Too Hot to Handle

15K, 10K, & 5K
July 8, 2018 - 7:30 AM
Norbuck Park, Dallas

The BEST Swag, Great Course and Support

Join us in July for extreme fun in the summer sun. Ever since the race began in 1995, Too Hot to Handle continues to be the premier event of the summer racing season. Too Hot To Handle offers three amazingly fun distances...a flat fast 15K, a 10K (new this year), and a hugely popular 5K. The Sponsor Village in Norbuck Park will be packed with awesome sponsors, various snacks, live music, and a beer garden. Don't miss this great summer racing experience.


Race Swag

  • Custom Too Hot to Handle Muscle T Shirt
  • Custom Too Hot to Handle Running Cap
  • 4-inch Custom Too Hot to Handle Finishers Medal
  • First 1000 people to pick up swag during packet pick-up get a FREE pair of Run Project sunglasses

Check it Out!


race pricing

    Annual Pass Gets:

  • Entry to Run Project's 13 races over 12 months. The distances you will be entered in are based on the package you purchase. For example, if you choose the the 10K Annual Pass, you would receive entry to the 10K distance at events where a 10K is offered. If a 10K is not offered, then you will be entered into the next distance down (shorter).
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    What is Race Insurance?

    Interested in Peace of Mind Race Insurance? Click here for details.

    Individual Entry:

  • Supported, Safe Course
  • Comfortable race Shirt
  • Collectable Bib number
  • Race Time recorded and published

charity partner

Every four minutes, someone new is diagnosed with blood cancer. Every 10 minutes, someone dies. Team In Training is the world's first and largest endurance sports training program, which has raised over $1.4 billion to fight blood cancers. In exchange for training and support, Team in Training participants help raise money towards cures for blood cancers like leukemia -- the No. 1 disease killer of children -- lymphoma and myeloma. The North Texas Chapter of LLS gave more than $1.3 million in copay assistance to blood cancer patients in 2013 and have $1.3 million promised to local researchers in 2014. Click here for more information.

Race Photos

Jerry Glover is our professional race photographer. Your photos will be available on the Glover Sports Photography Website after the race. You'll see their photographers at different spots along the course, so smile for the camera.

Jerry Glover Race Photographer

Packet Pickup

Tuesday, July 4th hours: Run On! stores (10a - 5p), OrangeTheory - Arlington (4:15a - 1p), OrangeTheory - Lewisville (7:30a - 11:30a)

Wednesday, July 5th through Thursday, July 6th from 10am to 7pm at the following locations:

  • RunOn! Mockingbird - 5400 East Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75206
  • RunOn! Coppell - 680 North Denton Tap Road, Coppell, TX 75019
  • RunOn! Frisco - 8300 Gaylord Pkwy #21, Frisco TX 75034
  • OrangeTheory Fitness Lewisville - 6201 N Josey Ln #200, Lewisville, TX 75056
  • OrangeTheory Fitness Arlington - 40005 Points Blvd. #155, Arlington, TX 76018
And Saturday, July 8th from 10am to 2pm at the event site.


The 5k course wraps around the new trails that go under Northwest Highway and onto the west side of White Rock Lake. The 15K stays on the east side of White Rock Lake. The courses boast plenty of waterstations, sprinklers and wet towels.


race dayschedule

Packet Pickup Opens

Start of the 10K & 15K

Start of the 5K

Awards Ceremony

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