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We are very excited to host the inaugural Walt Cunningham Angels' Race for Space presented by the Ray Schlaff Family which will raise funds for
Be An Angel to improve the quality of life for children with multiple disabilities or profound deafness by providing needed adaptive equipment and select services.
Celebrate the accomplishments of Apollo 7 Astronaut, Walt Cunningham, as we kick off this inaugural 5k to honor his memory and help the children he loved.
1. I have a friend who wants to register, what do they need to know?
Race Day registrations will take place online from 6:00 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. A registration tent will be on-site at Space Center Houston.
2. My schedule has changed, and I cannot attend the Walt Cunningham Race for Space. Can I get a refund?
If you are unable to attend the race, thank you for your donation to Be An Angel. Refunds will not be issued.
3. Where can I park on race day?
FREE parking will be offered on race day at Space Center Houston. There will be a QR code that you must scan to exit the property for free on race day.
4. If I am timed, how do I wear my bib?
Your bib contains your timing chip. Pin your bib number on the front of your shirt so that it is visible. Safety pins will be available on race day. If you want to be timed, DO NOT wear someone else’s bib/chip.
5. Where can I find a restroom or medical services?
Restrooms are located in the Space Center Houston parking lot. Medical services are located in the Methodist FIRST AID booth. If you need medical assistance on the race course, please contact a police officer at a corner and help will have medical dispatched to you immediately. Also, look for the roving Methodist team or the Houston Fire Department ambulance near the finish line area.
6. What if it rains on race day?
The Walt Cunningham Angels’ Race for Space is a rain or shine event. We will run/walk unless our Race Director calls the race due to weather conditions that might threaten the imminent safety of our runners. Race day updates will be posted on the Be An Angel Facebook page. Please check this before you leave your house on race day for the latest breaking news.
7. Are strollers allowed?
Of course! This is a family race and we welcome people of all ages. Participants with strollers will line up at the back behind walkers to ensure that everyone is safe.
8. Where is the lost and found?
All lost items will be taken to the Registration tent. After the race, all remaining lost items will be held 10 days and then discarded.
9. Where does my money go?
The Walt Cunningham Angels’ Race for Space benefits Be An Angel. It is their mission to improve the quality of life for children with multiple disabilities or profound deafness by providing needed adaptive equipment and select services. They believe that children are the heart and soul of humanity, that they represent all that is good within us, and that we can help children with special needs experience life at their fullest potential.
For more information on Be An Angel, visit www.beanangel.org
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