Friday, September 1, 2023

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.

BENeezy Purple Monkey Fun Run (Alvin, next on 2 Sep 2023)
Katy Back To School 5K (Katy, next on 4 Sep 2023)
Galveston Sand Crab 5K/10K (Galveston, next on 9 Sep 2023)
Chance For Hope Going Gold Fun Run (Pearland, next on 9 Sep 2023)
9/11 Heroes Run (downtown, next on 9 Sep 2023)
Run Houston! University of Houston 5K &10K (Univ of Houston, next on 9 Sep 2023)
Tunnel To Towers 5K Run & Walk Cypress (Cypress, next on 9 Sep 2023)
ZombieFest 5K Run (Lake Jackson, next on 9 Sep 2023)
Chance for Hope Going Gold Fun Run (Pearland, next on 9 Sep 2023)
Rescue Us Mission 3K Walk/Run (Sugar Land, next on 9 Sep 2023)
Addi's Faith Go Gold Race (Kingwood, next on 16 Sep 2023)
Woodforest Charity Run (Conroe, next on 16 Sep 2023)
BISD Family 5K & Kids Fun Run (Clute, next on 16 Sep 2023)
Night Moves Trail Race (Stephen F Austin State Park, last on 16-17 Sep 2023)
Toughest 10K (Kemah, next on 17 Sep 2023)
Galveston Shrimp Festival Shrimp Scamper 5K (Galveston, next on 23 Sep 2023)
Ruff Runner (Pearland, next on 23 Sep 2023)
Run to Attack Poverty 10K/5K/Kids K (Rosenberg, next on 23 Sep 2023)
Head For The Cure 5K (Pearland, next on 24 Sep 2023)
Kaylee Strong's Totally Teal Trot (Sugar Land, next on 30 Sep 2023)
Raven Run 5K (Southbelt/Ellington area/southeast Houston, next on 30 Sep 2023)
Cypress 10 Miler (Cypress, next on 1 Oct 2023)
Houston Heights Fun Run (Houston Heights, next on 7 Oct 2023)
Ainsley's Angels Texas Twilight 5K (Tomball, next on 7 Oct 2023)
Outrun Hunger 5K (Richmond, next on 7 Oct 2023)
St Thomas Family 5K, 5K-9 and Kids K (Nassau Bay, next on 7 Oct 2023)
Harvest Marathon Relay (Rice University, next on 8 Oct 2023)
Child Advocates 5K and 1K Superhero Run (CityCentre/west Houston, next on 14 Oct 2023)
Toughest 10K Galveston (Galveston, next on 15 Oct 2023)
Sugar Land Half Marathon, 10K & Family Mile (Sugar Land, next on 15 Oct 2023)
Hess Houston Corporate 5K (Memorial Park, next on 17-19 Oct 2023)
RestorationCity's Run 2 Restore (Hungerford, next on 21 Oct 2023)
Angels' Race For Space 5K (Space Center Houston, next on 21 Oct 2023)
Savannah Memorial 5K (Forest Park East Cemetary/Webster, next on 21 Oct 2023)
Celebrate Life Survivors 5K Run (Webster, next on 21 Oct 2023)
Running For Greater Things (Cypress, next on 28 Oct 2023)
Boo Dash 5K & Kids K Fun Run (Clear Lake area, next on 28 Oct 2023)
West U Halloween Dash and Kids' Fun Run (West University, next on 28 Oct 2023)
Tunnel To Towers Foundation 5K Run & Walk Southwest Houston (George Ranch Historical Park/Richmond, next on 28 Oct 2023)
Daily News Press Run (Galveston, next on 28 Oct 2023)
Houston Half Marathon & 10K  (downtown, next on 29 Oct 2023)

