Here comes Santa Claus ... and another Santa, and a thousand or so more. On Dec. 15, running and walking Santas will converge on Galveston Island for the annual Santa Hustle 5K and Half Marathon.
Since today is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, it’s safe to say that quite a few people will look for gifts for the runners in their lives. Whether it’s a “big” gift or a stocking stuffer, plenty of gifts exist out there to inspire, protect or delight runners.
The La Porte race, part of the Texas Bridge Series, crosses the Fred Hartman Bridge over the Houston Ship Channel, making it the highest off-the-ground half marathon in Texas. The bridge rises to a height of 177 feet over the water.
Putting on the race, Houston’s largest single-day sporting event, takes massive numbers of volunteers, and the race committee is now recruiting. Prime volunteer jobs fill up almost as fast as the race itself.
Holiday-themed runs are hugely popular, and Halloween runs combine fun, near-perfect running conditions, and post-race candy at races old and new throughout the area.
Galveston’s seawall is always a great place for a run or a stroll, and two upcoming events prove that point. On Saturday, Sept. 28, the Shrimp Scamper 5K takes in the views from seawall, and on Friday, Oct. 4, the Walk A Mile In Their Shoes event benefiting the Resource and Crisis Center fol…
Even if it’s too soggy to run outside, the weather is still perfect for preparing for the eighth annual Daily News Press Run. That’s because in addition to running and walking, participants can compete in a costume contest, and it’s never too early to start working on pulling together the pe…
Just because the Kemah Bridge won’t host hundreds of runners this weekend doesn’t mean that all those runners will take this weekend off.
Not all college rivalries are played out on the football field. The cross-town clash between University of Houston and Rice University recruits runners and walkers to join in the battle for bragging rights at the Bayou Bucket 5K and 10K.
Did this week’s cooler, drier weather have you thinking about fall races? If it did, you might have been searching for The Daily News Press Run and wondering why it’s not on the September calendar. There’s a great reason for that: It’s on the October calendar instead!