Q. What happens with the proceeds of the race?
A. All proceeds will go toward furthering the mission of Houston’s Ronald McDonald House, offering a home away from home providing care, compassion and hope to families with seriously ill children being treated in Texas Medical Center member institutions.
Q. How do I register?
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Q. When and where do I pick up my packet?
A. Packet pick-up will be at Luke’s Locker, 1953 W. Gray, on December 5th and 6th from 11AM to 7PM and at Sam Houston Park on race day.
Q. Can I register the day of the race?
A. Yes, registration will be open the day of the event at Sam Houston Park from 6:45AM to 7:45AM.
Q. Where is the course and will it be certified?
A. The 10K and 5K courses are USATF certified. The 10K Run and 5K Run/Family Walk will start and finish at Sam Houston Park. Details coming soon on race courses.
Q. How will I be timed?
A. Disposable chip timing will be conducted by Fastlane Services for 10K and 5K competitive runners, as well as Team runners.
Q. Can I walk the 10K race?
A. Yes, you may walk, walk/run, or run as long as you can complete the course within 4 hours.
Q. Can I bring my dog?
A. You are welcome to bring your dog for the 5K Family Walk and to the post-race events. However, dogs will not be allowed on the 10K course.
Q. Can I run the 10k with a stroller?
A. Yes, strollers are welcome, but for the safety of all, participants must start in the rear regardless of estimated finish time.
Q. Is parking available?
A. Please make use of the available street parking or parking lots.
Q. What about the weather - will the race be held if it’s raining?
A. Yes, the race will be held “rain or shine.” However, if the weather threatens the safety of the participants, the race will be canceled.
Q. How do I get my results?
A. Chip timing will be provided by Fastlane Services and results will be available at the finish line as well as online.