Run Wild 5K - 2023

Tue July 4, 2023 Houston, TX 77056 US Directions
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5K Run/Walk

$30 7:30AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT Price increases after January 1, 2023 at 11:59pm CST

Kids Run

$22 7:10AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT Registration ends June 28, 2023 at 7:15am CDT
Open to ages 13 and under.
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://runsignup.com/runwild5K2015.

Place
1141 uptown park blvd
Houston, TX US 77056
Description

 

Join us Tuesday July 4, 2023  7:30am   

 Run Wild 5K -  --  Hosted by: Runner's High Club --- Benefit: Special Olympics Texas

Kids race is .6 mile and starts at 7:10am,  all kids receive medals-parents welcome to run/walk with child!

This year we offer you, custom bib, awesome FINISHER medal, chip timed, a cool tech tank-Male/female cut, running socks, and NEW MAGNOLIA BREWING CO BEER, PAPA JOHN'S PIZZA, snacks & soft drinks provided!

NOTE: tanks ordered ~7weeks before race so we cannot guarantee size.  First 900 to pickup packet receive a tank!  We order sizes based on last year.

Course note:  this year we plan a 4 meter staggered start. 

Start times:
5K run/walk  7:30am
Kids run 7:10am

Please note- due to City of Houston insurance requirements no pets, baby strollers or wheeled vehicles 5K run/walk. strollers okay in Kids run only.

PACKET PICKUP AND REGISTRATION:   6590 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77057    (713) 465-0033
TBD

Tech  tank shirt (male & female cut) to first 900 to register. size not guaranteed-shirts ordered ~7 weeks before event)
COST: $30 until January 1, 2023, $35 from January 2-March 31,  $40 April 1-June 15 after June 15, $40, race day $50(register on phone only) (6am-7:15am), FYI: shirts are ordered several weeks before event, so we estimate sizes based on last year.

Consider volunteering:    http://runsignup.com/runwild5K2015/volunteer

PARKING: FREE parking  at Uptown Park Plaza

NEW Location:  1141 Uptown Park Blvd (610& Post Oak)

FROM RIVER OAKS / WESTHEIMER ROAD 
Take Loop I-610 north and use the left lane
Take exit # 10 (Woodway Dr./Memorial Dr.)
Merge onto I-610 access road
Take U-turn before Woodway Drive and head south on the I-610 access road.
Turn right on Uptown Park Boulevard (center is on the left) -OR- enter at the main entrance of the center from the West Loop
FROM INTERSECTION OF I-610 AND I-10 
Head south on I-610
Take exit # 10A (Woodway Dr./Memorial Dr.)
Merge onto I-610 access road
Center is accessible via Uptown Park Blvd or main center entrance along I-610 access road

SPONSORS: RUNNER'S HIGH CLUB,  FLEET FEET, HOUSTON MARATHON COMMITTEE, GOGO SQUEEZ,  RUN WILD SPORTS TIMING, TALENT WITH READY NUTRITION, SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEXAS,  PAPA JOHN'S PIZZA, NEW MAGNOLIA BREWING CO.

TIMING and RESULTS:  sign up for race day results.  Receive a text and/or email with your results! Run Wild Sports Timing using the disposal tag distributed at packet pickup.  Receive near real time results on your cell phone during race
Sign up for result notification: https://runsignup.com/Race/FindARunner/?raceId=16402

FInish line video: within a day of event you can view a finisher video clip! FREE

AWARDS: Overall Male & Female winners; Overall Master Male & Female winners; top 3 Male & Female 5 year age groups 14 and under through 70+. Awards start before ~8:45am, all kids receive a finisher medal!

Watch 2022 finish line video!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vR6XYAJ57bM&t=33s

RUNNER'S HIGH CLUB: Consider training for the Houston marathon with us. Marathon and Half marathon programs start early August @ Memorial Park stretching area. www.runnershighclub.com for more information- Beginners welcome!

Participants under 18 must have a waiver statement signed by a parent or guardian. Signed waivers may be brought in on race-day.

NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES!  NO BABY STROLLERS!

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