What's New for 2013


Food Truck Village

Want to grab a taste of some of the best food in Houston?  This year's race will feature a Food Truck Village with some of the best food trucks in town.  

Presented by the Houston Press Food Blog,
"Eating Our Words" and featuring:


New and Improved Start Line

We improved the start line for you. You will still start at the same location, same time BUT.... to make the start cleaner for all, a new and improved start line is in place.


New Packet Pick Up Location

Packet pick up is at Fleet Feet, located at 2408 Rice Blvd., Houston, TX 77005 (map), at the following times:

Monday December 9          10 am-7 pm
Tuesday December 10 10 am-7 pm
Wednesday      December 11 10 am-7 pm
Thursday December 12 10 am-7 pm
Friday December 13 10 am-7 pm
Saturday December 14 10 am-6 pm
*No Race Day Packet Pick Up


Corporate Team Packet Pick Up 

Packet pick up is Monday-Wednesday at Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA by appointment only. Corporate teams must be no fewer than four members and formed on or before Sunday, December 1. Please contact Laura Wilson to schedule your packet pickup at laura.wilson@ymcahouston.org


Costume Contest

Contest will occur prior to the race. The competition will include divisions for families, individuals and children based on their age groups. Awards and prizes will be handed out to the winners.