Shrimp Scamper 2014

5K, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Sep 27, 2014


Galveston, TX

About This Activity

Get your teams together, outfits ready and lace up your running shoes, the 3rd Annual Shrimp Scamper 5K Fun Run & Lil’ Shrimp Scamper 1K returns Saturday, Sept. 27! In cooperation with the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival, this is your opportunity to scamper your way down the Galveston Seawall & follow it up with a day of great eats & drinks!

Items included with run registration

Festival T-shirt ($20 value)

Gumbo Tasting Cup ($12 value)

5K runners receive one free beer at early Packet Pick Up Friday, Sept. 19 ($5 value)

& ANOTHER free beer after the 5K Fun Run ($5 value)

One coupon for one 8 oz cup of Gumbo on Sunday ($8 value)

*Must be 21 or older to receive the free libations

Detailed Description

The Shrimp Scamper 5K Fun Run & Lil’ Shrimp Scamper is an event for all ages and fitness levels. Running, walking, rolling, strolling, jogging, skipping and/or marching are all permitted as this is a non-competitive, non-timed event! The only things we ask is that you JUST HAVE FUN, GET SOME EXERCISE & DRESS WILDLY!!

Skateboards, roller skates, strollers, and bikes are all welcome! Bring your dog along for the fun too!!

The run will start at Beerfoot Brewery located at 2816 Ave. R ½ Galveston, Texas 77550. Runners will head west for 5 Kilometers and then turn around and head back to the finish point at Beerfoot Brewery.

After the run, scamper on down to the Historical Strand District located at 23rd and Strand St. to partake in the Gumbo Tasting Stroll 12PM – 4PM. Don’t forget to hang onto your tasting cup!

* 5K Scampers are encouraged to stick around after the run and enjoy snacks provided by Whataburger and your one FREE beer at Beerfoot Brewery, but don’t forget the Gumbo Stroll begins at 12 downtown!

For more information about The Galveston Island Shrimp Festival, follow the link!

Packet Pickup-

Early Packet Pickup Friday, Sept. 19 @ Float Pool and Patio Bar located at 2828 Seawall, Galveston, Texas 77550 5PM – 8PM.

Day of Packet Pick Up begins at 7:30 AM @ Beerfoot Brewery


Individuals and teams can sign up online via or register as a walk up the day of the race.

With registration, runners receive an event t-shirt ($22 value), gumbo cup for the Gumbo Tasting on Saturday, Sept. 28 11AM – 3 PM ($12 value) and a surprise gift! Registrants 21 years or older will receive one free libation at the early packet pick-up and also after the run.

Teams receive a $3.00 per runner discount; so get your friends, family, co-workers, and community together for an awesome day in Galveston!

WARNING: Crazy outfits/Team Uniforms are EXTREMELY encouraged. People in normal, boring clothes will be punished with evil stares and glares for the rest of their lives ;)

What are you waiting for? Sign up today to be a Shrimp Scamper!

Due to the costs of preparation and setup, there will be NO REFUNDS for this event. The run will be done rain or shine. In the case of extreme inclement weather, a new run date will be chosen. 

Event details and schedule

Registration Opens: 5/16/14

Shrimp Scamper 5K/ Lil' Shrimp Scamper 1K

$30/$15 until 8/29/14

$35/$15 until 9/15/14

$40/$20 9/15/14 to Day of registration prices. 

Early Packet Pickup - Friday (9/19/14) at Float Pool and Patio Bar (2828 Seawall) from 5PM - 8PM. One free libation for those registered whom are 21 or older.

Please bring a vaild ID if you plan to enjoy libations.


7:30am- Day of Registration & Packet Pick-Up

8:30am- Runners to your mark and Warm-up activities

8:45am- Lil' Shrimp Scamper 1K Begins!

9:00am- Shrimp Scamper 5K Begins!!!!

After the run, stick around to enjoy snacks provided by Whataburger!


Street Parking is avaiable around the area of Beerfoot Brewery. Be aware of resedential parking signs, we don't want to upset our neighbors!  

Seawall Parking can be purchased for $1.00/ hr via internet or a phone call to the number listed on the signs. 

Please bring a vaild ID if you plan to enjoy libations.


Team uniforms, crazy costumes, tutus, and wild flare is extremely encourged!! The weather will be hot so dress accordingly.

Water and light snacks will be provided day of the run!!

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