Monday, July 1, 2024

Houston area fun runs, 5K, 10K, half marathon, marathon races


Let's get moving, Houston!

List of in-person running events scheduled to happen within roughly 60 miles of downtown Houston. Most of these occur on an annual basis, and past dates may remain listed until the next date, if any, is available.

Run Wild 5K (Galleria/Uptown, next on 4 Jul 2024)
Texas Bud Heat Wave 5 Mile Run (Mont Belvieu, next on 4 Jul 2024)
BASF Firecracker 4 (Lake Jackson, next on 4 Jul 2024)
Houston Fourth Fest (Vintage Park area, next on 4 Jul 2024)
Lunar Landing 5K and 1K (Clear Lake area, next on 20 Jul 2024)
Mosquito Chase 5K (Clute, last on 29 Jul 2023)

Southern Star Brewing Co 5K (Conroe, next on 10 Aug 2024)
Summer Sizzler (Sugar Land, next on 11 Aug 2024)
El Chupacabra de Houston 5K/10K (Lake Houston Wilderness Park/New Caney, last on 19 Aug 2023)
Watermelon Run For The Fallen (Hempstead, last on 19 Aug 2023)
BENeezy Purple Monkey Fun Run (Alvin, next on 31 Sep 2024)

Katy Back To School 5K (Katy, nexon 2 Sep 2024)
Galveston Sand Crab 5K/10K (Galveston, next on 7 Sep 2024)
Race For Permanent Sanctuary (Sugar Land, next on 7 Sep 2024)
Chance For Hope Going Gold Fun Run (Pearland, last on 9 Sep 2023)
9/11 Heroes Run (downtown, last on 9 Sep 2023)
Tunnel To Towers 5K Run & Walk Cypress (Cypress, nexon 7 Sep 2024)
Chance for Hope Going Gold Fun Run (Pearland, nexon 7 Sep 2024)
Rescue Us Mission 3K Walk/Run (Sugar Land, last on 9 Sep 2023)
Night Moves Trail Races (Stephen F Austin State Park, nexon 14-15 Sep 2024)
Woodforest Charity Run (Conroe, nexon 21 Sep 2024)
BISD Family 5K & Kids Fun Run (Clute, nexon 28 Sep 2024)
Toughest 10K (Kemah, nexon 15 Sep 2024)
Friends of Mae S. Bruce Library Fun Run (Santa Fe, next on 21 Sep 2024)
Galveston Shrimp Festival Shrimp Scamper 5K (Galveston, nexon 28 Sep 2024)
Run to Attack Poverty 10K/5K/Kids K (Rosenberg, last on 23 Sep 2023)
Head For The Cure 5K (Pearland, nexon 29 Sep 2024)

Ainsley's Angels Texas Twilight 5K (Tomball, nexon 5 Oct 2024)
Cypress 10 Miler (Cypress, next on 6 Oct 2024)
Houston Heights Fun Run (Houston Heights, last on 7 Oct 2023)
Outrun Hunger 5K (Richmond, last on 7 Oct 2023)
St Thomas Family 5K, 5K-9 and Kids K (Nassau Bay, last on 7 Oct 2023)
Harvest Marathon Relay (Rice University, last on 8 Oct 2023)
Child Advocates 5K and 1K Superhero Run (CityCentre/west Houston, nexon 12 Oct 2024)
Sugar Land Half Marathon, 10K & Family Mile (Sugar Land, nexon 13 Oct 2024)
RestorationCity's Run 2 Restore (Hungerford, next on 19 Oct 2024)
Daily News Press Run (Galveston, next on 19 Oct 2024)
Toughest 10K Galveston (Galveston, nexon 20 Oct 2024)
Angels' Race For Space 5K (Space Center Houston, last on 21 Oct 2023)
Celebrate Life Survivors 5K Run (Webster, last on 21 Oct 2023)
Back The Blue 5K (Deer Park, last on 21 Oct 2023)
Run In The Park (Hermann Park, last on 21 Oct 2023)
Hess Houston Corporate 5K (Memorial Park, last on 22-24 Oct 2024)
Boo Dash 5K & Kids K Fun Run (Clear Lake area, nexon 26 Oct 2024)
West U Halloween Dash and Kids' Fun Run (West University, nexon 26 Oct 2024)
Houston Half Marathon & 10K  (downtown, nexon 27 Oct 2024)
Savannah Memorial 5K (Forest Park East Cemetary/Webster, next on 27 Oct 2024)
Running For Greater Things (Cypress, last on 28 Oct 2023)

