6th Annual Alex's 5K and Kid's K

5K, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Nov 5, 2016


Houston, TX


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5K Run

$25 $25 Closed

Kid's K

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

A very fun 5K and Kid's K Run. This race has a reputation as being a very positive and fun event. 100% of the race profits will go to our designated autism based charities.  In the five years the race has been held, donations have gone to organization such as Avondale House (Alex's school), Westview School, Organization for Autism Research and Autism Speaks.

RACE PURPOSE: The Bayou City Road Runners (BCRR) present the Alex’s Memorial 5K Run/Walk & Kids 1K to honor the life of Alex Jamrich. Alex, the 17 year-old Son of Milan Jamrich and Kathi Mahon, died unexpectedly one month short of his 18th birthday on May 15, 2010. Alex was autistic, and his death likely due to complications associated with autism. Alex was Kathi and Milan’s greatest joy, but his autism their greatest challenge. Friends agreed something should be done in honor of Alex’s life, as well as to promote autism awareness and raise money for research and services.

CHARITIES: The proceeds for the Third Annual Alex’s 5K Run/Walk & Kids 1K will go to non-profit autism based charities.  More information about this year's beneficiaries can be obtained through the race website:  www.alex5k.com.


· 5K Registration Fees:

o Early Registration: $25 for runners who register on or before October 15, 2016.

o Regular Registration: $30 from October 16 to November 3, 2016.

o Late Registration: $40.00 for those registering November 4, 2016 to race day.

o Registration discount of $3 available to all active HARRA members & PIM participants.

· Kids 1K Fees:

o Standard Registration: $15 for kids registered on or before November 3, 2016.

o Late Registration: $20.00 for those registering November 4, 2016 to race day.

Note: All mailed registration forms must be received by Thursday, November 3, 2016. To download a registration form, go to www.alex5k.com.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE (Saturday, November 5, 2016) 

· Race Day Packet Pickup - MacGregor Park: 7:00 - 8:00 AM

· Kid’s K Start: 8:00 am

· 5K Start: 8:30 am

VOLUNTEERS: If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please email the race director Lara Allen at larabcrr@gmail.com. Service hour certificates will be provided to those needing them for school credit.
SPONSORSHIP: Sponsorship information can be obtained on the race website (www.alex5k.com). Friendships ($100) levels of sponsorship can be provided via this registration link. However, if you are interested in a higher level of sponsorship, please contact the race director directly at larabcrr@gmail.com for more information.


This USATF Certified 5K (TX08023ETM). A very fast course, gentle turns. The end of the course ends in MacGregor Park on the running trail.  For a map of the course, go to the race website.    

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