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The Apocalypse Survivors Marathon/Half Marathon
Marathon, Half Marathon Run or Walk 
Sunday, December 23, 2012  7:30 A.M.

Bear Creek Park / jogging trail by the tennis court
Address:   3535 War Memorial Dr., Houston, TX  77084

Race director: Yen Nguyen    emailrun4foodandfun@yahoo.com 713-417-3338

Entry fees:
$50 thru 11/30   $55 12/1-12/22   $65 race day       checks payable to Yen Nguyen

Registration:                    Check your registration
Online registration (click here). Mail registration form by Monday, December 17. Race day registration only with the race director's approval (print out an APPLICATION and take it to the race site an hour before the beginning of the event).

Marathon (26.2 miles), Half marathon (13.1 miles)

Course description:
2.03 mile loop. Marathon - 13 loops.  Half - 6 loops plus out and back. Run counter-clockwise on a flat paved jogging trail.  Click here for  Course Map

Course Certification: The course is certified.


Parking by the tennis court or along jogging trail on War Memorial Drive.

Race day registration:

At the park starting one hour before the event each day.   Bear Creek Park, 3535 War Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77084. Race day registration will be available if the race has not filled - please print out an APPLICATION to speed up the process.

Packet Pickup:
Near the start line between 6:45 AM and 7:15 AM on race day.

Temperatures may vary from 55-75 degrees.

Race limit:
100 participants  Check your registration   Race day registration only with the permission of the race director.

Time Limit:
8 hours. This event is walker and velocity challenged participant friendly. 

Register by 11/30 to guarantee your shirt size. 12/1-12/22 shirt size not guaranteed. Race day registration shirt is not guaranteed.

Timing will be provided by Run Houston Timing www.runhoustontiming.net  
Chips will be available for pickup starting at 6:45 am on race morning at the Bear Creek Park.  3535 War Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77084

Zombies: Are highly discouraged because we do not want our participants gnawed on.

Pre-race Announcements:
10 minutes before the start. AT THE STARTING LINE.

Race Hotel:
Holiday Inn Express
I-10 West Energy Corridor
2323 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77079
Phone: (281) 493-5626 extension 0 "In House Reservations"
Special rate: $79.99 for Friday thru Sunday (guaranteed until 12/14/12) Group TN1

Aid Stations:

Every 2.01 miles at the start/finish line. There will be water, Gatorade, pretzels, bananas and cookies available. Toilets are located near the start/finish line.

Bag Drop:
There will be a drop bag location area near the starting line.

Course Rules: 
Course will be open to the public. You should expect to see walkers, joggers, baby-strollers, zombies, etc. Please share the trail with them. Please do not run/walk more than two abreast. Yield to fast runners passing.

Parking Lot Crossings - The race does not cross any streets; however, there are a few intersections at various parking lots. Signs will be posted to make park users aware that a "Race is In Progress".   Please use caution while crossing parking lot entrances.

Absolutely no littering.


Everyone receives a finisher medal. 

Post race:
Rest up for the holidays. Sandwiches, wraps, chips, desserts, and soda will be available.

Finishing results will be available on the website.