If you are picking up your packet on Race Day, it is recommended to arrive an hour early in case of lines. Otherwise, no later than 45 minutes prior to your race start typically provides enough time to warm up, stretch and/or visit the restrooms. Please see our Event Schedule for details.
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Race management monitors the weather closely in the weeks and days leading up to the race. As safety is paramount for this race, staff will be following a comprehensive race contingency plan. This plan includes alternative options in the event weather or other issues impact the race or race course, and modification of the event is necessary to maintain participant safety and/or road opening times. Race modifications may include but are not limited to delay of race start time, shortening of race course(s), or cancellation of the event.
100% of your entry fee will be refunded until the specified deadline. We have a "no refund policy" in regards to weather cancellations of any kind as well as changes to the race after registration. Unforeseen changes can occur at any time no matter how finalized anything seems to be. Any changes made to the race are done after careful consideration, usually due to safety concerns that arise after the race has been planned. We do everything we can to create a better, safer, more enjoyable experience for all participants. Entry fees are not transferable between years. No exceptions will be made to this policy. Transfers must be completed by the specified deadline.
Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas participants will receive a T-shirt and hat. Participants competing in the 3.1 Armadillo Run will receive a T-shirt. One 4 Texas participants will receive a T-shirt. All participants will receive a race bib at packet pickup, as well as post-race food and beverages and a finisher's medal upon crossing the finish line.
Yes, the race will be capped. The 10-mile race will be capped at 850; the 5K at 500; and the One 4 Texas at 200.
No. Participants will need to remove all existing chips, D-tags or bib tags from previous races to avoid potential timing issues.
You may keep it or throw it out. Race management will not need it back.
No. Parking is FREE.
This will depend on your personal needs. All participants must bring their race bib, which must be visibly worn. Recommended items include water bottle, small pre-race snack, changes of clothes for after the race, recovery nutrition, endurance fuel such as Gu packets, race belt, hat/visor, sunglasses, sunscreen and/or rain/winter gear. Check the forecast to determine if you should dress up or down according to the current weather conditions.
Headphones are permitted, but STRONGLY discouraged. Participants who choose to wear headphones must remain aware of race officials, traffic and other runners.
Pets are not permitted on the course, but are welcome at the Venue as long as they are leashed, picked up after and owner-controlled at all times. Participants caught with a pet on the course will be disqualified.
No. Any non-registered pacers will be stopped immediately, and the person they are pacing will be disqualified.
Restrooms are located inside Northshore Park. Port-a-lets will also be positioned on the course. See maps for exact locations.
The start and finish line is in the Northshore Park parking lot.
Spectators can print course maps to plan where they want to watch prior to the race start time(s). The start and finish line is a great place to cheer on your runner and watch other participants as they cross the finish line. Other popular places along the route include The Woodlands Waterway and Town Green Park. Spectators must be mindful of vehicular traffic and participants along the course. See maps for details.
Yes. The "Texas-sized" Post-Race Party will provide athletes food, drink and music.
The Post-Race Party will take place at Northshore Park. The athlete food area will be located in the pavilion area on the south side of the park. After getting your food and drinks, head to the stage area to enjoy music and sponsor booths.
You will need your race bib to access the Athlete Food Tent.
There are limited quantities of each size. Shirt sizes are available on a first-come, first-served basis based on the size you registered for. Participants will not be able to switch shirt sizes at packet pickup. If you would like to switch your shirt size, you may only do so on Race Day by visiting the Packet Pickup Tent.