Alex’s 5K and Kid's K Run is a very positive, fun and family friendly event. 100% of the race profits will go to our designated autism based charities. To date, we have donated over $60,000 to local service providers such as Avondale House (Alex's school) and The Westview School, as well as national organizations dedicated to research and treatment of autism spectrum disorders such as 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 Sixth 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 4, 2016.
o Late Registration: $40.00 for those registering race day, November 5, 2016.
o Registration discount of $3 available to all active HARRA members & PIM participants. Enter HARRA or PIM at registration checkout to receive this discount. Only one coupon code can be provided to registrants.
· Kids 1K Fees:
o Standard Registration: $15 for kids registered on or before November 4, 2016.
o Late Registration: $20.00 for those registering race day, November 5, 2016.
Note: All mailed registration forms must be received by Thursday, November 3, 2016.To download a registration form, go to www.alex5k.com.
Online registration will close at 6:00 pm on November 4, 2016.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This USATF Certified 5K (TX08023ETM). A very fast course, gentle turns. The course ends in MacGregor Park on the running trail. For a map of the course, go to the race website.
Wednesday November 02, 5:30PM to 7:30PM: At Memorial Park Running Trail Center (on the northwest corner of Memorial Drive and West Memorial Loop Drive), N Picnic Ln, Houston, TX 77007. For Directions, click here.
Friday November 04, 12-6PM: Fleet Feet Rice Village, 2408 Rice Blvd, Houston, TX 77005. For directions, click here.
Race day registration and packet pickup are available..