November 4, 2017 – Race Day Schedule

6:30 A.M. to 7:45 A.M.:  Race Day Registration/Packet Pickup

8:00 A.M.:   Kids’ K Start

Egg Hunt and Kids’ Activities immediately after the Kids’ K

8:20 A.M.: Hand-Cycle/Pushrim 5K race start

8:30 A.M.:  Run/Walk Race Start  

~8:45 A.M.:  Post Race Party to follow the race.

For the safety of the runners, no strollers or pets please.


Location & Directions


Location: MacGregor Park, Houston, TX,  5225 Calhoun Rd
Houston, TX 77021

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/VEjSH


MAPAlex's 5K course

  • This USATF Certified 5K (TX08023ETM) course is a single loop and is fast and flat.
  • Water will be provided near the start/finish area along the course.
  • A pdf file of the course map can be found here.

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All runners will be treated to a post race party featuring food, soft drinks and beer after the race. Special kids’ activities, including our signature “EggStravaganza” Egg Hunt, are also featured.


  • On-line at   https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/Houston/Alexs5K or
  • Download and mail your completed registration form and check (must be received by November 02, 2017) to Alex 5K, c/o Bayou City Road Runners; PO Box 66196; Houston, TX  77266-0196.
  • Hand-Cycle/Pushrim participants registering online will be prompted for inclusion in this division during registration process. Mail-in entries specify by writing “hand-cycle” or “wheelchair” division on form.
  • Register in person at Packet Pick-up (see dates, places and times below)

5K Entry Fees

  • Early Bird Special until September 5, 2017: $20.00
  • Early Registration until October 14, 2017: $25.00
  • Standard Registration (October 15 – November 03, 2017):  $30
  • Late Registration (November 04, 2017,  Race Day): $40.00
  • Registration discount of $3 available to all active HARRA members and PIM participants.
  • Note: Since this course is in a flood plain, the event may have to be modified or canceled due to weather. There will be NO REFUNDS.

Kids’ 1K Fees

  • Early Registration Through November 03, 2017: $15
  • Late Race Day Registration (November 04, 2017): $20.00
  • Register online here

Mailed registration forms must be received by November 2nd, 2017.

Packet Pick-up and Late Registration:

  • Wednesday November 1, 6PM to 7:30PM: At Memorial Park Running Trail Center (on the northwest corner of Memorial Drive and West Memorial Loop Drive), N Picnic Ln, Houston, TX 77007 (directionsMAP
  • Friday November 03, 12-6PM: Fleet Feet Rice Village, 2408 Rice Blvd, Houston, TX 77005 (directions)


Race Day Packet Pickup/Registration: MacGregor Park, November 04 (6:30-7:45 AM)


  • Awards will be presented to the Overall Male & Female and 1st Place Masters Male & Female. In addition to a custom made award tile, each will receive $100 CASH!
  • Age Division prizes will be awarded to the following 1st through 3rd place Male & Female finishers in the following categories: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and Older.
  • Hand-Cycle/Wheelchair Division prizes TBA.

RRCA Texas State 5K Championship Awards

The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) will award the top performing runners in the open, masters (40+), grand masters (50+), and senior grand masters (60+) categories for both men and women.


Door Prizes

Door prizes for Race/Walk participants  to be announced

If you would like to donate a door prize for the race, contact Rosie Schmandt at rschmandt@yahoo.com

Race Day Photography – TBA

Videography by:



If you have additional questions, please contact

Race Director, Lara Allen at :  larabcrr@gmail.com


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