8 AM on Saturday, December 7, 2019 | Sam Houston Park, 1000 Bagby Street
- USATF-certified 10K and 5K run/walk/roll
- Competitive runners, families, and dogs are all welcome
- Family-friendly after party with games, free food trucks, and more
- 100% of proceeds benefit the children and families of RMH Houston…and up to $300,000 will be generously matched by the Trafigura Foundation!
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Questions? Contact the Race Director at at email@example.com or 713-795-3585.
RACE DAY INFORMATION
- 10K Race begins promptly at 8:00 AM
- 5K kicks off approximately 8:15 AM
- The Mogie After Party around 9:00 AM
- Race Information Sheet
- Cancellation & Weather Policy
- PRE-RACE PACKET PICK-UP LOCATION & TIMES
Thursday, December 5 and Friday, December 6
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
lululemon – Highland Village
4023 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027
RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP will begin at 6:30 a.m. and end at 7:45 a.m. The Registration/PPU tent will be located inside Sam Houston Park. Race Day lines tend to be long so please arrive early. We appreciate your patience as our volunteers work to get runners checked in as quickly as possible.
The Overall Male and Female finishers in the 5K and 10K will win a $500 VISA gift card. The Overall Masters Male and Female finishers in the 5K and 10K will win a $250 VISA gift card. Age division awards will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age divisions:
10K Age Divisions
19 and Under
60 and Over
5K Age Divisions
11 and Under
60 and Over
- Due the race day all participants should be negative tested on HIV to join the run
- Individual Registration: $35
- Individual Day of Event Registration: $40
- Virtual Run Registration: $35
- Kids 7 & under: Free
- Adults 70 & over: Free
RACE DAY PARKING
Metered street parking in Downtown is plentiful and accessible. Surface lot parking is available at the Houston Chronicle Parking Garage at 719 Prairie for $10/car. Please plan enough time to find a parking spot and walk to the race site. We encourage participants to carpool if possible.
KNEE HIGH SOCKS
All registered runners will receive one free pair of red & white striped knee-hi socks to wear on race day! Need additional pairs? Don’t worry! You can purchase up to 5 more pair during registration for only $10/pair
Can’t make it to the race but still want to support Ronald McDonald House Houston? Register to be a Virtual Runner! Your event t-shirt and SWAG bag will be mailed to you! Register by 11/18 to guarantee your packet is received by race day. VR registrations received after 11/18 cannot guarantee delivery by Race Day. For more information on VR, contact us.
THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 EVENT PARTNERS
Trafigura is one of the world’s leading international commodity traders. Since 2010, Trafigura and its philanthropic arm, the Trafigura Foundation, have supported the mission of Ronald McDonald House Houston. The Trafigura Foundation supports sustainable development programs in over 30 countries and envisions a world where people reach their full potential through self-sustaining solutions, of which they can gradually take ownership. Ronald McDonald House Houston is grateful for the generosity of Trafigura’s financial support, as well as the time and effort of their employees in supporting our children and families throughout the year. For more information please visit www.trafigura.com.
The Trafigura Run for the House will be held rain or shine. Cancellation will occur only in the instance of flooding, thunderstorms, ice, street closures determined by The City of Houston, or other unforeseeable act of God. If the event is cancelled, registered participants will be notified by email. Notifications to the Ronald McDonald website and social media feeds will also be made. Ronald McDonald House Houston is truly grateful for ALL who support the event in any manner. Due to the fundraising nature of the event, Ronald McDonald House Houston is unable to refund event sponsors, race registrants, or donors in the instance of cancellation.