Houston Runs You Might Like - January

Houston Runs You Might Like - January

New Years Resolutions, fitness goals, and winter inspiration are all reasons that runners get out the door during the month of January. Check out these exciting events that will make it easier to start the New Year off on the right foot.

Road Runs

Commitment Day 5K

Date: January 1, 2018
Distance: 5k

Start the year off with a 5k run. This Houston run is part of a nationwide movement to promote active lifestyle to begin the New Year. Join thousands of runners and walkers across North America for a family-friendly New Year’s Day 5K.

> Learn more about the Commitment Day 5K

Run Houston! Sam Houston Park

Date: January 1, 2018
Distance: 5k and 10k

Get a running start on your fitness resolutions with this well-organized 5k and 10k held at Sam Houston Park. It's the kickoff event for the yearly Run Houston! Race Series. This series of races was created to showcase unique venues throughout the Houston metro area. Each race features a family-friendly atmosphere and offers something for all ages and skill levels including 5k, 10k and kids 1k runs.

> Learn more about the Run Houston! Sam Houston Park Run

Chevron Houston Marathon

Date: January 14, 2018
Distance: 5k, Half Marathon, and Marathon

The Chevron Houston Marathon kicks off the running season each January on a flat, fast course around the city. Participants can also choose to run a Half Marathon or 5K. The field includes world class elite runners as well as participants of all levels. The Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon will have a protected cap of 27,000 participants, so make sure to sign up and enjoy this exciting event.

> Learn more about the Chevron Houston Marathon

USA Fit Marathon and Half Marathon

Date: January 28, 2018
Distance: 5k, Half Marathon, and Marathon

Come on out and celebrate the Memorial Hermann USA Fit Marathon, Half Marathon, and Family Friendly 5K. Welcome the marathon season with one of the best routes and post race parties you have ever been to! Whether you are a Boston Qualifier or an 8 hour finisher, you will have a heck of a good time after you cross the finish line! Celebrate the day at the post race party BBQ with plenty of delicious and healthy food! 

> Learn more about the USA Fit Marathon and Half Marathon

Fun Runs

The Super Run Houston

Date: January 6, 2018
Distance: 5k and 10k

The Super Run is a, family friendly, 5k/10K run with a Super Hero theme. Participants come dressed up in their favorite Super Hero costume. There is a 100-yard dash for the kids, so they can be superheros too. In addition to the run, a DJ will be playing family friendly music and there will be plenty games and activities for all ages.

> Learn more about The Super Run Houston

Komen Race for the Cure 5K

Date: January 27, 2018
Distance: 5k

The Komen Houston Race for the Cure raises significant funds for the breast cancer movement. Each year supporters and survivors around the world step up and take action by fundraising for the cause. The race series includes more than 140 events on four continents, with over one million participants coming together every year to take part in the fight against breast cancer.

> Learn more about the Komen Race for the Cure 5K

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 Jan 19, 2018