February 17
7:15 am

Sam Houston Park Downtown

Since 1986, the Houston Bar Association has raised over $1 Million for THE CENTER. Please join us in continuing to support this worthwhile cause by participating in the 8K Race, the Children’s Run or the 1-Mile Family Walk.

1K Children’s Run 7:30 a.m.
8K Wheelchair Division 7:50 a.m.
8K Run 8:00 a.m.*
1-Mile Family Walk 8:30 a.m.
RETURNING! Race registrants receive T-Shirts with entry.

Register at

*The 8K course is certified and the 8K race is sanctioned by USATF. The 8K Run is an official Spring Series Race of the Houston Area Road Runners Association (HARRA)

Post-race party
Free food and drinks
Free yoga/stretching sessions
Free massages from Valeo PT massage therapists
Free children’s crafts: tie-dye bandanas, race medal making, and temporary tattoos
Spin the wheel for prizes at the State Farm booth
Purchase tins of delicious Gingersnap cookies from The Center’s Gingersnaps, Etc. booth
Snowcones from SnoBunny SnoBalls
Check out home decor from The Center’s Artisan Crafts booth
Shop race clothing from JOLYN Texas Running & Dryland booth
Visit the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Donor Coach for a free t-shirt with a donation
Pick up tacos from Moon Rooster food truck
Door prize drawings include an Autographed Alex Bregmann World Series Baseball and a Jeff Bagwell HOF baseball (each donated by Tristar) and an I W Marks Steel Quartz Chronograph Watch (donated by I W Marks), and many other wonderful prizes (Total door prize values over $2000)
Distribution of 8K race awards made by the Center and cash prizes