Piney Woods 5K, 10/20 Mile and 50K Trail Run / Walk
Houston, Texas
Saturday, February 9, 2013 7:30 AM (Central Standard Time)
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About This Event
Saturday February 9, 7:30AM start for the 50K/20 miler and 9AM start for 10 Miler and 5K. All three races will be chip timed and will Start and finish at Lake Houston Park visitors cabin. The 10 Miler will run a mostly single track loop through shady pine forest. The 50K will do this 3 times possibly twice if newer trails are finished. The surface is sandy soil, with a few tree roots, the course profile is relatively flat. The 5K starts will turn off the 10 Mile course to complete a smaller loop. There will be 4 fully stocked aid stations with sports drink, water. 50K runners will have bananas, potatoes, sandwiches, soup and other snacks available at their aid stations All runners will receive a tech shirt and post race party with refreshments, beer, music and catered BBQ.
Event Hotel
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Kingwood will offer a $69/night, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Double or single occupancy. Call and ask for the 'Piney Woods Rate'. They are located at 22675 Highway 59 North Kingwood, TX 77339 281-359-2700 office
Camping is available inside the park
Go to http://www.houstontx.gov/parks/ourparks/lakehoustonpark.html for more info and to make reservatioins.
Volunteer
We are always looking for people wanting to give back by volunteering. We'd love to have help with packet stuffing, packet pick up, water stops, course marshalls, course sweep, and assistance at the start /finish. All vols get a shirt and post race food and fun. Email info@runintexas if interested.
Packet Pickup
Packet pickup will be held at Lake Houston Wilderness Park's main pavillion from 6:30am-8:45am the day of the race.
Directions from Austin
http://www.houstontx.gov/parks/ourparks/lakehoustonpark.html
Directions from San Antonio
http://www.houstontx.gov/parks/ourparks/lakehoustonpark.html
Entry Fees- 1st increase is 1-14 at midnight!! Register early and save.
50K ¦$70 through 1-14 ¦$80 through 1-26 ¦$90 after that ¦$100 on race day....... 20 Miler ¦$60 through 1-14 ¦$70 through 1-26 ¦$80 after that ¦$85 on race day....... 10 Miler ¦$55 through 1-14 ¦$65 through 1-26 ¦$75 after that ¦$80 on race day....... 5K ¦$50 through 1-14 ¦$60through 1-26 ¦$70 after that ¦$75 on race day.......
$5 Military, Police, Fire discount via mail in entry only
POLICE, FIRE, MILITARY $5 DISCOUNT AVAILABLE WITH MAIL IN ENTRIES ONLY, go to http://www.runintexas.com/piney to download entry.
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Extra BBQ meal- you may purchase an extra bbq meal for a non runner for $15 each. This includes chicken, pork, and sausage with sided and refreshments including beer for those of age. How many would you like to purchase. You may leave blank if none.$15.00 Quantity
Waiver and Release
WAIVER AND AGREEMENT (entry form not valid unless signed and dated below): I, the person submitting this entry, am aware that participating in this race event is a potentially hazardous activity, and that I (or my child, if I am signing as parent or guardian) should not so participate unless physically able. I certify that I am (or my child is) medically fit to participate, and will have sufficiently trained for the event prior to participation. I (and my child, if I am signing as parent or guardian) agree to abide by the rules and the decisions of any event officials relating to participation, and assume all risks associated with participation in the event or any associated event or activities, including (but not limited to) falls, contact with other participants, effects of the weather such as high heat and/or humidity, and traffic or road conditions, all such risks being known and appreciated. In consideration of acceptance of the entry fee, and intending to be legally bound, I (and my child, if I am signing as parent or guardian) and anyone entitled to act on my (or our) behalf, assume all risks associated with participation, and waive any and all claims whatsoever against, and fully release, (1) City of Houston, Run in Texas, Montgomery County, its agents, directors, officers and representatives, and Piney Woods 10 Mile and 5K Trail Run, (3) all race-day volunteers, and (4) all event promoters and sponsors and their representatives and successors, from any and all claims, damages, liability, or injury of any kind arising to me or by me, whether based upon negligence or any other theory of law, resulting from my (or my child’s) participation in this event. I grant full permission to any and all of the foregoing to use my (or my child’s) name, or photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, or other recordings of my (or my child’s) participation in this event, without obligation or liability to me (and my child). I also understand that my (and my child’s) entry fee is nonrefundable. I have read this agreement carefully, and understand it, and certify my agreement by my signature below. NOTE: Runners under 18 years of age must have parent’s signature (on parent’s signature line) or read and check online waiver.
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