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COME REDISCOVER THE TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS IN HOUSTON ON 12/2!
Countdown to ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K/10K’ Day
Events
Your Favorite 5K Holiday Tradition

A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K

$60 $42.95 8:20AM CST - 10:30AM CST Complete Your 3.1 Mile Challenge and Earn Limited Edition Race Swag!
NEW FOR 2023: 10K!

A Charlie Brown Christmas 10K

$65 $47.95 8:15AM CST - 10:30AM CST Complete Your 6.2 Mile Challenge and Earn Limited Edition Race Swag!
For Our Little Reindeer!

Snoopy Dash - Kids Age 12 and Under, Untimed

$45 $34.95 8:00AM CST - 8:10AM CST Kids Complete the Snoopy Loop and Earn Limited Edition Race Swag!
Earn Your Prize From Home!

A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K/10K At-Home Virtual Edition

$60 $42.95 Complete Your 3.1/6.2 Mile Challenge and Earn Limited Edition Race Swag!
HOUSTON’S BEST HOLIDAY RUN/WALK RETURNS! SECURE THE EARLIEST PRICING YOU'LL GET BETWEEN NOW AND EVENT DAY ON SAT. 12/2!
Let's Run It Back! Houston's biggest holiday 5K now includes a 10K for our 2nd Annual return! We've teamed up with Peanuts® to bring you a new yearly tradition as we all rediscover the true meaning of Christmas. This event will be super exclusive and in high demand with only 3,000 registration spots available, so act fast before it's too late as this event Sold Out in 2022!
40,000+ Participants in the 'Peanuts Event Series' Since 2021, Returning to Houston on Sat.12/2/23:

Houston 'Peanuts Swag' Giveaways
2022 Event Swag Shown Below, 2023 Event Swag To Be Unveiled Soon!

Officially Licensed Event Registration Packets Include:
  • Entry to Houston's 2nd Annual 'A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K/10K' Virtual Run/Walk
  • Officially Printed Keepsake Peanuts Run Bib 
  • Relaxed Fit Unisex Short Sleeve 100% Poly. Tech T-Shirt (+$10 Upgrade Available for Long Sleeve)
  • Limited Edition Collector's Die-Cast Peanuts Finisher Medal (hand painted!)
  • Awesome Add-On Merchandise Available: Add-On Finisher Medals, Bib Snaps, and more!
Description
Kick-start your holiday festivities and grab the whole family and join us for the in the 2nd Annual ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K'! The Snoopy Kids Dash kicks off the event at 8:00am followed by the 10K at 8:15am and the 5K at 8:20am on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at the Addicks Park and Ride right off of I-10 in the Energy Corridor District (Flat and Fast, Out-And-Back Course on Park Row Drive and a short drive from the Houston Inner Loop / Katy).
ALL participants will receive a festive top-notch, Officially Licensed Peanuts® finisher medal, participant bib, and performance tech t-shirt.  There will also be an appearance by Santa and Post-Race Refreshments! So, come out and show everyone your best holiday attire and spirit! Spread the joy of the holidays on event day by donating a new toy to the Memorial Assistance Ministries 'Christmas Share' program for Houston families in need.
Don't wait long to join the fun! This event will be very limited to the first 3,000 participants and an early sell-out is expected! This event is a part of the ongoing ‘Peanuts® Event Series’, with over 40,000 participants that have participated in the series across all 50 U.S. States!⏰
© 2023 Peanuts Worldwide LLC @snoopy #snoopy
Location: Course / Parking Maps (USATF Certified Course)
Start Line Location: Addicks Park and Ride (14230 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX US 77079)
Right off of I-10 in the Energy Corridor District (Flat and Fast, Out-And-Back Course on Park Row Drive and a short drive from the Houston Inner Loop / Katy)
5K Course Map (Single Loop Course): See 5K map below
10K Course Map (Double Loop of 5K Course): See 5K Map below 
Snoopy Kids Dash Course: One loop in the parking lot
 
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Event Pricing Schedule
5K RUN/WALK: 
12/28 - 1/4: $37.95
1/5 - 6/1: $42.95
6/2 - 11/4: $44.95
11/5 - 11/25: $49.95
11/26 - 12/2: $52.95
10K RUN/WALK:
12/28 - 1/4: $42.95
1/5 - 6/1: $47.95
6/2 - 11/4: $49.95
11/5 - 11/25: $54.95
11/26 - 12/2: $57.95
KIDS DASH (Age 12 and Under, Untimed):
12/28 - 1/4: $29.95
1/5 - 6/1: $34.95
6/2 - 11/4: $36.95
11/5 - 11/25: $39.95
11/26 - 12/2: $42.95
VIRTUAL 5K/10K (FREE Shipping Inc'l):

