Fire It Up

Join us on 11/18/2023

(race date estimated)

Fire It Up Race Description


  Slayin’ Gray Presents

 Fire It Up! 2023
5K, BBQ Cook Off & CornHole Tournament
Get ready for a Fun-Filled day! Bring your Friends, Families, and Coworkers and
participate in this Amazing Event! 
Come out and help us raise funds for ground breaking research, to assist patients and their families and to increase awareness for Glioblastoma and other Brain Cancers!  Every step taken and every dollar raised brings us closer to the ultimate finish line - A CURE!
This will be our 4th Annual Event.  There will be a 5K, BBQ Cook Off and CornHole Tournament along with Music, Prizes, and Food for your enjoyment!
Event proceeds will benefit local patients receiving brain cancer treatment and research for Glioblastoma.
Location: West Guth Park, 9700 Up River Road, Corpus Christi, TX 78410

Date: November 18, 2023 (Register by October 21st to guarantee a race shirt)


Event Schedule: 

BBQ Meet Up & Set Up: 7:30AM  

Fire It Up! 5K Start Time: 8:00AM

CornHole Tournament: Check in at 10:00AM


Entry Fees:

5K Run 17 and Under

$15 until November 1st

$20 until November 16th Online & on Race Day


5K Run 18 and Over

$20 until July 18th

$25 until November 1st

$30 until November 16th Online & on Race Day


2 Mile Walk (will not be chip timed)

$20 until July 18

$25 until November 1st

$30 until November 16th Online & on Race Day


Virtual Run

 $30 until October 23rd


Amateur BBQ Cook Off

$50 per team until Race Day (up to 4 members on a team)


CornHole Tournament

$50 per team until Race Day



T-shirts are guaranteed to all participants registered by 10/21, not guaranteed for late registrants


Age Division Awards

Overall Male and Female

Overall Masters 

Runners (Male & Female): 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14,

15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59,

60-64, 65-69, 70 & over 


Finisher Medals for all Race Finishers

Prizes and Awards for Cook Off & CornHole Winners


Packet Pickup:

November 17, 2023

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Fleet Feet

1412 Airline Rd. 

Corpus Christi, TX 78412


Please read important information below

  • Online registration will close on Thursday, November 16, 2023.
  • PACKET PICK UP: Fleet Feet 11/17/2023 from 12-5pm.

Thank you for your understanding and following the guidelines listed above. If you have any questions, please email Christi Valadez at




We are humbly asking for your support to make it a success. There are several monetary sponsorship levels, and each will be recognized depending on the level chosen. If you are not ready for a monetary sponsorship, but would still like to get involved, your business can provide In Kind Donations and Services.

It is an opportunity to support a worthy cause, shine in our community and to get your company seen through all our promotional efforts. To become a sponsor, sign up at

For any questions, email Christi Valadez at

Slayin' Gray is a 501(c)(3) organization EIN: 85-2738783


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  • Location: Corpus Christi, TX 78410
  • Race Date: 2023/11/18 08:00:00 AM (Saturday)
  • Categories:
    • 5k Run (18 and older)
    • 2 Mile Walk
    • 5K Run (17 and younger)
    • Virtual 5K Run
    • Cornhole Tournament (2 Player Team)
    • BBQ Cookoff

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