/Austism Speaks Houston 8k & 1k

Austism Speaks Houston 8k & 1k


Date/Time
04/22/2017
6:00 AM
Location
Sugar Land Town Square,
Sugar Land
Results

EVENT PAGE . REGISTRATION

 

Event Details

Saturday, April 22, 2017

6:00am: Check-In
7:00am Pre-Race Warm Up by Revolution Studios
7:15am: 1k Kids’ Fun Run Begins
7:30am: 8k Race Begins
9:00am: Race Awards

Where: Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Registration Information: Online registration will close at 11:59PM, EST on Wednesday, April 19th. Registration is available during Packet Pick-Up on Thursday, April 20th and Friday, April 21st and is available via cash, credit card, and check. *Performance t-shirt is not guaranteed for participants who sign-up after price increase, March 24th.

Entry Fee for 8k Run: On or Before March 24th.
Runner: $40- Performance t-shirt + Chip Timed Race
Virtual Runner: $30- Performance t-shirt

Entry Fee for 1k Fun Run: On or Before March 24th.
Runner: $18- Performance t-shirt + Chip Timed Race
Virtual Runner: $10- Performance t-shirt

Entry Fee for 8k Run: March 25th to Day of Registration*
Runner: $45- Performance t-shirt + Chip Timed Race*
Virtual Runner: $30- Performance t-shirt*
*Race t-shirt not guaranteed

Entry Fee for 1k Fun Run: March 25th to Day of Registration*
Runner: $20- Performance t-shirt + Chip Timed Race*
Virtual Runner: $10- Performance t-shirt*
*Race t-shirt not guaranteed

Virtual 8k & 1k Kid’s Fun Run: We are strongly encouraging runners and walkers who can’t be with us at Sugar Land Town Square on Saturday, April 22nd to compete and/or participate in our “Virtual 8k & 1k Kid’s Fun Run”. Virtual Runners must register via the website, and will receive their performance shirt in advance to join us virtually on April 22nd. You can run and raise money for autism anywhere! Virtual runners are encouraged to snap a photo in there t-shirt with run location and e-mail it to Kaitlin.Hart@AutismSpeaks.org or post to our Facebook wall. The virtual 8k & 1k Fun Run deadline to receive the performance shirt prior to race day is March 24th, 2017. Virtual Runners who register after this date will receive their shirt after April 22nd.
Start/Finish: Located on the back side of City Hall, across from Starbucks.

Parking: Parking is available in the Sugar Land Town Square parking garages for free.

During the Race: Autism Speaks information table, t-shirt table, vendor tables and children’s activities will remain open during the race.

Post-Race Festivities: After the race, enjoy food and music.

 

Packet Pick-Up
Date: Thursday, April 20th
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Locations: Revolution Studios: Sugar Land Town Square, 2125 Lone Star Dr, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Date: Friday, April 21st
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Locations: Revolution Studios: 2800 Kirby Dr A220, Houston, TX 77098

Prohibited: For safety reasons, the following are not permitted in the 8k or 1k Fun Run: skates, bikes, motorized scooters, and pets (non-service animals). We ask that those who wish to participate in wheelchairs, strollers, and bike joggers to remain near the back of the 8k and 1k Kid’s Fun Run race.

Course: The 8k and 1k Fun Run goes through Sugar Land Town Square and the surrounding streets and neighborhoods with minimal grade hills. Water will be available at the start/finish line as well as two stops along the course. This course is certified.

Timing & Results: Provided by Domore Racing using disposable B-tag timing technology. Race results will be posted on the home page of the event website after the completion of the Houston 8k & 1k Fun Run.

Awards: Awards to top overall male/female winners (Overall, 2nd, 3rd) and Master (ages 40+) winners male/female.  Age Group Awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd) given in the following categories:

  • Men/Women <19
  • Men/Women 20-29
  • Men/Women 30-39
  • Men/Women 40-49
  • Men/Women 50-59
  • Men/Women 60-69
  • Men/Women 70+

*Race times will be announced for overall winners at race site. Awards directly to follow completion of the Houston 8k & 1k Fun Run.

Prizes will also be given out to winners in the following categories:
Top Fundraising Team
Top Fundraising Individual
Top Fundraising Child
Best T-shirt or outfit
Largest Team (# of registrants)
Farthest Distance Traveled by an Individual
Please note, only one prize per team.

Fundraising: Every participant is encouraged to fundraise. Participants who raise over $168 will receive a prize swag item after the race is completed. Fundraising is critical to continue to support the mission of Autism Speaks.

Photos: Race day photos will be posted to the Houston Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/AutismSpeaks.Houston/) after the race.

Teams: Teams take on the spirit of the day as family, friends and co-workers join together to have fun and help raise awareness for autism. Organize friends, family, schools, place of worship, community organization, or get your company involved! Choose a team name and captain or co-captains. Each team member (adult and child) is asked to set a minimum fundraising goal of $168, but we always encourage more!

Donations
Make checks payable to Autism Speaks and can be mailed to:
Autism Speaks Houston 8k
24301 Brazos Town Crossing, #500-167
Rosenberg, TX 77471

All participants can collect donations in advance and bring to the Houston 8k &1k Fun Run on April 22nd.

– See more at: http://act.autismspeaks.org/site/TR?fr_id=2921&pg=informational&sid=1030#sthash.1YJCoLwK.dpuf

2017-03-20T17:34:05+00:00 Categories: 1k, 8k, Kids Race, Run|