12/28 - 1/4: $37.95
1/5 - 6/1: $42.95
6/2 - 11/4: $44.95
11/5 - 11/25: $49.95
11/26 - 12/2: $52.95

Can't make it to the event?  No problem!  Sign up for our Virtual Run option and run the event on your own time anytime, anyplace in the month of December. Participants that choose this option will have their race packets shipped directly to you, with FREE shipping. You can submit your finisher time via 'Post My Virtual Results' in the menu above or directly by CLICKING HERE!
Invite your friends, family (and neighbors!) to join you on your adventure alongside you! How to earn back $$$ on your registration:
1. Register for the race. Once you complete your registration, you'll receive a unique URL link to share.
2. Share this unique link with everyone you know!
3. Each time someone signs up through your unique link, you'll earn a referral refund. For each referral, you'll earn $2 credited back to you (maximum of 5 refunds per link to get $10 back!)
4. RunSignUp referral bonuses appear back on your card within a matter of days!!!
INTERESTED IN SPONSORSHIP -OR- GROUP REGISTRATION PRICING???
We frequently receive and set-up group requests! Our group program is perfect for neighborhood groups, large/small companies, run/social clubs, schools, family, and friends! You must have a minimum group of 15 or more to receive a unique group/club code for sign up with invoicing options available for the team captain, if needed. Simply contact us at the email below...
Also, if interested in sponsorship opportunities at the event, contact us at: theteam@charliebrown5k.com!
NON-PROFIT PARTNER: MEMORIAL ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES
Our charitable partner of our 6th Annual Houston holiday event is 'Memorial Assistance Ministries'.
Spread the joy of the holidays on our event day by donating a new toy to the Memorial Assistance Ministries 'Christmas Share' program. They'll be on-site at the event collecting any toys you wish to donate. Their goal this year is to reach 650 children with families in need via the program (three toys for each child), so each toy counts! (Note: please no stuffed animals, board games, or computer games). To learn more about the program, click here.
Event Information
PLACE
Start Line Location: Addicks Park and Ride (14230 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX US 77079)
Right off of I-10 in the Energy Corridor District (Flat and Fast, Out-And-Back Course on Park Row Drive and a short drive from the Houston Inner Loop / Katy)
WHEN DOES THE EVENT START?
Saturday, December 2nd
Kids Dash Run/Walk begins at 8:00AM
10K Run begins at 8:15am
5K Run & 5K/10K Walk begins at 8:20AM
 
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE 5K/10K?
All ages can participate in the event.  Strollers and walkers are also welcome, we just ask that you start in the back of the corral at 8:20am to allow runners to proceed ahead. All participants must finish within the 120 minute timeframe (20 min avg. per mile).
 
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE SNOOPY KIDS DASH?
Our Snoopy Kids Dash untimed fun run/walk is limited to children 12 and under. One parent or guardian may escort the child through the route, but it is not required. Strollers are allowed. Older children will be put in the front, and strollers are to be in the back. We ask if you are pushing a stroller you be cautious of other children around you as you pass them. 
 
PARTICIPANT GIVEAWAYS
All 5K/10K Race Participants Receive: Participant Bib (Timed), Tech T-Shirt, Finisher Medal
All Snoopy Kids Dash Participants Receive: Participant Bib (Untimed), Tech T-Shirt, Finisher Medal
Please Note: All 5K/10K 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.
 
CHARITABLE PARTNER - MEMORIAL ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES (DONATE-A-TOY PROGRAM ON EVENT DAY)
Our charitable partner of the 2nd Annual 'A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K/10K' in Houston is Memorial Assistance Ministries.
Spread the joy of the holidays on our event day by donating a new toy to the Memorial Assistance Ministries 'Christmas Share' program. They'll be on-site at the event collecting any toys you wish to donate. Their goal this year is to reach 650 children with families in need via the program (three toys for each child), so each toy counts! (Note: please no stuffed animals, board games, or computer games). 
MAM’s primary goal is to help families overcome poverty by offering education programs designed to teach English and Financial Management, as well as help clients find new or better jobs. When families provide a financially stable home for their children, our neighborhoods become part of a healthier and safer community for all. MAM also serves as a trusted resource for our neighbors to volunteer, shop or donate to the resale store, and offer monetary donations. With your help, we will continue to improve the lives of families in need. Together, we are a caring community!
 
PACKET PICK-UP
Packet pickup dates/times are listed below at our official packet pickup partner - Sun and Ski Sports. The perfect place to shop for your running gear!

Location: Sun & Ski Sports – Memorial City Mall
​Dates & Times:
Thurs., November 30th - 12-7pm
Fri., December 1st - 10am-7pm
Note: Please limit your pickups to four (4) total packets, including yourself.  If you have a large group to pickup, contact us via email.
While there will be event day packet pickup if you selected the $5 convenience fee during registration, there will not be any gear check available on site. We strongly encourage participants to plan an early arrival to find parking and wait in any potential lines there may be to receive your packet. Packet Pick-Up on event day will conclude promptly at 5K event start time (8:20am).
 