Run For All (Pearland, next on 2 Nov 2024)
Alex's 5K Run/Walk & Kids' K (MacGregor Park, last on 4 Nov 2023)
Wine Turkey Trot (Spring, last on 4 Nov 2023)
Addi's Faith Go Gold Race (Kingwood, last on 4 Nov 2023)
Katy 10 Miler (Katy, last on 5 Nov 2023)
HMSA Classic 25K (downtown, last on 19 Nov 2023)
Autism Speaks Houston 8K/5K/1K (Sugar Land, last on 11 Nov 2023)
Explore The Falls Race (Spring, last on 11 Nov 2023)
Run For Health 5K (Nassau Bay, last on 11 Nov 2023)
FPR Donut Dash 1 Mile Walk/Run & 5K Run (Nottingham Park/Energy Corridor, last on 11 Nov 2023)
LPHS Project Graduation 5K (La Porte, last on 11 Nov 2023)
Cypress Half Marathon & 5K (Cypress, last on 12 Nov 2023)
Totally Teal Trot 5K Walk/Run (Sugar Land, nexon 16 Nov 2024)
Bel Inizio Giving Thanks 5K/10K (Sugar Land, last on 18 Nov 2023)
La Porte By The Bay Half Marathon (La Porte, last on 19 Nov 2023)
Sugar Land Turkey Trot (Sugar Land, last on 23 Nov 2023)
Katy YMCA Turkey Dash (Katy, last on 23 Nov 2023)
YMCA Run Thru The Woods (The Woodlands, last on 23 Nov 2023)
Lake Jackson Turkey Trot (Lake Jackson, last on 23 Nov 2023)
Galveston Island Turkey Trot (Galveston, last on 23 Nov 2023)
Bay Area Turkey Trot (Clear Lake area, last on 23 Nov 2023)

A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K/10K Run/Walk (Energy Corridor, last on 2 Dec 2023)
Trafigura Run for the House (downtown, last on 2 Dec 2023)
Flapjack Fun Run 5K (Friendswood, last on 2 Dec 2023)
Tavola Reindeer Run (New Caney, last on 2 Dec 2023)
Run Houston! Sugar Land (Sugar Land, last on 2 Dec 2023)
Jingle All The Way Fun Run (Danbury, last on 2 Dec 2023)
Candy Cane Fun Run (Cypress, last on 2 Dec 2023)
Jingle Bear Run (Clear Lake Area, last on 2 Dec 2023)
Brazos Bend 100 100M-50M-26.2M-13.1M (Brazos Bend State Park, last on 2-3 Dec 2023)
Conroe 10 Miler (Conroe, last on 3 Dec 2023)
ZombieFest 5K Run (Lake Jackson, next on 7 Sep 2024)
Jingle Bell Run Houston (Houston Sports Park/south Houston, last on 9 Dec 2023)
Reindeer Fun Run (Nassau Bay, last on 9 Dec 2023)
Rudolph Fun Run (CityCentre/west Houston, last on 9 Dec 2023)
Santa Dash 1K/5K Fun Run (Sugar Land, last on 9 Dec 2023)
Kardia Reindeer Run (Klein area, last on 9 Dec 2023)
ZombieFest 5K Run (Lake Jackson, last on 9 Dec 2023)
Lookin For A Cure Houston 5K (Terry Hershey Park/Energy Corridor, last on 10 Dec 2023)
Jingle Bell Fun Run (Angleton, last on 16 Dec 2023)
Santa Hustle Galveston Half Marathon & 5K (Galveston, last on 17 Dec 2023)
Candy Cane Course (Sugar Land, last on 17 Dec 2023)
Resolution Run Houston (downtown, last on 31 Dec 2023)
Katy Westlake 5K Fun Run/Walk (Katy, last on 31 Dec 2023)

Vintage Park New Year's Day Classic (Willowbrook area, last on 1 Jan 2024)
Texas Marathon (Kingwood, last on 1 Jan 2024)
Run Houston! Sam Houston Race Park (Northwest Houston/Willowbrook area, last on 6 Jan 2024)
Texas Exes Lone Star Stampede (Katy area, last on 6 Jan 2024)
College Football Playoff Trophy Trot (downtown, last on 7 Jan 2024)
Bridgeland 10 Miler (Cypress, last on 7 Jan 2024)
We Are Houston 5K (downtown, last on 13 Jan 2024)
Beerfooter 5K Run (Galveston, last on 13 Jan 2024)
Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon (downtown, last on 14 Jan 2024)
Bearkat Bash (Klein, last on 3 Feb 2024)
Sienna 10 Miler (Missouri City, last on 4 Feb 2024)
Katy Half Marathon & 5K (Katy, last on 10 Feb 2024)
Steps for Students 5K (downtown, last on 10 Feb 2024)
John J. Eikenburg 8K Law Week Fun Run (downtown, last on 17 Feb 2024)
Mad Dash for Missions (Spring, last on 17 Feb 2024)
Ties & Tennis Shoes 5K (Galveston, last on 17 Feb 2024)
JSL Mardi Gras Color Run (Lake Jackson, last on 17 Feb 2024)
HCHD Foundation TexasMedRun (Texas Medical Center, last on 17 Feb 2024)
Graeme's Run (Katy, last on 24 Feb 2024)
Rodeo Run (downtown, last on 24 Feb 2024)
Couple Shuffle (Sugar Land, last on 24 Feb 2024)
OEC Fun Run (Sugar Land, last on 24 Feb 2024)
Galveston Marathon & Half Marathon (Galveston, last on 25 Feb 2024)
Pearland Half Marathon (Pearland, last on 25 Feb 2024)

