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Houston Young Lawyers Foundation 5K Run/Walk

Sat August 24, 2019 Houston, TX 77002 US Directions


5K Walk/Run

7:30AM CDT

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Sam Houston Park
1100 Bagby Street
Houston, TX US 77002


Come out and participate in the Houston Young Lawyers Foundation 2019 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, August 24, 2019! This end of the summer race to beat the heat will start at 7:30 am at the Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston located at 1100 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77002.  Participants will go out and back along Allen Parkway. Following the event, a great post race party is planned at Sam Houston Park where there will be music, food, drinks, and fun for the whole family!


The race will be chip timed, and the course is USAT&F sanctioned & certified - # TX16069ETM. Prizes will be awarded based on chip time per gender and age groups and per 4 member team. There will also be drawings for some great door prizes. Strollers are permitted, but please leave your pets behind at Sam Houston Park.


Packet Pick-up will be at Finish Strong Sports located at 6426 Washington Ave., Houston, TX 77007, and will occur only on Friday, August 23, 2019 from noon to 2pm and 4pm to 7pm.  Participants will receive a goody bag and a race T-shirt.  Register by August 16, 2019 to guarantee a specific size of t-shirt.


Participants have the ability to join or register a 4 person team if desired.  We will give awards to the fastest legal team and the fastest non-legal team.  If on a team, a participant is only allowed to be a member of 1 team.  If registering a legal team, please name the team after your law firm or legal organization.  We hope to inspire some serious competition amongst Houston's law firms, legal entities, and other teams!!


Individual Runners (first place in each category)

  • Male/Female Overall Winner
  • Male/Female Masters Winner
  • Male/Female 9 and Under
  • Male/Female 10 to 13
  • Male/Female 14 to 19
  • Male/Female 20 to 24
  • Male/Female 25 to 29
  • Male/Female 30 to 34
  • Male/Female 35 to 39
  • Male/Female 40 to 44
  • Male/Female 45 to 49
  • Male/Female 50 to 54
  • Male/Female 55 to 59
  • Male/Female 60 to 64
  • Male/Female 65 to 69
  • Male/Female 70 to 74
  • Male/Female 75 to 79

Team Categories

  • Open (Non-legal) Team Winner
  • Legal Team Winner


Free race day parking will be available at The Central Parking Lot at 401 West Dallas St., Houston, TX 77002. The entrance is off of West Dallas St. near the intersection of Clay St. A parking slip can be found in your race packet, and the parking slip will need to be displayed on your dashboard when parking for the event. Also, appropriately metered street parking should be free until 8am.


The Houston Young Lawyers Foundation 5K benefits HYLF’s Grant Program and Change Happens! Change Happens! has a variety of local programs and services such as youth development, substance abuse prevention and treatment, supportive services to the homeless, HIV prevention, and assistance to families of uninsured children applying for health insurance services. For more information about Change Happens!, please visit their website at http//


Registration will be available during Packet Pickup at Finish Strong Sports. Race day registration will also be available for $35, but will close 30 minutes prior to the race.


We are still actively seeking sponsorships for this event. There are still numerous and valuable ways our sponsors and donors can promote themselves and be recognized through this event. If you are interested, please sign up here or contact Darren Ticer at 713.800.6811 or at . 

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