DECEMBER 1, 2019
 Alexander Deussen Park.  14899 Deussen Parkway. Houston, 77044.

Start Time 

8:00 AM Half Marathon and Relay
8:15 AM 5K


Race Fees

Half Marathon     before 8/1 $80     8/1-10/31 $90     11/1-11/30 $100    Race Day $120
Half Marathon Relay     before 8/1 $110     8/1-10/31 $120     11/1-11/30 $130   Race Day $140
RunGirl 5K     before 8/1 $45     8/1-10/31 $50     11/1-11/30 $55   Race Day $60


Please following the parking directions on race day morning and park as directed. The main lot is at the boat dock area. There are other smaller parking areas around the park.


The Courses

  Click Here   HALF AND RELAY MAP 

(There is a change to the half course this year due to part of Eisenhower park being closed because one of the roads is washed out...please look and the map and make yourself aware of the course.)


All participants are responsible for making sure you know the course.  The volunteers are out there to direct you but it is not their responsibility to know the race course.   

The Start/Race

The 13.1 mile will start on the road in front of the Open Air Pavilion. The half race starts at 8:00 sharp and the 5K starts at 8:15am. Listen for last minute instructions, course or weather information. Water/aid stations will be located around miles 1.5, 3, 4.5, 5.5, 7, 9, 10.5 and 11.5 mile marks on the course. There will be water and Gatorade on the course. If you need something specific, please carry it with you. There will be portable toilets positioned along the course along with several park restroom facilities. Water/medical aid will also be located at the finish area. Only registered runners allowed on the course. The course is two loops.  


Packet Pick Up
Nov 29th @ Bike Barn 5339 Weslayan St, Houston, TX 77005   10:00-1:00
Nov 29th @ On The Run 2427 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058  3:00-6:00
Nov 30th @ Alexander Duessen Park Cook House 14899 Deussen Parkway. Houston, 77044 1:00-4:00 (The cookhouse is located at the end of Deussen Parkway by the large open air pavilion.  It is a small brown building inside the chain link fencing around the open air pavilion)
Race Day @ Deussen Cookhouse 6:30am-7:30am


Race Number and Chips

Your race number must be worn on the front of your body. The timing device will be attached to your race number and handed out with your packet.  It is a disposable tag. DO NOT REMOVE THE TAG FROM YOUR RACE BIB.  Do not fold or cut your race bib.  Do not cover with clothing. It must be visible.  You will not receive a time if it is altered in any way.


2 Person Relay

The halfway mark is at 6.55 miles. There will be a chip mat for the relay participants to run over and tag the second runner.  The second runner should be waiting on the other side of the mat. THE SECOND RUNNER MUST BE CAREFUL TO STAY CLEAR OF THE TIMING MAT UNTIL THE FIRST RUNNER CROSSES. Relay members are responsible for getting to and from the hand off area which is very close to the start line.  The first relay runner will receive their medal at the handoff point.   


The 13.1 mile run will run through Deussen Park and Eisenhower Park.  It will be a 2 loop course with Water, Gatorade and other items every 1.5 miles along the course.This is a USATF sanctioned event.  All participants will be required to sign a waiver.
Time Limit
You must complete the 13.1 mile course in 3.5 hours.  We will try to be lenient with this since we want everyone to finish.


Race Swag

All finisher's will receive a custom finisher's medal and finisher's glass.  All participant's will receive a women's specific shirt, boa, mimosa (over 21), and other cool goodies.  We try to find the cutest stuff for our RunGirl participants.  Give aways in the past have been socks, visors, hats, bags, Polar water bottles, sunglasses, lunch bags, necklaces, etc.


Finish Area

Upon crossing the finish line timing mat, your time will automatically be recorded. DO NOT STOP after you cross the Finish Line. Please move through the Finish area to receive water and medal.

Post Race
Post race will take place under the covered open air pavilion.  Awards will be given at that time.  There will be food and drink available for participants.  You will need your wrist band to receive your mimosa.  Under age participants will receive orange juice.  There will also be post race massage and FREE photo box photos available.

All finishers will receive a custom RunGirl medal with detachable charm.  Awards for the Half will be given to overall finisher, overall master finisher and 5 deep in 5 year age groups.  Relay awards will be given to the top 5 relays.  5K awards will be given 3 deep.  
You will only be given the shirt you registered for...no exchanges until race day.  Please size up if you like your shirts roomy.  These are women's cut shirts.
This race will be timed by FTR Timing. You will be required to wear a timing chip to cross the finish line. CHIPS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED WITH YOUR PACKET.  They will be attached to the back of your race number.  Number must be visible as you cross the finish line.  Do not bend, remove or tamper with the timing chip as this may cause it to malfunction.


La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston Channelview
5520 East Sam Houston Pkwy North
Houston, TX 77015
Phone: 1-281-452-4402

Holiday Inn Express Atascocita - Humble - Kingwood
5619 FM 1960, Humble, TX 77346
Phone:(281) 964-1300


Information: For questions, please email cgodfrey@spectrumwater.com or idutri2@prodigy.net



Refund Policy: NO refunds or transfers for races.  The race directors shall make a decision concerning the safety of the participants in the event any portion of the race or the entire race need to be cancelled for weather or any reason out of their control.

Sponsors: TRIGIRL SPORTS, Valeo PT and Cryo, and On The Run


2018 Half Marathon Race Results

2018 5K Results

2018 Half Marathon Relay Race Results