Family Fun Run - The Woodlands
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Brought to you by Texas Children's Hospital and the Houston Marathon Foundation
Families with children of all abilities are invited to participate in the Grand Opening Celebration of Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands by participating in the inaugural Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands.
We are very excited to offer a second Family Fun Run at our newest community location educating and encouraging Houston-area children and their families to adopt active, healthy lifestyles!
The Family Fun Run at The Woodlands will be a 1 mile course. 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.
Registration will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17 or whenever we reach our maximum event capacity of 1,500 runners. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. Limited late registration will be available at all Packet Pick-Up days for $20 per person.
Please note that for safety reasons, all participants (including infants in strollers) must be officially registered.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Start time: 9:00 am
Please note that strollers will be in the final wave of runners, likely 15 minutes after the start time.
Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands
Located at I-45 and College Park Dr.
17600 I-45 South
The Woodlands, TX 77384
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 will be no race day registration. 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 11:00 am featuring:
- Snacks and refreshments
- Interactive booths and inflatables
- Special guests and mascots
Volunteer registration will open in January of 2017.
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.
- Download for a kid-friendly guide to prepare for the Family Fun Run.
- Review the pocket resource guide flipbook to help parents prepare their families for the Family Fun Run.
All participants will be expected to collect their race materials (t-shirt, bib, etc.) on one of the dates listed below. 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.
The two dates of Packet Pick-Up are listed below. Both will be in the conference center at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands:
- April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- April 26 from 2 to 8 p.m.
Parking will be available at the Lone Star College – Montgomery Campus in the parking garage on the northwest side of the campus. The address is 3200 College Park Drive Conroe, TX 77384.
Shuttles will run to and from the race site. Strollers are welcome onboard the shuttles. Parking will NOT be available at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands or at any adjacent facilities, unless handicap needs are highlighted in your registration. Look for signage and volunteers on race day for more details.
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
- Glass containers
- Bicycles, roller blades/skates, skateboards, etc.