2015: The Best MK5K Yet!

10-08-2015 10:14 AM

Enjoy these fun facts about our 2015 MK5K, held in Dallas, on Oct. 3. While you read, you can even listen to Jimmy Buck and the Buckles, who played the event again by popular demand!

927 Runners

344 Virtual Participants

152 Walkers

107 Teams

150 Volunteers

3,000 Pancakes served

160 pounds of bacon served

136 Dog Bandanas

Pace car: 2015 Pink Cadillac SRX

Weather: 75 degrees

Who's Who

Rachel Rogers, Mary Kay Ash's great granddaughter, shot the starting gun.

Crayton Webb, Mary Kay Inc's Vice President of Corporate Communications, emceed.

Race Winners

Fastest male runner: Clint Bell, Dallas

Fastest female runner: Riva Rahl, Dallas

Fastest male over 40: Jesus Lopez, Dallas

Fastest female over 40: Mercedes Valdez, Mesquite

Youngest registered participant: Age 1

Oldest registered participants: Richard Rahl, age 81 (male) and Marla Heslop, age 79 (female)

A big thank you to our $10,000 Diamond Sponsors.

Beauty Manufacturing Solutions, a local contract manufacturer for Mary Kay for more than 10 years and sponsor of this race for seven years.

Buchanan Technologies, a sponsor for 11 years. Not only do they provide onsite tech support, Jim Buchanan and his team play music for the event as well as cook pancakes and bacon! Now that's diversity!

ProPay provides Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants a fast, easy and secure way to process customer credit purchases. We're especially thankful that ProPay arranged a matching grant from its parent company, TSYS, pushing its overall sponsorship to $20,000.

Of course, our biggest corporate sponsor is Mary Kay Inc. Every year, all year, the Company provides funds, door prizes, enthusiastic volunteers and a beautiful facility.

For more photos, winners and race times, check out the Foundation Facebook page and Dallas MK5K website.

If you participated, you can upload your photos or tag yourself in our photos!