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Location: Houston, TX US 77064 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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Event Time Price Details
8:00AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT
Price increases March 7, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
8:00AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT
Price increases March 7, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
NEW LOCATION! Sam Houston Race Park
7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy. W.
Houston, TX US 77064
Who Will You Run For? 

Donate Life Texas and LifeGift invites you to spend a morning with our loving and supportive community, whether you walk, run, volunteer or simply cheer on the crowd.

The Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run hosted by LifeGift honors organ, eye and tissue donors in 109 Texas counties in North, Southeast and West Texas. While celebrating the lives saved and offering hope to those still waiting, the event raises awareness of the need for organ, eye and tissue donation across the state.


Registration Categories & Pricing

Prices increase after March 7th.

Running 5K

Adult:    $28.00     Youth:   $18.00   *Youth 12yrs and younger

Walking 1-Mile

Adult:   $28.00    Youth:   $18.00   *Youth 12yrs and younger

*Youth pricing will be calculated at the end of registration on the payment page. 


TEAM DISCOUNT: Teams who have 5 or more members will receive a $2.00 refund per member, youth members are excluded from this discount. 


Race Day Schedule

Saturday, April 7, 2018


  • 7:00 AM   Onsite Check-In and Race Village Opens
  • 7:30 AM   Road Closures Begin
  • 8:00 AM   5K Begins
  • 8:15 AM   1-Mile Begins
  • 9:15 AM   Awards Ceremonies 



We encourage participants to create or join a team. Teams are a great way to honor those who gave, pay tribute to those who received, offer hope to those who continue to wait and remember the lives lost while waiting for the Gift of Life.

Get creative! Make team t-shirts. The largest team will be recognized on stage after the race and receive the largest team trophy! 


TEAM DISCOUNT: Teams who have 5 or more members will receive a $2.00 refund per member, youth members are excluded from this discount.


Race Village

This year’s race village will be JAM-PACKED with fun vendor and activity booths! 

  • Donor Remembrance Tent
  • Kid's Zone
  • Photo Booth
  • Games & Corn Hole
  • After Race Refreshments
  • Free Giveaways
New this year! Inflatable Obstacle Course


Donor Remembrance Tent - NEW!

This year we are excited to announce we are adding a donor remembrance tent in the race village. Participants will have the opportunity to display photos and stories of friends or loved ones who have given the ultimate gift of life.

Please visit our official event website to see guidelines for submissions.


Awards & Trophies

Awards will be presented at the end of the race at the race village stage.

  • Largest Team
  • 1st Place Male & Female Overall Finishers
  • 2nd Place Male & Female Overall Finishers
  • 3rd Place Male & Female Overall Finishers
  • 1st Place Male & Female Finishers by Age Groups 

       *1-Mile participants will not be timed.


Packet Pickup

  • Thursday, April 5 12-8 pm
  • Friday, April 6 10 am – 8 pm 
* Hilton Houston Westchase - NEW LOCATION

9999 Westheimer Rd.

Houston, TX 77042


Pre-race day packet pickup is highly encouraged. However, onsite packet pickup will be available. 


Inclement Weather & Cancellation Policy

The race will take place rain or shine. However, in the event of inclement weather (tornadoes, hail, thunder and lightning,) we reserve the right to cancel.

Please refer to for specifics related to our weather cancellation policies.

Individual registrations are nonrefundable nor transferable.



Fort Worth - Register Now

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - Fort Worth Stockyards
130 East Exchange Ave.
Packers Avenue and 23rd Street – Lot 914
Fort Worth, Texas 76164

Lubbock - Register Now

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - Mackenzie Park
301 Interstate 27 

Lubbock, Texas 79403

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