EVENT DAY DETAILS:
Please Note: Details below are subject to change leading into event week/day.  Check back periodically and prior to event for any updates made.
Parking 
The Addicks Park and Ride has a plentiful amount of accessible parking (handicap parking included) via two accessible entry/exit points on event day. See 'Course/Parking Map' in section above on this page for visual details. Pay key attention to the entry/exit locations to the Addicks Park and Ride right off I-10, which has ample parking on event day. If you're planning on entering the parking lot from Park and Ride Drive, friendly reminder this street closes at approximately 8am and you can then only access the lot from the other entrance right off I-10 feeder road (Frontage Rd.).
Gear Check
There will be no event day gear check.  Please securely store your belongings in your vehicle or leave at home.  Note that this is a public parking lot, so treat it as you would if you were parking elsewhere to avoid any potential theft issues.
Start Line
Follow the 'Course/Parking Map' in section above on this page to the start line area. Everyone starts and finishes under an inflatable start and finish line identified on the map.
Mile Markers
Mile markers will be at each mile.
Water Stations
Water stations will be available at the start line and approximately mid-way thru the run/walk.
Medical Assistance
Special Thanks to our friends at Windsor EMS for being our 'Official Medical Partner' of the 'Jingle All The 5K, 10K, Kids Dash'! If anyone needs medical attention during the event, Windsor will have an EMS service provided right near our staging area. If you're on the course and need see a fellow runner in need, contact 911 directly.
Post-Run Refreshments
After you have completed your run/walk, the fun continues! Swing by our post-race hospitality area near the start/finish line for refreshments and visit some of our local vendors tents!
Race Photos
Spring Action Photos will be on hand to provide high quality photos of your participation in the event.  Your photos will be posted soon after the event and you can search for your photos by your last name or your bib number at www.springactionphotos.com.  Watch 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
Participant Awards
This will be a 'friendly' competition across multiple categories, including:
Fastest Overall 5K/10K Male & Female
5K/10K Male & Female 1st Place Age-Group Winners: 14 and Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Disclaimer Regarding Awards:
If, upon verification, the Race Directors find discrepancies, the winning individuals will not be eligible for an award.  All awards will be distributed to the winners following the conclusion of the event.
 
Course Etiquette
Please keep "Rules of the Road" in mind when running. If walking during the event, start at 8:20am at the back of the corral and stay to the right of the street at all times. Pass on the left when possible. Please be courteous of other participants. For competitive participants, please remember this is a 'friendly' competition. Safety first!
Due to insurance restrictions, 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 unless the event is cancelled by the organizers.
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‘A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K/10K’ Contact Info

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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 our event, we’d love to have your support!
To see the opportunities and sign up to volunteer for the event, click here.  
If you have any other questions, please email us at theteam@charliebrown5k.com
Past Results / Award Winners
Participant Awards
This will be a 'friendly' competition across multiple categories, including:
Fastest Overall 5K & 10K Male & Female
5K & 10K Male & Female 1st Place Age-Group Winners: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Disclaimer Regarding Awards:
If, upon verification, the Race Directors find discrepancies, the winning individuals will not be eligible for an award.  All awards will be distributed to the winners following the conclusion of the event.
 
'A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K/10K' Results:
CLICK HERE for 2022 Results!
 
'Jingle All The 5K/10K' Results:
CLICK HERE for 2019 Results!
Congrats to our 3rd Annual 5K/10K Winners:
5K Male - Carlos Thorne (18.31.1)
5K Female - Amber Dagley (21:57:2)
10K Male - Zachary Foster (37:55:0)
10K Female - Kelly Swanson (42.33.3)
CLICK HERE for 2018 Results!
Congrats to our 2nd Annual 5K/10K Winners:
5K Male - John Robertson (19:38.7)
5K Female - Chloe Hunt (21:23.4)
10K Male - Aaron Porter (41:17.6)
10K Female - Leah Fairhead (47.40.7)
CLICK HERE for 2017 Results!
Congrats to our Inaugural 5K Award Winners:
Men's Under 40 Fastest Time - Jaime Quintero (21:02.9)
Women's Under 40 Fastest Time - Miranda Smith (23:53.6)
Men's Over 40 Fastest Time - Adrian Carr (24:23.7)
Women's Over 40 Fastest Time - Jeri Braswell (25:20.2)
Directions

Start Line Location: Addicks Park and Ride (14230 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX US 77079)
Right off of I-10 in the Energy Corridor District (Flat and Fast, Out-And-Back Course on Park Row Drive and a short drive from the Houston Inner Loop / Katy)

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