Bayou City Classic (downtown, last on 2 Mar 2024)
The Woodlands Marathon (The Woodlands, last on 2 Mar 2024)
San Felipe Shootout (Stephen F. Austin State Park, last on 2 Mar 2024)
Preventive Medicine Initiative 5K (Galveston, last on 2 Mar 2024)
Spring ISD Fun Run (Spring, last on 2 Mar 2024)
Seabrook Lucky Trail 5K (Seabrook, last on 15 Mar 2024)
Seabrook Lucky Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, and Relay (Seabrook, last on 16 Mar 2024)
Seabrook Lucky Trail Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, 5K and Relay (Seabrook, last on 17 Mar 2024)
Poppy's Run For Life (Greater Fifth Ward area, last on 17 Mar 2024)
Cleft Smiles 5k Family Fun Run/Walk (The Woodlands, last on 23 Mar 2024)
Hatchling Hustle (Galveston, last on 23 Mar 2024)
Run Houston! Minute Maid Park (downtown, last on 24 Mar 2024) 
The Ascent - Fun Run/Walk/Roll + 5K (Generation Park/NE Houston, last on 30 Mar 2024)
Yuri's Fun Run/Walk 10K/5K/Kids K (Clear Lake, last on 30 Mar 2024)
Green6.2 (CityCentre, last on 30 Mar 2024)

Bellaire Trolley Run (Bellaire, lason 6 Apr 2024)
Pearland Holi Color Run (Pearland, last on 6 Apr 2024)
Sienna Race For the Rosé (Missouri City, last on 6 Apr 2024)
March For Marrow 5K & 1 Mile Walk (The Woodlands, last on 6 Apr 2024)
Art Car IPA 5K (Greater Fifth Ward, lason 7 Apr 2024)
Project Joy and Hope 5K Fun Run/Walk (La Porte, lason 13 Apr 2024)
Run For The Rose (Rice University, last on 14 Apr 2024)
XKLusive '06K Race/Walk (Sugar Land, lason 20 Apr 2024)
Tomball ISD Superintendent's Fun Run (Tomball, lason 13 Apr 2024)
Grit Fitness 5K (West Columbia, lason 13 Apr 2024)
Stop The Silence 5K Run/Walk (UH, lason 20 Apr 2024)
DeBerry Dash (Rosharon, last on 20 Apr 2024)
Vintage Park 13.1 (NW Houston, lason 21 Apr 2024)
Smilin' Rylen Fun Run (Katy, lason 27 Apr 2024)
Harris County Employee Color Run 5K (Alexander Deussen Park, last on 27 Apr 2024)
Strides For Schools Fun Run (Deer Park, last on 27 Apr 2024)
Raven Runners Fun Run (MacGregor Park, last on 28 Apr 2024)
Vintage Half Marathon (Klein, lason 28 Apr 2024)

Sprint for Life (Texas Medical Center, last on 4 May 2024)
Klein ISD Education Foundation 5K and Kids Fun Run (Spring, last on 4 May 2024)
Z Krewe's 0.5K (Clear Lake Shores, last on 4 May 2024)
Aliens vs. Astronauts (Clear Lake area, last on 4 May 2024)
Texas Crab Festival 5K (Port Bolivar, last on 11 May 2024)
Sterling High School Project Graduation 5K Color Run (Baytown, last on 11 May 2024)
Cookie Run for a Cause 5K (Montgomery, last on 11 May 2024)
5K Mamas Fun Run (MacGregor Park, last on 12 May 2024)
Daily News Press Run - Texas City (Texas City, last on 18 May 2024)
WHAM Spring Dash 5K-1K (Westchase area, last on 18 May 2024)
Santa Fe Ten Memorial Run In Remembrance (Hitchcock, last on 18 May 2024)
Houston Humane Society 42nd Annual K-9 Fun Run + Walk (Mason Park, last on 18 May 2024)
Run Houston! Clear Lake 5K & 10K (Clear Lake, last on 19 May 2024)
Ark Gulf Coast Youth Camp Fundraiser (League City, last on 26 May 2024)

Donot Stop 5K/10K (Sugar Land, last on 2 Jun 2024)
Red, White and Blue Half Marathon (Sugar Land, last on 2 Jun 2024)
Houston Global Running Day 5K (downtown, last on 5 Jun 2024)
The Big Run (Vintage Park area, last on 5 Jun 2024)
Outrun Hunger 5K Trail Run & 1K Color Dash (Conroe, last on 8 Jun 2024)
Hometown Half Marathon & 5K/10K (downtown, last on 9 Jun 2024)
ZFT Run Club Run-Walk-Crawl 6-Year-Anniversary 5K (East Downtown, last on 15 Jun 2024)
The Freedom Walk/Run (Emancipation Park, last on 15 Jun 2024)
HBCU Blue Love 5K Walk Run (MacGregor Park, last on 15 Jun 2024)
Houston Stars & Stripes Half Marathon, 10K & 5K (downtown, last on 22 Jun 2024)
The Pride Run (Greater Fifth Ward area, last on 29 Jun 2024)
Harmonie Grace Foundation Annual Celebration (MacGregor Park, last on 29 Jun 2024)