Houston Runs You Might Like - December

Houston Runs You Might Like - December

Holiday season is here, and that means some quality time with family and loved ones. It is also time for spirited runs with great themes. Why not garb your relatives and check out one of these great runs this December?

Here is a list of road, trail, and fun runs happening in and around Houston this month.

Road Runs

Run Houston! Sugar Land

Date: December 2, 2017
Distance: 10k, 5k and 1k Kids Run

The annual Run Houston race series wraps up with the final race held at Constellation Field. The start line, finish line and post-race party happen just outside the main stadium gates. End your running year with a PB!

> Learn more about the Run Houston! Sugar Land

Trafigura Run for the House

Date: December 2, 2017
Distance: 10k and 5k

The Trafigura Run for the House is open to the entire community and celebrates the heart of the Trafigura mission – togetherness and families. Bring your whole family out for this 10K & 5K Run/Walk/Roll at Sam Houston Park. 100% of proceeds directly benefit Ronald McDonald House Houston, a loving home away from home for families with seriously ill children. 

> Learn more about the Trafigura Run for the House

Jingle Bell Run/Walk Houston

Date: December 9, 2017
Distance: 5k

When else can you run or walk a 5-kilometer route with jingle bells on your shoes? Even better - wear a holiday-themed costume. Participate with friends or co-workers and celebrate the holiday season by raising funds to help find a cure for arthritis.  

> Learn more about the Jingle Bell Run/Walk Houston

Rudolph Fun Run

Date: December 9, 2017
Distance: 10k, 5k, and 1k Fun Run

Put off holiday shopping for one more weekend and join in the Rudolph 5k Fun Run, Dasher 10k or Cupid 1k through CityCentre. You can choose to run the races timed or untimed. Soak in the holiday spirit as you run past decorations and take a post-race photo with Santa Claus!

> Learn more about the Rudolph Fun Run

Santa Hustle Galveston

Date: December 17, 2017
Distance: Half Marathon and 5k

Galveston is in for a treat as thousands of Santas race along the streets and oceanfront path. Jingle your way through the course, which will be sweetened with candy and cookies, festive music, creative Christmas images, and much more. If this doesn't get you in the holiday mood - nothing will! 

> Learn more about the Santa Hustle Galveston

Trail Runs

Brazos Bend 100 Trail Run

Date: December 9 & 10, 2017
Distance: 100-mile, 50 mile, Marathon, Half Marathon, and Relay

The Brazos Bend course is the fastest trail in Texas. The course is 99.9% flat, and the only hill is 10 feet. Other than that, you will be running on flat surfaces including, hard crushed rock, soft trail under canopy, and easy horse trails. With the ease of this trail, no wonder this event has hosted some of the fastest times in the country.

> Learn more about the Brazos Bend 100 Trail Run

Fun Runs

Girls on the Run

Date: December 9, 2017
Distance: 5k

Join inspiring girls who have been training for this special day! Run a 5K and help raise funds for Girls on the Run. This organization helps young girls become healthy and happy young woman through running!

> Learn more about Girls on the Run

Looking for More Runs?

Already familiar with these races? Go to www.runguides.com/houston/runs to view out full calendar of races happening in and around Houston during the year.

Published on Nov 20, 2017