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HESS HOUSTON CORPORATE RUN 5K

Mon October 22 - Thu October 25 Houston, TX US 77007
Events
Event Day #1

Monday

10/22 4:00PM CDT - 7:00PM CDT Pick Any Day You'd Like and Cross The Start Line Anytime Between 4-7pm. No Such Thing As 'Late' For This Run/Walk!
Event Day #2

Tuesday

10/23 4:00PM CDT - 7:00PM CDT Pick Any Day You'd Like and Cross The Start Line Anytime Between 4-7pm. No Such Thing As 'Late' For This Run/Walk!
Event Day #3

Wednesday

10/24 4:00PM CDT - 7:00PM CDT Pick Any Day You'd Like and Cross The Start Line Anytime Between 4-7pm. No Such Thing As 'Late' For This Run/Walk!
Event Day #4

Thursday

10/25 4:00PM CDT - 7:00PM CDT Pick Any Day You'd Like and Cross The Start Line Anytime Between 4-7pm. No Such Thing As 'Late' For This Run/Walk!
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Description
Join your co-workers and friends for Houston's “Largest Office Party" at Memorial Park, this October 22-25, 2018. Our inaugural year featured 2,000+ employee participants from nearly 100 regional companies. This event promotes the health and wellness of our corporate community and provides a great opportunity to head outside for a fun happy hour after the work day ends. All levels of runners and walkers are encouraged to participate for their “Company Team.” If your workplace isn’t involved, you can register on the ‘Memorial Park Conservancy’ team as an individual and enjoy this one-of-a-kind event.
The 5K main loop trail course at Memorial Park will remain open between 4-7pm each day over the four day period. Just select one event day during the week when you'd like to run or walk and then cross the start line anytime during participation hours. Don't worry about being late in the Houston traffic or getting stuck in a meeting that runs long. Afterwards, enjoy complimentary food and a Saint Arnolds beer on us in our post-race tent!
 
Daily Event Schedule:
​​Daily Event Schedule:
3pm - Hospitality Village Opens
4pm - 5K Course Opens
6:30-7pm - Sunset Yoga pres. by Lululemon (Weather Permitting Daily)
7pm - 5K Course Start Line Closes, Finish Line remains open until last participant crosses
8:30pm - Hospitality Village Closes*
*Note: Tentative Schedule Subject To Change
Place
Start Line Location: Near Memorial Park Tennis Center - Flat and Fast, One Lap Around Main Trail Loop
6501 1/2 MEMORIAL DRIVE
Houston, TX US 77007
2018 Participating Companies
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Company Participation Standings (FINAL):
1st Place: Sterling McCall Auto Group
2nd Place: Hess
3rd Place: Invesco
4th Place: Vallourec
5th Place: Stewart Title
6th Place: Katoen Natie
7th Place: Wood
8th Place: CITGO
9th Place: Lloyd's Register
10th Place: Archrock 
How to Register
Create a Company Team: If your company is not presently registered, feel free to set it up and become a team captain today!
Instructions:
1. Click HERE to Register Your Company.
2. Once your Company Team is successfully created, employees can begin to “Join” your team.
Please contact us at (info@houstoncorporate5k.com) or call us at 832.974.1690 with any questions. We will reply within 24 hours.
Join an already registered Company Team: Click HERE and search for your listed team to register now.
Individual Registration: Click HERE and search for team 'Memorial Park Conservancy - $45 Individual Registration' in the team listings to sign up today!
5K Event Pricing
COMPANY TEAM INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION - SAVE $$$ BY CREATING A COMPANY TEAM!!!
CLICK HERE TO SAVE!
3/1/18 to 10/25/18 - $40 
 
TEAM 'MEMORIAL PARK CONSERVANCY' INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION
​3/1/18 to 10/25/18 - $45
5K Giveaway Deadlines - Tech Shirt, Goody Bags, Participant Bib
1. If you would like your name and company printed on your individual bibs, you must register by September 24th at 11:59pm​
2. A running tech shirt and goody bag including special offers from local partners will be given to ALL participants registered by the deadline of October 8th at 11:59pm

​Anyone registered on or after October 9th at 12:00am will only receive a bib and access to the post-event hospitality tent
Event Information
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Corporate company teams can consist of employees (full-time/part-time/contracted), vendors, family members and friends. Ages 18+ only may register to participate. Each company must have a minimum of four (4) participants when registration closes on the day of the event you choose to participate.
 
