Plano Balloon Festival 2016 (CANCELED)

Plano Balloon Festival

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Plano Balloon Festival 2016 (CANCELED) at

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UPDATE: The festival is closed Sunday due to thunderstorms and heavy rain.
Get ready to ignite your flight at the 2016 Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, Relay, 5K Run/Walk or 1K Fun Run! Invite a friend to join you on this epic two day adventure. Registration includes two tickets to the festival, plus race bib (which acts as a ticket and parking pass on race day) and commemorative race shirt (or cape for our 1K youth participants), hot breakfast to refuel and an amazing 6th anniversary finisher medal. And new this year is a two-person half-marathon relay competition.

Race day timeline is:
Saturday, Sept. 24 (5K/1K)
6 a.m. - Plano Balloon Festival Gates & Parking Lots Open, Bus Service Begins
7 a.m. - Balloon Launch Presented by the City of Plano
7:30 a.m. - 5K Run/Walk Start
9 a.m. - 1K Fun Run/Walk Start
9:30 a.m. - 5K Awards Ceremony

Sunday, Sept. 25 (Half Marathon & Relay)
6 a.m. - Plano Balloon Festival Gates & Parking Lots Open, Bus Service Begins
7 a.m. - Balloon Launch Presented by the City of Plano
7 a.m. - Half Marathon & Relay Start, Relay Exchange Point Opens
9:30 a.m. - Half Marathon Awards Ceremony

For a complete listing of events at the festival including concerts, additional balloon launches and more fun visit www.PlanoBalloonFest.org.

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