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          Kinsel Ford Gusher 5K 
Location of Start/ Finish
The Gusher 5K will start and end at Lamar University's Montagne Center. Refer to the map below for an overview of the Lamar campus and parking locations.

There are three parking route maps below:

1) For those traveling east toward Port Arthur on Highway 69, exit MLK and loop under the highway and proceed to Rolfe Christopher.
2) Alternate parking at the LIT campus.  Take Highland to East Lavaca.
3) For those traveling west from Port Arthur/ mid county toward Beaumont on Highway 69, the MLK exit will be closed.  Take the Highland exit and loop under the highway, travel to MLK and loop under the highway once more to proceed to Rolfe Christopher.

This is an older satellite image so it does not show the completed football stadium. Parking is located south of the football stadium.

Start Time
Saturday, March 3, 2018
8:00 a.m. Central Standard Time

Chip Timing:
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Registration is open.  There are no refunds. No race day registration.

$25 (until Jan. 2)

Teams (4 runners per team): $95

You can register a 5K team or a half marathon team.  Everyone on the team must run the same distance.  For instance, all 5K team members run the 5K race with everyone at the same time.  This will give each runner a 5K result and a  team result. A  team consists of 4 members each running the 5K.  Half marathon teams have 3 members.  Team awards are based on the sum of the team's age graded times. Age grading is a process that adjust a person's time based on age and sex. This way a team will not be disadvantaged for having older members. Team members are also eligible for individual 5K Awards. 

Packet Pick-up

Hilton Garden Inn
3755 Interstate 10 South
Beaumont, TX 77705

Friday, March 2nd - 11 am to 8 pm

Visit the host hotel tab at the top to learn about the MCM Elegante. $92 plus tax Room Rate for Gusher registrants.  409-842-3600

Course Map (sneak peek) - The Kinsel Ford 5K course follows the first loop around Lamar University.  Official map to come.


5K Route

Start Montagne Center – on service drive in front of parking lot

  • Take E. Lavaca across MLK overpass - .18 mile mark

  • Left on S. MLK Pkwy - .24 mile mark

  • Right on E. Virginia St. - .75 mile mark

  • Left on Rolfe Christopher Dr. - 1.19 mile mark

  • Right on Florida – 1.54 mile mark

  • Right on University Dr. (near Spindletop) – 2.29 mile mark

  • Right on E. Lavaca

  • Right on MLK Service Dr.

  • Left on E. Virginia – overpass spur 380

  • Left on MLK service drive

  • Finish line – 3.1 mile mark

  • Re-enter Montagne Center

End Montagne Center