1st Annual Pineapple 5k Trail Run/Walk

The 2017 UIL State Finalists Rouse High School Marching Band is hosting the 1stAnnual Pineapple 5K Trail Run/Walk.  The funds collected will help with new instruments, travel expenses to contests and performances, band supplies, new sheet music, and all else that goes into maintaining a high-level organization. All net proceeds come directly to the Rouse High School band program.

7:30AM – 1K BEGINS

0K – $15
1K – $20
5K – $25

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There will be winners and prizes for the top 3 males and top 3 females in both the 1K and 5K runs.  We will also have prizes for the overall best pineapple costume and the best overall BABY pineapple costume.  The 1stAnnual Pineapple 5K Trail Run/Walk will not be chip timed but the 2019 2ndAnnual Pineapple 5K Trail Run/Walk will be.

Free parking is available for all in the parking lots in front of Rouse High School. Public restrooms will be available.  Dogs and babies in strollers are welcome, but please start and stay in the back!  All dogs must remain on a leash the entire time and you must clean up after your dog.


The 1K portion is for the young ones, or people who just want a shorter distance to travel while still supporting our band.  This event is not timed and begins just before the 5K race.


Would you like to support the Rouse High School band but are not able to run or walk?  No worries, the 0K run is just for you!  Bring your comfy lawn chair and when the time counts down to start the 5K, just sit in your chair…it’s that easy!!  This run is for our older, or younger, or injured, or lazy, or people who hate running, or non-morning people, or people who simply cannot be at the Pineapple Run but still want to donate and support their favorite band member.  You can cheer and motivate from the sidelines but PLEASE bring your own chair, lawn-chair, sofa, cooler with drinks/snacks, umbrella, cheering equipment, whatever you want (as long as it’s legal…we’re on school grounds).  People doing the 0K can park it next to the start/finish arch, somewhere on the course, the hydration station, or anywhere you prefer.
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This is our first ever 5K event for the Rouse High School band and our last hoorah before we end our school year and look toward our next year and more Excellence from Within.  We look forward to seeing you May 5that our 1stAnnual Pineapple 5K Trail Run/Walk!!

You may be wondering where the pineapple came from, right?  Click here to read all about that story…

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Every registrant must pick up their packet before starting the event.  You may also register new runners in person at packet pick-up on provided laptops/devices. All registrants who register no later than April 26 will receive in their packets a Pineapple 5K Trail Run/Walk T-shirt, race bib, and 4 safety pins.  You may pick up your packet from Rouse High School on the following dates and times:

Thursday, May 3rd, 5:00pm – 6:30pm (at Rouse Band Hall)
Friday, May 4th, 5:00pm – 6:30pm (at Rouse Band Hall)
Saturday, May 5th, 6:00am – 6:45am (Rouse Practice Pad)

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Some information goes here about the route with a pic….


If you have any questions about the event, or if your company is interested in being a sponsor in any form, please contact the race director, Tammy Hodde: TLHodde@gmail.com

Trail Run Registration

Trail Run Registration

Rouse Band Students can join the 1k or 5k for no charge unless a shirt is desired