The Gadberry Group ranked Katy, Texas number 1 in its 2010 list of the ten most notable high-growth areas in the United States. The Gadberry Group provides location intelligence services and data for the world’s top retail brands. Texas captured four slots. The other three top Texas locations are Haslet, Keller, and Frisco. According to Gadberry Group principal Larry Martin, “Katy topped the list with an 8.71% increase in households from 2009 to 2010.”
Walk on Saturday, October 22, to raise funds and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Participants will walk a one-mile loop and enjoy free food and entertainment before and after the event. It is free to register, and online registration is currently open. The average walker raises $225 to support research initiatives, programs and services of the Society. Individuals interested in joining or creating a team can sign up online with co-workers, friends, family, or neighbors. Visit www.walkmstexas.org to register to walk, volunteer, or donate.
|Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011
Location: Katy Mills Mall
Address: 5000 Katy Mills Circle,
Parking: Park at entrance 8 near the AMC Theatre
Site Opens: 7:30 a.m.
Walk Begins: 9:00 a.m.
For the Katy Walk page, go here.
The October 30th race will include a 500 meter swim, 16 mile bike ride, and a 3 mile run.
Space is limited to 900 racers.
Katy Triathlon registration is open and continues through October 25. Packets must be picked up either Friday, October 28, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, or Saturday, October 29, 11:00 to 6:00 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, 2409 Texmati Drive, Katy, TX (located in front of the Katy Mills Mall).
Any unclaimed packets after this time will be sold.
This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event and membership is required. USA Triathlon official rules will govern this event. The Invitational Division is for those triathletes who have finished top 3 overall or won their age group at any Texas triathlon in 2011. Proof of placing must be furnished to race director. They will be the first wave to start the race.
The complete fee structure and deadlines are posted on the event website, www.katytriathlon.com.
October 30, 2011, 7:30 am (Transition opens at 5:30 am and closes at 7:15 am for the 7:30 am start)
28100 N. Firethorne Road
Katy TX, 77494
Take I-10 West and exit Pin Oak to FM 1463, Firethorne will be on your right.