11/23/2019 08:00 (Saturday)
Join Us for The Giving Thanks 5K/10K & 1K Kids' Fun Run benefiting Bel Inizio
The Giving Thanks 5K Fun Run and Competitive 10K is about having a fun-filled race experience while giving thanks for all we have. $150 prize award for the fastest male and female 10K!
These prizes are sponsored by "Network in Action - Moose Rosenfeld, Galleria, Bellaire, and Memorial Park Group."
This is a great 5K/10K for runners, walkers, and families. We also have a 1K Kids' Fun Run.
~ Awesome race T-shirts ~ Great Food ~ Kids' Fall Festival ~
Race Party at the Finish
All proceeds from this race support Bel Inizio ~ helping women living in transitional housing improve their self-esteem and life skills through exercise and nutrition education.
Great PARTY at the finish line. We will be serving delicious food!
Perks and Goodies
We have a lot of amazing things at this race but here are the top:
Starbucks coffee and Panera bagels.
Medals for 5K/10K/Kids' K finishers
Socks for the Homeless
Once again we are collecting new, white, men's tube socks for the homeless. Last year we collected 200 pair. Let's break that record!
5K (USATF Certification TX18062LAB)
$30 Early ~ AUG 31
$35 SEPT 1 ~ NOV 22
$40 Race Morning
10K (USATF Certification TX18062LAB)
$35 Early ~ AUG 31
$40 SEPT 1 ~ NOV 22
$45 Race Morning
1K Kids' Fun Run (ages 12 and under)
Virtual race packets must be picked up at packet pick-up. No packets will be delivered or mailed.
First Aid and Medical
St. Michael's Emergency Room is providing first aid and medical care at the Giving Thank 5K/10K. Like them @stmichaelsemergencyrooms.
Join Team Bel Inizio
Choose Bel Inizio as your Reason2Race, and support us in making a difference for the women Bel Inizio serves. Being on Team Bel Inizio will provide you with the support and incentive to train harder and race faster while supporting others in the process. By sharing your goal with friends and family you will raise awareness and funds for this excellent cause. There is no cost to be a part of Team Bel Inizio and no fundraising minimum but lots of perks for joining! Go to https://my.reason2race.com/cause/BelInizio/GivingThanks5K10K2019 to create your page and learn more.
2019 Race Sponsors
Want to be a sponsor? - Good publicity and a life changing cause. Please email Theresa.Strong@Bel-Inizio.org if your company would like to be a race sponsor.
Race photos, taken by Bill Baumeyer Photography will be uploaded to Bel Inizio's Facebook event for your free download.
Giving Thanks t-shirts are super great black high quality 100% cotton and will be distributed at packet pick up.
5K/10K race options include chip timing. Preliminary results will be posted on site. Chips will be attached to 5K/10K bibs and do not need to be returned. Results can be found online at Run Houston Timing same day.
Packet Pick Up and Registration
Thursday, November 21, REV 365, 16322-A Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, Texas 10 am - 5 pm
Friday, November 22, Finish Line Sports, 13895 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday, November 23, Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479 - 6:30 am - 8:15 am.
No deferrals and no packets mailed, even for the Virtual Race.
Note that GPS systems often error in giving directions to Sugar Land Memorial Park. The race will be held at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd., Sugar Land, Texas 77479. Take 59 South and exit University Blvd. heading south. Entrance to Sugar Land Memorial Park will be at University Blvd. and Commonwealth Blvd. – turn right into the park.
Parking is limited at Sugar Land Memorial Park. Offsite parking is available at Commonwealth Elementary School, 4909 Commonwealth Blvd, Sugar Land, TX, 77479, about one mile from the race site. Please carpool if possible. The race will begin near the pavilion immediately to the right when entering Sugar Land Memorial Park. Additional parking is further ahead to the left. Please do not park in front of the dog park.