HOUSTON HEIGHTS ASSOCIATION’S 29th HEIGHTS FUN RUN

April 3, 2014 by  
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6157 - Houston  Heights 5k Fun RunSaturday, June 7, 2014

Runners take your marks for one of Houston’s most popular small runs — the Houston Heights Association’s 29th Heights Fun Run, to be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014. The fast out-and-back 5K course runs along the beautifully scenic and historic Heights Boulevard. The race starts and ends at Marmion Park and includes a 5K Fun Run, a 5K Walk and a Kids 1K.

Run Wild Sports Timing will conduct the disposable chip timing for the certified 5K course.

The 5K Fun Run starts at 7:30 a.m., the 5K Walk starts at 7:35 a.m. and the Kids 1K starts at 8:30 a.m. Each kid participating in the 1K will receive an award, and each entrant will receive a commemorative 100 percent-cotton T-shirt.

The Post-Race Party will begin at 8 a.m. at Marmion Park, with the awards ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m. In addition to entertainment and door prizes, refreshments, including tacos, fresh fruit, bagels, water, coffee and more will be available.

REGISTRATION:

To register online for the Heights Fun Run, visit the Fun Run page at houstonheights.org. Online registration will open on April 7 and last through 8 p.m. on June 6. Registration is also available at Luke’s Locker on June 5-6 or at Marmion Park on race day.

The fee for the Fun Run and Walk is $25 until June 3, and $30 June 4 and after. The Kids 1K fee is $15 untilJune 3, and $20 on June 4 and after. Credit cards are accepted.

Packets may be picked up from Luke’s Locker at 1953 West Gray on June 5-6, and will also be available on race day at Marmion Park located at 18th Street and Heights Boulevard, from 6:15 a.m. to 7:15 a.m.

INFORMATION:

For more information, call the Houston Heights Association at 713-861-4002, ext. 4, or email funrun@houstonheights.org.

PROCEEDS:

The Houston Heights Association is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, and proceeds for the Fun Run go directly into the community for beautification, restoration, maintenance and education.

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