CHARITABLE BENEFICIARY - MEMORIAL PARK CONSERVANCY
A portion of all registration and sponsorship proceeds will directly benefit Memorial Park Conservancy, which is committed to restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow
 
PARTICIPANT GIVEAWAYS
Your Race Packet Contains:
Commemorative Running Tech Shirt
Goody Bag including special offers/items from local partners
Run Bib
All Bibs have an RFID tag located on the back of the bib for tracking on the course. Please leave this tracking in place centered on the front of your shirt to accurately time/track your participation.
1. If you would like your name and company printed on your individual bibs, you must register by September 24th at 11:59pm​
2. A running tech shirt and goody bag including special offers from local partners will be given to ALL participants registered by the deadline of October 8th at 11:59pm
 
PACKET PICK-UP
Location:
Lululemon, 713 Heights Blvd., Houston, TX 77007​
Dates & Times:
October 18th and 19th (11am-7pm)
ALL packets must be individually picked up during these dates unless prior arrangements have been made by your team captain. However, it will be your responsibility to make arrangements to receive your own packet prior to the event. A photo ID is required for individual packet pick up and you may pick up a packet for someone else as well, provided you have a copy of their photo ID. 
 
EVENT DAY DETAILS
Event Day Registration
Event day registration will be available at the registration tent near the start line area. Registering on the day of the event will guarantee you an event bib and access into our post-run tent. Event T-Shirts and Goody Bags will not be available on the day of the event. 
Parking 
Memorial Park has accessible parking (handicap parking included) all around the park. See Course Map for details. Due to general public traffic on event week, we encourage participants to carpool with a co-worker or use our official ride share partner, UBER, to provide you the convenience of a pickup/dropoff near the start and finish line. Enter promo code “HOUSTONRUN” and get $20 off if this is your first time using UBER: Click Here
Where are the free parking spots?  Free parking will be available at the golf course, tennis center, and fitness center parking lots and on-street parking spaces north of Memorial Drive. All 778 parking spaces south of Memorial will remain free.
Where are the pay-to-park spots?  If you'd like paid parking, $1 for three-hour increments, will be implemented at the Eastern Glades designated parking areas. The system will use City of Houston meters and users will also have the option to pay-by-app via ParkHouston. Paid parking provides income for Memorial Park’s greenspace and trail maintenance.
Gear Check
There will be no event day gear check.  Please securely store your belongings in your vehicle, at home, or feel free to rent a locker at the Memorial Park Tennis Center.
Lockers are available at the Memorial Park Tennis Center located right nearby the event for $.50 and showers for $.75 (towels and soap, if needed, are $1.00 each respectively).  The Tennis Center remains open until 9pm each event day.
Start / Finish Lines - Presented by Orangetheory Fitness 
Follow the map below to the start line area. 5K starts and ends under alternate inflatable start and finish lines identified on the race map.
Mile Markers
Mile markers will be at each mile.
Water Stations
Water stations will be available at the start line and around the first/second mile markers.
Medical Assistance - Presented by Orion EMS
Special Thanks to our friends at Orion EMS and their sister company Vitality IV for being our 'Official Medical Partner' of the Houston Corporate Run 5K! If anyone needs medical attention during the event, Orion will have an EMS service provided right behind the hospitality tent. If you're on the course and need see a fellow runner in need, contact them directly at (713) 864-7900.
Post-Run Corporate Hospitality Tents
​​No matter which of the four days you choose to sign up, you can enjoy complimentary refreshments afterwards in our hospitality tent along with the chance to interact with the rest of the Houston corporate community. For those participants 21+, refreshments include a complimentary beer courtesy of Saint Arnold's. The post run hospitality tent will remain open until approximately 8:30pm each event day. No pets allowed into the post-race tent.
***NEW FOR 2018 - PRIVATE COMPANY TEAM TENTS*** - 10'x10', 10'x20', 20'x20', 20'x40'
CONTACT US AT info@houstoncorporate5k.com or call us at 832.974.1690 for details and availability.
 
