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Draft Day 5K




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About Dallas Cowboys Draft Day 5K

The inaugural Dallas Cowboys Draft Day 5K will kick off at The Star in Frisco on Saturday, April 29th. Get ready for the 2017 season and join us for all the Draft Events at The Star.  Enjoy activities & games, live interviews from Cowboys Front Office staff, autograph opportunities and more!

Participant Perks

  • Start & Finish at the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters at The Star in Frisco

  • Receive an official race t-shirt and a commemorative finisher’s medal

  • Enjoy post-race Draft Day activities including: Live draft feed, autograph signing and appearances by Dallas Cowboys players and Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

Race Info

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017

Race Day Timeline:
8:30am – Race Day Registration Opens
10:00am – 5K Start Time
11:00am – Awards Ceremony





Event Date

  • April 29th, 2017

Registration Pricing

  February 27th  – March 12th

March 13th – April 23rd

April 24th- April 29th

Price $40 $45 $55


Click Here to Register Now!

Registration Notes

  • Photo IDs are required.

  • Pick up your bib, timing tag, and t-shirt at packet pick-up. Check back for packet pick-up dates and times.

  • Price Includes: official race t-shirt, finisher medal, and refreshments at the finish.

  • 5K Participants must be at least 7 years old.

  • Registration limited. Registration will be available at packet pick-up and event day, if the event is not sold out. T-shirts are not guaranteed for event day sign-ups.

  • Race entries are non-refundable.


Pick up your bib, timer tag and t-shirt prior to race day.

Thursday, April 27th | 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fans United
5 Cowboys Way
Frisco, TX 75034
Friday, April 28th | 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors
8050 Forrest Lane
Dallas, TX 75243




Start on Cowboys Way and run a 5K around the new 91-acre campus of Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, The Star. Run along Gridiron Road passed the practice fields, down Hall of Fame Lane, and out and back along the tree lined Gaylord Parkway. Finish at Tostitos Championship Plaza just outside Ford Center.

Click here to download the course map.




Join the Race Crew – Volunteer!

  • Help support the Cowboys, as well as runners and walkers by volunteering!

Volunteer Perks

  • Official Dallas Cowboys Draft Day 5K Volunteer T-Shirt

  • Light Refreshments

  • Community Service Hours (if needed)

  • Satisfaction of helping others and giving back!

Click here to volunteer!



What is the course time limit?

  • The course will have a 90 minute time limit.

Is there an age minimum for the 5K run?

  • 7 years old. For younger participants, parents are encouraged to run with their child.

Can I run in the 5K with a jogging stroller?

  • Yes, but strollers are strongly discouraged. For the safety of other runners and walkers, you will be asked to start in the very back of the race and remain with other walkers who also have strollers.

Can my family and friends watch me cross the finish line?

  • Spectators can watch you cross the finish line from Tostitos Championship Plaza.

Will there be a bag check?

  • Bag check will not be available, please do not bring valuables to the race.

How do I get the latest information of the Draft Day 5K?

What are the awards divisions?

  • Award Divisions are Top 3 overall in the 5K in each age group (age groups are as follows: 14 and Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+ age groups) Overall winners will be excluded from age group awards. There will be no age group awards ceremony, please pick-up age group awards at the conclusion of the event. Age group awards will not be mailed post event.

Can I run as an elite athlete?

  • The Dallas Cowboys Draft Day 5K welcomes elite athletes to our event. Athletes may be provided complimentary entry into the race on a case by case basis. To qualify for an elite entry, athletes should submit proof of recent finishing results via email. The following time standards are used as guidelines: Men – 15:30 5K and Women – 18:00 5K.

I can no longer attend the Cowboys Draft Day 5K, can I get a refund?

  • Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds. If you can no longer attend the 5K you can transfer your registration to another person for a $15 fee. Please email for more information on transferring your entry.