Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run - Houston

Sat September 7, 2019 Houston, TX US 77002 Directions
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EXCITING NEWS! The 2019 Houston race is moving to Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros!
Don't miss out on the fun and a chance to join us as we start the race on the Houston Astros field!

New Date! Saturday, September 7, 2019

New Venue! Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford St
Houston, TX US 77002

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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.2ndchancerun.org.

Description

Every day across the country, lives are saved and families are restored through the miracle of donation and transplantation. Even so, more than 10,000 Texan men, women and children wait for their second chance at life.

Who Will You Run For? 

Donate Life Texas and LifeGift invites you to spend a morning with our loving and supportive community, whether you walk, run, volunteer or simply cheer on the crowd.

The Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run hosted by LifeGift honors organ, eye and tissue donors in 109 Texas counties in North, Southeast and West Texas. While celebrating the lives saved and offering hope to those still waiting, the event raises awareness of the need for organ, eye and tissue donation across the state. 

Race Day Schedule

September 7, 2019

6:30 AM   Onsite Check-In and Race Village Opens
7:00 AM   Road Closures Begin
7:30 AM   5K Begins
7:45 AM   1-Mile Begins
8:45 AM   Awards Ceremonies 

Stadium Entry -

Please enter through the Right Field Entrance, located in front of Preston St.
 
Due to major league baseball rules, anyone entering the stadium will need to go through a security check point.
 
The following items are NOT ALLOWED in the Minute Maid Park:
- Food
- Drinks (Empty water bottles are allowed)
- Helium Balloons
- Pets

2ND CHANCE RUN RACE VILLAGE

The race village will be JAM-PACKED with fun vendor and activity booths and located on the concourse level of the baseball park!

  • Donor Remembrance Tent
  • Kid's Zone
  • Photo Booth
  • Games & Corn Hole
  • After Race Refreshments
  • Free Giveaways

Teams

We encourage participants to create or join a team!

Teams are a great way to honor those who gave, pay tribute to those who received, offer hope to those who continue to wait and remember the lives lost while waiting for the Gift of Life. Get creative! Make team t-shirts. The largest team will be recognized on stage after the race and receive the largest team trophy! 

Donor Remembrance Tent

To honor your loved one’s lifesaving gift, the Donor Remembrance Tent will feature a display of 2nd Chance Run Remembrance Cards. The cards measure 5 inches in height by 7 inches wide, and can be personalized with your loved one’s name, a photo, and a few words of tribute. We invite you to click the link below to complete the submission form to take part in this tribute to lifesaving donors. 

Race Contact Info

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Place
Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford St
Houston, TX US 77002
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