Welcome to the Heart of Texas! For information on local hotels, restaurants and attractions, Please visit the Killeen, Belton and Temple links below.
Getting Here – Directions are based on the race starting location in Killeen
The Killeen/Belton/Temple area is served by the Killeen – Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK).
The Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport is centrally located in the heart of Texas, adjacent to Fort Hood (map). The airport offers direct, non-stop air access to the Dallas / Fort Worth, Houston and Atlanta airports via American, Delta and United (formerly Continental) Airlines. For more information, Fly Killeen.
From the Dallas / Fort Worth area
Killeen, Texas is approximately 140 miles south of Dallas on Interstate 35. To get to Killeen, take the Fort Hood/Killeen Exit (Hwy 190 West) in Belton, just south of Temple. Killeen is approximately 17 miles west of Belton.
From the Austin / San Antonio area
Killeen, Texas is approximately 67 miles north of Austin via Interstate 35 and approximately 146 miles from San Antonio. To get to Killeen, take the Fort Hood/Killeen Exit (Hwy 190 West) in Belton, just south of Temple. Killeen is approximately 17 miles west of Belton.
From the Houston area
From Houston, take US-290 West for approximately 67 miles, then north on Texas 36 at Brenham. Continue on Texas 36 approximately 92 miles to Temple. (Texas 36 is also designated US 190 north of US-79.) At Temple, go south on Interstate 35, taking the Fort Hood/Killeen Exit (Hwy 190 West) in Belton. Killeen is approximately 198 miles from Houston.