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Join us on 05/11/2019

Run to Fund Race Description

The Coppell ISD Education Foundation invites you to our Annual RUN TO FUND on Saturday, May 11, 2019. This Coppell community-based 5K Timed Race and 1-Mile Fun Run will start and finish at Andy Brown Park East, located at 260 E. Parkway Blvd in Coppell.

Proceeds raised from the RUN TO FUND and other Coppell ISD Education Foundation events allow us to award transformative classroom grants and bring innovative learning opportunities to all students in CISD. Additionally, $2 from every Run to Fund race entry will be contributed to your CISD Physical Education Department school of your choice. 

For the 2018-2019 school year, here is a partial list of accomplishments achieved by the Coppell Education Foundation:

  • We distributed $12,750 in new-teacher grants to first time educators in CISD to help them set up their classrooms at the beginning of the school year.
  • We awarded 28 grants worth $48,854 for innovative learning projects to teachers from 16 CISD campuses. 

Projects still in progress for this school year include:

  • Our ROBOTICS CAMP, in cooperation with Verizon, is underway-- 64 CISD learners in 5th and 6th grade come together each week after-school to build their own robots at the Coppell Middle School West campus.
  • Over 400 SUPERSTAR awards will be presented to elementary and middle school students and teachers/staff members. 
  • We will host our RECOGNITION BANQUET on April 23rd to honor the Top 5% of seniors from CHS and New Tech, their honored teachers, the CISD campus Teachers of the Year and 3 Alumni Award recipients.
  • The 5th Annual INTERACTIVE INSTITUTE STEAM CAMP will be held June 17-21, 2019. Make plans for your incoming 7th & 8th grade learner to join us.

The Coppell ISD Education Foundation is very proud to have raised and granted over $1.1 Million in classroom grants during the past 17 years. 



  • Early registration-- February 19th to March 31st
  • Regular Registration-- April 1st to May 3rd
  • Late Registration -- May 4th - May 11th. (shirts not guaranteed). Registrations on May 9th, 10th and on race day must pick up bib number and t-shirt (not guaranteed) on race day. 
  • Mail-In Registration is Not Available. All Registrations Must be Completed Online except for Race Day.
  • Walk-up, on-site registration - acceptable forms of payment will be cash, check or credit card.


  • Registrations through May 3rd will receive a 2019 Run to Fund t-shirt.  Late Registrations after May 3rd & Walk-Up registrations on Race Day are not guaranteed a t-shirt.  Shirts for late registrations and walk-ups will be distributed based upon availability at either Packet Pickup or Race Day. Shirts not picked up at Packet Pickup cannot be held.
  • CISD Students, Staff & Alumni will receive a $5/entry discount on the 5K. Staff must provide campus and ID # to qualify for discount. There is no discount for walk-up race day registrations.  
  • Children age 5 and under are free to participate in the 1-Mile Fun Run. Online registration is required, but an event t-shirt is not included. Additional event t-shirts may be purchased for $15 each.
  • Dogs or pets are not permitted.
  • Strollers are not permitted on the 5K course for safety reasons.  All participants must be able to walk or run the 5K course. Strollers are allowed on the 1-Mile Fun Run.


(Please note all online registrations include a processing fee not included in the registration fees stated below)

  • 1-MILE FUN RUN (Please note: this is the only race where strollers are allowed. No strollers on 5K course.)
    • Early Registration $20
    • Regular Registration $25
    • Late Registration $30
    • Children ages 5 and under are free.  Registration is required. Race t-shirt not included.
  • 5K RACE (Timed or Not Timed Option)- CISD Students, Staff & Alumni Only
    • Early Registration $25
    • Regular Registration $30
    • Late Registration $40
  • 5K RACE (Timed or Not Timed Option) - General
    • Early Registration $30
    • Regular Registration $35
    • Late Registration $40
  • SLEEP-IN Option - T-shirts are available to purchase for $15. Shirts must be picked up at packet pickup on May 9th or 10th. These can be add-ons/extras to a registration (all paid race registrations include a t-shirt).



 531 Coppell Taekwondo Academy: 235 S. Denton Tap Rd, Coppell, TX 75019 

  • Thursday, May 9th,  12pm-7pm
  • Friday, May 10th, 12pm-7pm
  • Saturday, May 11th, 7am - Race Day Location


  • 7:00 am    Race Day Registration
  • 8:00am     1-Mile Fun Run/Walk Start
  • 8:30am     5K Run Start
  • 9:30am     5K Awards Announced


  • Parking is available at the Race site, next door at the CORE, at Town Center Elementary and just down the street at the City offices.  Registered participants will be sent a map via email prior to the race.  Parking in areas not permitted could be subject to towing or ticketing.
  • Any parking outside of these designated areas is at your own risk.


  • Overall Male & Female
  • Overall Masters (Age 40+), Male & Female
  • (New!) Alumni Awards
    • Ages 28 and under
    • Ages 29-45
    • Ages 46 and over
  • Top 3 Male & Female Finishers in the following age categories:
    • Ages 5-6
    • Ages 7-8
    • Ages 9-10
    • Ages 11-12
    • Ages 13-14
    • Ages 15-16
    • Ages 17-18
    • Ages 19-24
    • Ages 25-29
    • Ages 30-34
    • Ages 35-39
    • Ages 40-44
    • Ages 45-49
    • Ages 50-54
    • Ages 55-59
    • Ages 60+

About the Coppell ISD Education Foundation

The Coppell ISD Education Foundation is a nonprofit corporation 501(c)(3) chartered in June 2000. While the Foundation operates independently of  CISD, it shares a vision of enhancing education in Coppell ISD Schools. The Foundation fosters creative and innovative approaches to education through private grants and involvement. By awarding Foundation funds, support for the students and staff of CISD is ensured for today and tomorrow.




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  • Location: Coppell, TX 75019
  • Race Date: 05/11/2020 09:00 - Estimated
  • Categories:
    • 5K - CISD Student or Staff
    • 5K - CISD Alumni
    • 5K - General
    • Fun Run, Non-Competitive
    • Fun Run - Alumni
    • Fun Run - Child Age 5 and Under - FREE - Registration Required
    • Sleep-In Option

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  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of May 11th, Coppell, TX can expect temperatures between 55℉ and 65℉ with humidity around 79% and precipitation of 0.16".
    Last year the weather condition was Light rain.
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