Results
CLICK HERE for 2018 run results, presented by Memorial Park Vision!
 
To see your 2017 run results, CLICK HERE
 
Race Photos
2018 photos will be distributed following the completion of event week.
Your 2017 event photos are officially on the Spring Action Photos website. You can search for your photos by your last name or your bib number by clicking here. You'll also be receiving an email from them directly! Be on the lookout for discounts that will be offered.
 
Tips for better race photos:
·   Wear your bib on the front of your shirt.
·   Pin all 4 corners of your bib.
·   Pull your cap/hat away from your face.
·   If running with a friend/family, run shoulder to shoulder while your photos are shot.
·   Smile
 
Course Etiquette
Please keep "Rules of the Road" in mind when running. Stay to the right of the walking trail at all times and pass on the left when possible. Memorial Park will remain open during the event hours which means people will be coming from the opposite direction you're running. Please be courteous of other patrons at the park. For competitive participants, please remember this is a 'friendly' competition. Safety first!
Due to insurance restrictions, baby joggers, strollers, animals, skates or other vehicular apparatus are not allowed by participants on the race course.
Headphones are not recommended during the race, but not prohibited. Please stay aware and in-tune with your surroundings.
 
Refund Policy
All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund. If you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your number to anyone else and entry fees will not be transferred from year to year.
2018 Hess Houston Corporate Run 5K Course Map
Thanks to the new, exactly 3.0 mile trail extension project nearing completion before our event day(s), our course layout is better than ever!  Starting this year, the 'Orangetheory Fitness Start and Finish Line', registration tent, along with the hospitality village are ALL located together in the same staging area directly to the east of the Memorial Park Tennis Center

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Sunset Yoga - Presented by Lululemon
Are you a fan of Yoga? Participate in our 'Sunset Yoga - Presented by Lululemon' session featuring an ambassador from Lululemon City Centre, Highland Village, Houston Galleria, or Sugarland during each event day (weather permitting, between 6:30-7pm). Attendees must bring their own mat or towel, and can leave them in your car, company tent, or locker inside the Memorial Park Tennis Center. See 'Gear Check' section above for details on locker rental. Announcements will be made at the event before the sessions begin.
Company T-Shirt Contest!!!
Your company may not have the fastest runners, but your team can still come out a winner (and look good too) by entering the Hess Houston Corporate Run 5K T-Shirt Contest. Use this as an opportunity to be creative and have some fun by designing customized team gear. These shirts are a great walking billboard for your company to wear during the race and in the Post Run Hospitality Village. Shirts will be submitted before the event and be placed on display at the event! Winner will be chosen by the Hess HCR5K Staff. Please note, company shirts are not supplied by the Houston Corporate Run 5K.

Lululemon is the official team shirt headquarters of the 2018 Hess HCR5K. If you’re looking for a vendor, they can take care of all your needs related to custom team apparel. Contact Rae Albee for more information: ralbee@lululemon.com
Corporate Team Awards
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This event is a ‘friendly’ competition across multiple categories, including:
HOUSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL TOP PARTICIPATING COMPANY
An award will be given to the company with the most number of total participants registered during the four-day event. To be counted for this award, participants must be full-time / part-time or contracted employees of the registered company.
2018 Award Winner: Sterling McCall Auto Group
2017 Award Winner: Invesco
 
INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION AWARDS
There will be an award for the most participants in each of the corporate run / walk business industry categories. Oil and Gas, Healthcare, Banking/Credit Union, Real Estate, Legal, Education, Government, Engineering, Real Estate/Construction and Accounting/Consulting. Other proposed categories may be added by the race directors at their discretion.
2018 COMPANY PARTICIPATION AWARD WINNERS
Oil&Gas/Energy: Hess Corporation
Accounting/Consulting: KPMG
Law: Baker Botts L.L.P.
Education: University of Houston
Financial: Invesco
Retail: Sterling McCall Auto Group
Construction/Real Estate: Stewart Title
Government: Port Houston
Engineering: Katoen Natie
Healthcare: Harris Health
Credit Union: TDECU
2017 COMPANY PARTICIPATION AWARD WINNERS
Oil&Gas/Energy: EP Energy
Accounting/Consulting: BDO
Law: Baker Botts L.L.P.
Education: University of Houston
Financial: Invesco
Retail: HP
Construction/Real Estate: Tellepsen
Government: Port Houston
Engineering: S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd.
Healthcare: Harris Health
Credit Union: People’s Trust Federal Credit Union ​
 
KIND SNACKS FASTEST MALE & FEMALE: OVERALL AND MASTERS
Awards will be presented to the Fastest Overall Male and Female and the Fastest Masters Male and Female (40 and over). Employees of Running-Related companies are not eligible for Fastest Overall or Masters awards.
2018 INDIVIDUAL AWARD WINNERS
Under 40/Male: Allen Gonzalez – Carro Audio and Tint (0:17:20)
Under 40/Female: Katherine Sanchez -  Weatherford – (0:20:15)
Over 40/Male: Jason Wiley – Hess (0:18:47) - 2nd Time Winner*
Over 40/Female: Sandra Ruiz – Morgan Stanley (0:23:52)
 
2017 INDIVIDUAL AWARD WINNERS
Under 40/Male: Edenn Perez – Jacobs (0:18:45)
Under 40/Female: Christina Wallace – Hess (0:21:07)
Over 40/Male: Jason Wiley – Hess (0:19:33)
Over 40/Female: Julie Risselman – Melton & Melton (0:23:01)
 
HR HOUSTON TOP TEN COMPANY TEAM AVERAGE
Award will be given to the company with the top ten employee times combined and averaged out (male/female combined).
2018 TOP TEN COMPANY AVERAGE - Hess Corporation (0:20:47)
2017 TOP TEN COMPANY AVERAGE - Tenaris (0:22:94)
 
Challenge Your Competition!
Create your own corporate challenge by creating a friendly rivalry with a local business / corporation. Executive vs. Executive, Legal Firm Battle, Oil and Gas Showdown, 'Slowest Team'. If you would like to issue a challenge, contact the Race Directors via email. The Race Directors will then issue the challenge to the competing company and will follow-up with you as to whether it was indeed accepted.
Disclaimer Regarding Awards
In order to be eligible for awards, all runners must be 18 or over and must be employed full-time, part-time or contracted by the company to qualify. If upon verification the Race Directors find discrepancies, the team/individual will not be eligible for an award. All awards will be distributed to the winners following the conclusion of the event.
Volunteers Needed!!!
Volunteers are a key part of any successful run event.  If you’re looking to earn required service hours or support your community at Memorial Park, we’d love to have your support!
To sign up to volunteer for the Hess Houston Corporate Run 5K, click here.  All volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt.  Also included as a part of volunteering is access to the post-event hospitality tent following the conclusion of your shift.
During registration, choose your preferred shift and task (you must be able to stay the duration of the shift as listed).  You will receive final details regarding the shift that you choose the week of the event.
If you have any other questions, please email us at info@houstoncorporate5k.com or call 832.974.1690
Sponsors
Houston First Responders Program

 

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Bernstein Private Wealth Management, with offices in downtown Houston, is supporting first responders from Houston Police and Houston Fire. Bernstein will cover the registration fees for 200 first responders to sign up no cost for the Hess Houston Corporate Run 5K. Our title sponsor Hess has agreed to match Bernstein's generosity. 400 first responders will now receive free entry this year courtesy of Bernstein and Hess! Thank you to both companies for your support of the Houston community!!
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