12K of Christmas

Don’t miss this fun, Christmas-themed Houston 12K and 6K run that the whole family can enjoy! We will have hot cocoa, appearances by jolly old St. Nick and his elves, Christmas carolers and much more holiday fun!

Stay tuned for race updates from the North Pole!

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019

Start/Finish: Sam Houston Park, 1100 Bagby St, Houston, TX (map)

Race Day Schedule:

  • 7:30am - 12K and 6K Start

  • 9:15am - KidsK Start

  • Awards Ceremony (immediately following the KidsK

12Ks of Christmas include:

  • All 12K, 6K and KidsK participants will receive a t-shirt and a limited edition finishers medal!

  • Appearances by jolly old St. Nick and his elves, Christmas carolers and much more holiday fun!

  • Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies after the race

  • Join in the fun post-race with food, drink, music and more for the whole family!

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Registration Fees:

12K
$40 early registration (before 8/31/2019)
$45 regular registration (before 11/30/2019)
$55 late registration (on or after 12/1/2019)

6K
$35 early registration (before 8/31/2019)
$40 regular registration (before 11/30/2019)
$45 late registration (on or after 12/1/2019)

Kids K
$15 per child

Group Registration
Like to run with friends? Send us an email at support@houstonrunningco.com and we can customize a group registration code to simplify your packet pick up!

Registration closes at 7pm on Friday, December 20. Race day registration is not available.


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Packet Pick Up

  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 10am - 4pm at Sun and Ski Sports, - Memorial City Mall

  • Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 11pm - 7pm at Sun and Ski Sports - Westheimer

  • Race Day Packet Pick-up is available for purchase $15.

IMPORTANT: Race Day Packet Pick-up will only be available race morning for those who pre-registered, starting at 6:30am. Please be advised that race morning packet pick up can be hectic and the lines can be long. We highly recommend you pick up your packet prior to race day if at all possible.

Parking

  • More information coming soon

Results and Awards

  • All participants receive a Houston12K of Christmas finisher medal

  • 12K Overall Awards will be awarded to the top 3 men and women

  • 12K Overall Masters Awards will be awarded to the top 3 men and women

  • 12K Age Group Awards will be awarded in 5 year increments beginning at 14 and up, 15-19, 20-24 and up through 75+

  • 6K Overall Awards will be awarded to the top 3 men and women, only.

  • 6K Age Group Awards will be awarded in 10 year increments beginning at 14 and up, 15-19, 20-29 and up through 70+

Course

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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Volunteer with us!

We are looking for fun, energetic people to lend a helping hand on race day! Volunteer jobs will include water stations, post-race activities, finisher merchandise, food/beverage and more. You can expect each shift to last about 4 hours. To sign up for a volunteer shift, click the button below.