Veterans Mesothelioma 5K Charity Run
Naylor Lot UofH Downtown
Houston, TX 77002
United States 
Sunday, November 8, 2015
8:00 AM
Event Information

Join Us in the Fight Against Mesothelioma Cancer! 

We invite you to join us for the 1st Annual Veterans Mesothelioma 5k Charity Run November 8th! Our goal is to raise funds to aid in building awareness of this deadly illness that has impacted the lives of so many military veterans and their families.

All event proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, and the West Roxbury VA.

Date: November 8, 2015

Location: The course begins at the University of Houston Downtown Naylor Parking Lot and is out and back on the Heights Hike & Bike Trail.

Map of the running course:


6:45 AM – Pre-registered check-in opens for bib #s & shirt pick-up near start/finish line, Race Day Registration opens.

7:45 AM – Race Day Registration closes.

7:50 AM – Start line assembles, final race day instructions

8:00 AM – START! 1st Annual Veterans Mesothelioma 5k Charity Run

9:10 AM – Post-race results, Awards, Raffle Prizes, Food

Early Registration up to October 24: $20 for adults and $10 for participants under 18
Late Registration from October 25th to November 7th: $25 for adults and $15 for participants under 18
Race Day Registration on November 8th: $30 for adults and $20 for participants under 18

Timing: Will be by Chip timing

Awards: Medals will be given to the top 3 overall male and female finishers. Ribbons will give given to the top 3 finishers of various age groups.

Prizes: T-shirts are guaranteed for all early registrants. There will be limited quantities available to late and race-day registrants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Also, all early registrant runners will be automatically entered to win raffle prizes donated from Houston businesses. For high school students, we're offering a $500 scholarship!! Everyone will be able to enjoy post-race breakfast burritos and snacks!

Prohibited by our liability insurance: Baby strollers, roller skates, skateboards, dogs

Join us in a day of solidarity and fun, and help us to aid U.S. military veterans in the fight against mesothelioma. Also "like" our Facebook page at


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Onsite race day registration is available starting at 6:45am and ending promptly at 7:45am.  

Please check event website for more details.Thanks!

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