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Texas Children's Hospital 2020 West Campus Fun Run

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Brought to you by Texas Children's Hospital and the Houston Marathon Foundation

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Families with children of all abilities are invited to participate in the Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. We are very excited to celebrate our 8th year educating and encouraging Houston-area children and their families to adopt active, healthy lifestyles!

Are you ready to run?


The Family Fun Run at West Campus will include both a 1K and 3K course. You can choose your desired course on race day.

Participants of all abilities, including those needing walkers and wheelchairs, are welcome. There will not be prizes given for top finishers; all will receive an award for participating! The race will take place rain or shine. For safety reasons, dogs, wagons, bikes, skates and rollerblades are NOT allowed on the race course.

Please note this is a family race, not a kids race. All members of your family must be registered to walk/run together. No children are allowed to participate without an adult over 18 years of age.

  • Schedule of Events

    Saturday, April 4, 2020
    Start time: 9:00 am
    H-E-B® Family Fun Zone until noon
    Please note that strollers will be in the final wave of runners, likely 20-30 minutes after the start time.

  • Location

    Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus
    Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress
    18200 Katy Freeway
    Houston, TX 77094

    Click here for directions

  • Registration

    Registration is a flat fee of $8 per person.
    Registration deadline (March 23, 2020 at 5 p.m.)

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    For security and safety purposes, we ask that only registered Family Fun Run participants attend on race day. All participants, regardless of age, must be registered (including infants in strollers, etc.). Please, no spectators or guests that are not registered. There are no refunds or transfers. Adjustments to your list of participants are not allowed after submitting your registration. We are sorry, there are no discounts available for Texas Children's employees.

  • H-E-B® Family Fun Zone

    Post-race Family Fun Zone, presented by H-E-B®, open until noon featuring:
    • Snacks and refreshments
    • More than 25 attractions spread throughout the Adventure, Creative, Toddler and Wellness Zones
    • Special guests and mascots

  • Volunteers

    Volunteer registration will open in February.

    Opportunities to volunteer are available for packet stuffing, packet pick-up, day before set-up and race day. For safety reasons, all volunteers must be registered. If you plan to volunteer, please ensure you can stay for your full shift. Please do not bring any family members or young children unless they are also actively volunteering.

    The minimum age to volunteer is 12.

    A t-shirt will be provided to all volunteers to wear during their shift.

    Questions specific to volunteering for our event? Please e-mail volunteers@houstonmarathon.com

  • Girl Scout Patches

    All Girl Scouts who participate in the Fun Run can earn a patch. Just make sure to indicate that your daughter is a Girl Scout during registration. All patches can be picked up after the Fun Run at the end of the finish line chute.

  • Packet Pick-Up

    The three dates and locations of Packet Pick-Up are:
    • Saturday, March 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus (1st floor lobby)
    • Wednesday, April 1 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus (1st floor conference room)
    • Friday, April 3 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus (1st floor conference room)

    All participants will be expected to collect their race materials (t-shirt, bib, etc.) on one of the dates listed above. One participant of a team/family may pick up the materials for the entire team/family. You may also have a third-party pick up your materials if you are unable. All groups larger than 10 people should plan to attend the first date of packet pick-up. We will have extra accommodations for group packet pick-up on that date only.

  • Parking

    Parking will be available at the following locations with shuttles to and from the race site. Strollers are welcome onboard the shuttles. We can also accommodate drop off at West Campus for those bringing small, infant children who may feel uncomfortable riding with them on the shuttles. If you plan to utilize the drop off, please ensure your child and belongings are accompanied by an adult, and allow yourself plenty of time to move your car to one of the off-site locations and shuttle back. Parking will NOT be available at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus or Methodist West Houston Hospital. Look for signage and volunteers on race day for more details.

    Wood Group Mustang
    Easily accessed from Houston Chronicle Blvd. and/or Barker Cypress Rd.
    · 17420 Katy Freeway (surface parking lot)
    · 17404 Katy Freeway (parking garage)
    · 17420 Park Row (surface parking lot)
    · 17305 Park Row (parking garage)

    Second Baptist Church West Between Fry and Greenhouse Rd. on the south side service road.
    • 19449 Katy Freeway (surface parking lot)

  • Prohibited Items

    For the safety of our runners, volunteers and vendors, the following items are prohibited:
    • Firearms or weapons of any kind (including, but not limited to knives, mace, Tasers, hammers, bats, sharp objects and all illegal weapons)
    • Unmanned aircraft systems, drones or photography mini-copters
    • Flammable liquids, fuel, fireworks, flare guns or explosives
    • Alcoholic beverages and illegal substances of any kind
    • Animals or pets
    • Wagons
    • Glass containers
    • Coolers
    • Bicycles, roller blades/skates, skateboards, etc.

Texas Children's Hospital 2020 West Campus Fun Run

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2020-04-04 09:00:00 2020-04-04 11:59:00 America/Chicago 2020 Texas Children's Hospital Family Fun Run Brought to you by Texas Children's Hospital and the Houston Marathon Foundation. Check the Facebook event for last minute updates. Questions? E-mail funrunwest@texaschildrens.org Texas Children's Hospital West Campus Texas Children's Hospital West Campus funrunwest@texaschildrens.org


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