March 11, 2015 by  
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Benefiting THE CENTER, making independent and productive lives possible for those with intellectual disabilities in our community.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 7:30 a.m. Sam Houston Park – Downtown

Race events include an individual 8K race, an 8K team competition, a one-mile children’s run (12 & under), and a one mile family walk. All events begin at Sam Houston Park and are open to the public.

7:30 a.m. One-mile children’s run
7:50 a.m. 8K wheelchair start
8:00 a.m. Individual 8K and team 8K start*
8:30 a.m. Non-competitive one-mile family walk

THE CENTER is a private, nonprofit United Way agency that provides education, job training, socialization, and health care to developmentally disabled persons. Over the past 29 years, the HBA Law Week Fun Run has raised more than $1,136,400 for THE CENTER.
Join the fun and support THE CENTER at the Houston Bar Association’s 30th John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run, the only 8K race of its kind.
The post-event festivities in Sam Houston Park feature live music, refreshments, an awards ceremony honoring the winners, and drawings for prizes donated by local merchants. All participants will receive commemorative T-shirts.
Entry fees for individuals are $30 for the 8K run ($35 after March 12) and $18 for the one-mile children’s run and family walk. Three-person team entry fee is $300 ($330 after March 12).
Adopt a Walker from THE CENTER! Support the participation of residents from THE CENTER by paying the $25 entry fee for a resident to join the 1-mile walk, which includes a t-shirt, race packet and opportunity for the resident to win prizes in special drawings. Check the appropriate box on the entry form.
Registration is available online at or at one of these locations:

Thursday, March 19, 2015 (10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
Luke’s Locker
1953 West Gray – (713) 529-0786

Friday, March 20, 2015 (8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.)
3550 West Dallas / Cullen Residence Hall
(near Shepherd & Allen Parkway – call 713-759-1133 for directions)

Saturday, March 21, 2015 (6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.)
Race Day Registration at Sam Houston Park

* The 8K course is certified (TX02104ETM) and the 8K race is sanctioned by the GAAC. The 8K Run is an official Spring Series Race of the Houston Area Road Runners Association (HARRA) and a sanctioned Houston Corporate Athletics Association (HCAA) event.

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