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Additional race information can be found at http://www.alex5k.com.
We had hoped to be celebrating this milestone with everyone on our usual fast course at MacGregor Park, but the pandemic had other plans! We're going all virtual this year but we have our same purpose and enthusiasm. Please join us in running to raise funds for autism charities in our community!
RACE PURPOSE: Alex's 5K is a fun, family friendly event that honors the life of Alex Jamrich by promoting autism awareness and raising money for research and services. Alex was autistic and passed away in 2010 at the age of 17.
CHARITIES: 100% of the race profits will go to autism-based charities. To date, we have donated almost $141,000 over the life of the race. Our race beneficiaries are Avondale House (Alex's school), the Westview School, and Autism Speaks-Houston More information about our beneficiaries can be obtained through the race website: www.alex5k.com.
1. Run your race:
2. Submit your results by December 22nd 11:59 pm in one of 2 ways:
3. Upload pictures of your run to the Photos tab on this RunSignup race page. Share to social media with hashtag #alex5k2020
Shirt and medal will be distributed in late December.
Online registration will close at Dec. 20, 2020, 11:59 pm.
DONATIONS AND FUNDRAISING: Consider contributing to our cause via our Donation link. The race is presented by the Bayou City Road Runners (BCRR), one of the largest running clubs in Houston and an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible.
SPONSORSHIP: Sponsorship information can be obtained on the race website (www.alex5k.com). For convenience, contributions can be submitted via the donation link on this site. Corporate sponsors please contact the race director directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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