RACE INFO: The Kilgore to Longview run is a point to point race from downtown Kilgore TX to the Rodeo Arena at the Maude Cobb Convention Center an Gregg County Fairgrounds complex in Longview TX. The 11 mile race route follows US highway 31. The first Kilgore to Longview race was held in 1976 in celebration of the Nation’s Bicentennial. It ran annually from that time through 2001, after which major road construction on Highway 31 caused cancellation of the event. The race was brought back in 2017, and the Longview Running Club plans to keep it as an annual event.
RUNNER TRANSPORTATION (IMPORTANT PLEASE READ) The Longview Running Club will provide bus transportation from the finish area at the Rodeo Arena in Longview to the start line in downtown Kilgore. Runners will board buses at the Rodeo Arena parking lot and be bused to the start line in Kilgore. Buses will begin running at 6:00 AM and the LAST BUS LEAVES AT 7:20. Runners are not required to ride the buses to the start, runners may elect to take their own vehicles to Kilgore, but there will be NO RETURN TRANSPORTATION to Kilgore provided following the race and runners taking private vehicles to Kilgore will be responsible for getting themselves to the start at 8:00 AM sharp.
Fundraise for the benefit of the shelter animals
Coordinate, staff and attend off-site events thru our volunteer force
Facilitate donation drives
Recruit new supporters for the shelter’s volunteer program
Raise awareness in our community of the shelter’s immediate needs
Questions: Contact race director: 903-241-8077