enhance photo memories of the event!


The Average high for this date is 96 degrees with an average low of 76 degrees.


There will be plenty of free parking in the parking lot next to the Ron Kirk Bridge.

Nearby Hotels

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas
2015 Market Center Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75207

SpringHill Suites Dallas – Downtown/West End
1907 N. Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75202

Course Maps


Water Stations

The 10k will have 6 opportunities for water on the course, plus water at the start and finish. The half will have 14 opportunities for water, plus water at the start and finish. The water station average distance is .90 miles.
We will also have port-o-lets at each water station, two of which will be “Pink Stations”.

Pink Station

Female Runners – Think Pink!

Mellew Productions is pleased to announce that we will now offer pink stations at each of our half and full marathon events.
We will have one pink station on half marathon courses and two pink stations on full marathon courses. Each station will be identified by a pink sign. You will find feminine supplies available as needed. Just ask one of the volunteers to direct you to the supply case.