Family Fun Run - The Woodlands

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Brought to you by Texas Children's Hospital and the Houston Marathon Foundation

Please remember our event continues rain or shine. If any inclement weather is in the area that alters our event in any way, updates will be posted to the Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands Facebook pageTexas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands Family Fun Run Facebook event page as well as the Texas Children’s Twitter account.

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 is now closed. 

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


Registration is now closed.

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 


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.

Training Guide

Packet Pick-Up

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 2nd Floor Conference Center at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. All attendees are advised to park in the parking garage located behind the outpatient building, take the sky bridge across on the second floor and walk through the outpatient building to reach the conference center. All other doors will be locked.

  • 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.

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.


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