2019 Race Dates
Welcome to the George Bush Park FREE 5K. This race is part of the Run For Wellness FREE Race Series
Location: The race is on the George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail section between the FFPS Soccer Fields and Fry Road. The course starts on the trail by the FFPS Soccer Fields and is an out and back with a water stop at the turn around point. This is a USATF certified course with professional chip timing provided.
Parking/Restrooms: Parking is available in the park by the FFPS Soccer Fields close to the starting line of the race. A park bathroom is available 1/4 mile from the start line.
Registration: You MUST register online if you want to be chip timed. If you DO NOT want to be timed, you do not need to register. Only registered participants will be eligible for prizes and giveaways. Once you register, you are automatically assigned a bib number. You can access that bib number in your dashboard under your upcoming races tab. Please be prepared to show your bib number via your phone, a screenshot of it or you can print out the page before you arrive. Race results are loaded back up into your dashboard and you can also view the results on www.runhoustontiming.net
Other important race information: This race is on a public park trail and is not closed for our specific use. Please share the trail and be aware of other park users. We are a family friendly event and jogging strollers are allowed. Please be aware that this race is weather dependent. We are a free race that sets up the day of the race. We do hold the race in light rain but not heavy rain. We try to make the call if the event is to be cancelled by 5am the morning of the race, sooner if we can.
Directions: From I-10 exit Fry Road and go south to Westheimer Pkwy. Take a left onto Westheimer Pkwy and the entrance to the Fun Fair Positive Soccer Fields is about a 1/2 mile down on your left. Take a left at the gates and follow the road to the parking lot. There is also a map on the registration page at racenow.thehwp.org with a Get Directions button to assist you in finding the parking lot.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org