Alex's 5K Run/Walk & Kids' K (MacGregor Park, next on 4 Nov 2023)
Katy 10 Miler (Katy, next on 5 Nov 2023)
HMSA Classic 25K (downtown, next on 19 Nov 2023)
Autism Speaks Houston 8K/5K/1K (Sugar Land, next on 11 Nov 2023)
Explore The Falls Race (Spring, next on 11 Nov 2023)
Run For Health 5K (Nassau Bay, nexon 11 Nov 2023)
FPR Donut Dash 1 Mile Walk/Run & 5K Run (Nottingham Park/Energy Corridor, next on 11 Nov 2023)
Cypress Half Marathon & 5K (Cypress, next on 12 Nov 2023)
Bel Inizio Giving Thanks 5K/10K (Sugar Land, nexon 18 Nov 2023)
La Porte By The Bay Half Marathon (La Porte, next on 19 Nov 2023)
Baker Ripley Turkey Trot (Galleria/Uptown area, next on 23 Nov 2023)
Katy YMCA Turkey Dash (Katy, next on 23 Nov 2023)
YMCA Run Thru The Woods (The Woodlands, nexon 23 Nov 2023)
Lake Jackson Turkey Trot (Lake Jackson, nexon 23 Nov 2023)
Galveston Island Turkey Trot (Galveston, next on 23 Nov 2023)

A Charlie Brown Christmas 5K/10K Run/Walk (Energy Corridor, nexon 2 Dec 2023)
Trafigura Run for the House (downtown, next on 2 Dec 2023)
Tavola Reindeer Run (New Caney, nexon 2 Dec 2023)
Run Houston! Sugar Land (Sugar Land, next on 2 Dec 2023)
Jingle All The Way Fun Run (Danbury, next on 2 Dec 2023)
Brazos Bend 100 100M-50M-26.2M-13.1M (Brazos Bend State Park, next on 2-3 Dec 2023)
Conroe 10 Miler (Conroe, next on 3 Dec 2023)
Jingle Bell Run Houston (Houston Sports Park/south Houston, next on 9 Dec 2023)
Reindeer Fun Run (Nassau Bay, nexon 9 Dec 2023)
Rudolph Fun Run (CityCentre/west Houston, next on 9 Dec 2023)
Santa Dash 1K/5K Fun Run (Sugar Land, next on 9 Dec 2023)
Lookin For A Cure Houston 5K (Terry Hershey Park/Energy Corridor, next on 10 Dec 2023)
Santa Hustle Galveston Half Marathon & 5K (Galveston, next on 17 Dec 2023)
Candy Cane Course (Sugar Land, next on 17 Dec 2023)
Run Houston! Sam Houston Race Park (Northwest Houston/Willowbrook area, next on 6 Jan 2024)
Bridgeland 10 Miler (Cypress, next on 7 Jan 2024)
We Are Houston 5K (downtown, next on 13 Jan 2024)
Beerfooter 5K Run (Galveston, next on 13 Jan 2024)
Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon (downtown, next on 14 Jan 2024)

Sienna 10 Miler (Missouri City, next on 4 Feb 2024)
Ties & Tennis Shoes 5K (Galveston, last on 5 Feb 2022)
Katy Half Marathon & 5K (Katy, next on 10 Feb 2024)
Steps for Students 5K (downtown, next on 10 Feb 2024)
John J. Eikenburg 8K Law Week Fun Run (downtown, last on 18 Feb 2023)
Galveston Marathon & Half Marathon (Galveston, next on 25 Feb 2024)
Rodeo Run (downtown, next on 25 Feb 2023)
AGPMA Run for the Goal (Alvin, last on 26 Feb 2022) 

Bayou City Classic (downtown, next on 5 Mar 2022)
Spring ISD Fun Run and Wellness Fair (Spring, next on 5 Mar 2022)
San Jacinto Texas Independence Fun Run (La Porte, next on 5 Mar 2022) 
Interfaith Caring Ministries Superhero 5K (League City, next on 5 Mar 2022)
Generation Park 5K (NE Houston, next on 12 Mar 2022) 
Lucky Charm 5K (Katy, next on 12 Mar 2022)
Seabrook Lucky Trail 5K (Seabrook, next on 18 Mar 2022)
Run Houston! Minute Maid Park (downtown, next on 26 Mar 2022) 
Liberty Jubilee Fun Run (Dayton, next on 26 Mar 2022)
Pearland Half Marathon (Pearland, next on 27 Mar 2022)

