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World Water Day 5k


Sat March 25 2017
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Location: Houston, TX US 77045 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Virtual Race, Walk Only
Events
Event Time Price Details
World Water Day 5k
Time
8:00AM CDT
N/A
Virtual 5k Run/Walk N/A
Story of the Thirsty Water Walk
Time
8:15AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT
N/A
New York 5k
Time
9:00AM CDT
N/A
Place
Houston Sports Park
12131 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX US 77045
Description

Living Water International exists to serve those who lack access to safe, clean water. For the past 26 years, Living Water has completed over 17,000 water projects in more than 20 countries, bringing water, for life, in Jesus name to millions! We invite you to join us in Houston, or wherever you live, as we celebrate World Water Day 2017 and raise money for a new water project in Liberia. This will be a great event for the whole family!

About the Event
Saturday, March 25, 2017

The 5k Run/Walk will be a chip timed race with awards for the top 3 in each age group. The race starts at 8am, and the course includes paved roads and grass fields. There will be a water station at the half way point. Baby strollers are allowed but please start near the back of the corral to avoid obstructing other runners.

The "Story of the Thirsty" Water Walk will be an interactive event for the whole family. Enjoy a fun morning out as you learn what it means to walk with those in need of clean water. This event is FREE but you do need to register. Donations are appreciated. 

Please note that only children under the age of 16 need to be registered for the water walk and not adults accompanying them. There will be no mass start for the water walk. Participants are welcome to start anytime between 8:15 and 9:30am.

Post-Race Celebration

Kids bounce houses and climbing wall compliments of Camp Cho-Yeh
Food and Drinks
Vendor tents
Awards ceremony

Packet Pick-up Information

Thursday, March 23rd
12pm-6pm
Chick-fil-A at Silber and I-10
7660 Katy Freeway, Houston TX, 77024

Friday, March 24th
12pm-6pm
Green Bank
4000 Greenbriar Drive, Houston TX, 77098

If you cannot make it out on either of those days, you will be able to pick up your packet on Saturday morning at the event between 7am and 7:45am.

 

Virtual 5k

Our supporters from around the country will take to the streets on March 25th to celebrate World Water Day with us. Participate on your own, or get a group of friends together to run for the thirsty! Your participant shirts will be mailed to you before the event.

Packet Pick-up will take place on Thursday and Friday before the race and on Saturday morning at Houston Sports Park. Times and locations for packet pickup will be finalized soon!

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