This is not your normal 1 mile & 5k. We are here to make history..HELP US SET A WORLD RECORD! "Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Astronauts." Saturday, April 14, 2018. Open to all! Record and Races will take place at the Gilruth Center, off of Space Center Blvd., Houston, TX, 77058. NEW this year is a team of 3 may enroll.
All parking will at the Gilruth Center at no charge. Parking is limited to the north, south, and east lots.
7:30am - Check-in starts
8:15am - World record rules announcements
8:30am - Record attempt
8:55am - National Anthem
9am - 1 mile and 5k race countdown and launch
9:45am - Awards presentation
(to be eligible for an award, there is a 40 minute cutoff on the individual 5k and a combined 3 person team time of 120 minutes. 1 mile participants are not eligible for an award)
Top three 5k male & female finishers in each division will receive special trophies:
20 and under
The top three teams (3 persons) who have the lowest combined score will receive a team trophy. A person is eligible for both and may receive an individual 5k award and a team 5k award.
*Several hydration stations and road guards will be stationed around both the 1 mile and 5k course for participant safety.
WORLD RECORD RULES
We will be attempting a world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as astronauts. The record rules will be announced at 8:15am near the starting line. The record attempt will begin at 8:30am near the starting line. The world record will be photographed and videoed. We encourage all participants to participate in the world record attempt following these guidelines:
1. Wear an astronaut helmet
2. Wear a suit (covering the body)
3. Wear gloves
4. Wear boots
For ideas to create your homemade astronaut uniform visit:
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 1 MILE EVENT
($25 - Early Registration ends March 21)
($30 - Late Registration. Not guaranteed a shirt)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 5K EVENT
($40 - Early Registration ends March 21)
($50 - Late registration. Not guaranteed a shirt)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER A TEAM OF 3 PERSONS FOR THE 5K EVENT
($115 - Early Registration ends March 21)
($145 - Late Registration. Not guaranteed a shirt)
Gilruth Center lobby, Friday, April 13 from 3pm-8pm
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