NCAA Men's Final Four 4 Miler (downtown, last on 1 Apr 2023)
Cleft Smiles 5k Family Fun Run/Walk (The Woodlands, last on 1 Apr 2023)
March for Marrow (The Woodlands, last on 1 Apr 2023)
Fool's Run - Tuff Mutter (Clute, last on 1 Apr 2023)
Bellaire Trolley Run (Bellaire, last on 1 Apr 2023)
The Ascent - Fun Run/Walk/Roll + 5K (Generation Park/NE Houston, last on 1 Apr 2023)
CFISD Superintendent's 5K (Cypress, last on 1 Apr 2023)
Art Car IPA 5K (Fifth Ward, last on 2 Apr 2023) 
Bunny Run 5K (League City, last on 2 Apr 2023)
Raven Runners Fun Run (MacGregor Park, last on 2 Apr 2023)
Art Car IPA 5K (Greater Fifth Ward, next on 7 Apr 2024)
Yuri's Fun Run/Walk 10K/5K/Kids K (Clear Lake, last on 8 Apr 2023)
Every Village 5K (Spring Branch area, last on 8 Apr 2023)
Hatchling Hustle (Galveston, last on 15 Apr 2023)
Project Joy and Hope 5K Fun Run/Walk (La Porte, last on 15 Apr 2023)
Vintage Park 13.1 (NW Houston, last on 16 Apr 2023)
XKLusive '06K Race/Walk (Sugar Land, last on 22 Apr 2023)
Warrior Round Up Color Run (Angleton, last on 22 Apr 2023)
Tomball ISD Superintendent's Fun Run (Tomball, last on 22 Apr 2023)
Grit Fitness 5K (West Columbia, last on 22 Apr 2023)
Houston Airports Charity Fun Run (Ellington Airport, last on 22 Apr 2023)
Green6.2 (CityCentre, last on 23 Apr 2023)
Vintage Half Marathon (Klein, last on 23 Apr 2023)
Stop The Silence 5K Run/Walk (UH, last on 29 Apr 2023)
Smilin' Rylen Fun Run (Katy, last on 29 Apr 2023)
Habitat for Humanity Bay Area 5K (League City, last on 29 Apr 2023)

UST Sport Psychology 1-Mile Run (UST/Montrose area, last on 6 May 2023)
Sprint for Life (Texas Medical Center, last on 6 May 2023)
Klein ISD Education Foundation 5K and Kids Fun Run (Spring, last on 6 May 2023)
Z Krewe's 0.5K (La Marque, last on 6 May 2023)
Outrun Hunger 5K Trail Run & 1K Color Dash (Conroe, last on 7 May 2023)
Texas Crab Festival 5K (Port Bolivar, last on 13 May 2023)
Daily News Press Run - Texas City (Texas City, last on 13 May 2023)
5K Mamas Fun Run (MacGregor Park, last on 14 May 2023)
DeepRoots Vineyards Wine Dash (Plantersville, last on 20 May 2023)
DeBerry Dash (Rosharon, last on 20 May 2023)
Santa Fe Ten Memorial Run In Remembrance (Santa Fe, last on 20 May 2023)
Run Houston! Clear Lake 5K & 10K (Clear Lake, last on 21 May 2023)
Five Fifty Fifty Run/Walk for Mental Health (Tom Bass Park, last on 21 May 2023)

Harmonie Grace Foundation Annual 5K Walk/Run (MacGregor Park, last on 10 Jun 2023)
Hometown Half Marathon & 5K/10K (Sugar Land, last on 10 Jun 2023)
ZFT Run Club Run-Walk-Crawl 6-Year-Anniversary 5K (East Downtown, last on 17 Jun 2023)
The Pride Run (Greater Fifth Ward area, last on 24 Jun 2023)
Gold Star Legacy's 1st Annual Miles of Memories 5K (Conroe, last on 24 Jun 2023)

Run Wild 5K (Galleria/Uptown, last on 4 Jul 2023)
Texas Bud Heat Wave 5 Mile Run (Mont Belvieu, last on 4 Jul 2023)
Lunar Landing 5K and 1K (Clear Lake, last on 22 Jul 2023)
Mosquito Chase 5K (Clute, last on 29 Jul 2023)

Watermelon Dash (Spring Branch area, last on 5 Aug 2023)
Southern Star Brewing Co 5K (Conroe, last on 12 Aug 2023)
Summer Sizzler (Sugar Land, last on 12 Aug 2023)
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)