2020 Aliens vs. Astronauts 1k & 5k

NASA-JSC's 2020 Aliens vs. Astronauts Individual 5k, Team 5k and 1k. Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13. Saturday, March 28, 2020. Race will take place at the Gilruth Center, 18600 Space Center Blvd., Houston, TX, 77058.

REGISTRATION CUTOFF IS WEDNESDAY MARCH 25 DUE TO NASA-JSC SECURITY PROTOCOL. NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST CHECK-IN AT THE REGISTRATION TABLE THE MORNING OF THE RACE TO RECEIVE A SECURITY WRIST BAND.

REGISTER FOR 1K

REGISTER FOR INDIVIDUAL 5K

REGISTER FOR TEAM 5K (3 PERSONS)


REGISTRATION

Early registration: Ends March 8. $30 for 5k. $85 for Team 5k. $15 for 1k. 
(shirts included & finisher medals included)

Late Registration: March 9- March 25. $40 for 5k. $120 for Team 5k. $20 for 1k. 
(shirts not guaranteed. Finisher medals included)

You may purchase extra shirts ($15) or medals ($6) for your collection. These can be added to your cart during checkout by clicking ADD MERCHANDISE.

Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason will be issued for this event within 30 days of the event start date. Earlier than 30 days before the event, a request may be made for a 50% refund (this will be 50% of entry fee, excluding any processing fees

AVA Shirt Model
Shirt is unisex, athletic blend 50/50 material.
AVA 2020 medal
The medal is one of a kind! This is a die-cast medal with a moveable piece. The command/service module (Odyssey) move around the Moon and Earth.

PACKET PICK UP
Participants may pick up their bags at the Gilruth Center from 4pm-6pm on Friday, March 27. Finisher medals and wrist bands will not be given out until race day. Both 1k and 5k participants who finish the course will receive a medal.


RESULTS
Race results will be posted on runhoustontiming.net

PARKING
All parking will at the Gilruth Center at no charge. Parking is limited to the north, south, and east lots.

TIMETABLE

7:00am - Check-in starts
7:45am - Best dressed award (one winner based on people's applause)
7:50am - Group stretch
7:55am - National Anthem
8:00am - 1k start
8:15am - 5k race countdown and launch
9:15am - 5k individual and team awards presentation (Blue Bonnet pavilion)


AWARDS
(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. 1k participants are not eligible for an award)

Top three 5k male & female finishers in each division will receive special trophies:
20 and under
21-30
31-40
41-50
51-60
61+

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.

1k participants will not be eligible for awards. 


COURSES (click to view)
1k
5k (3.14 miles)

*Several hydration stations and road guards will be stationed around both the 1k and 5k courses for participant safety.


BEST DRESSED
A single person will be chosen best dressed by participant voting applause. If you want to participate in the voting please arrive no later than 7:30am and report to the MC tent next to the start line. The voting will take place at 7:45am. This is a relaxed and fun themed event, so come dressed as your favorite Alien or Astronaut!


SPONSORS

If you're interested in becoming involved in our event please see the attached sponsorship form below. Please contact drew.p.dobbins@nasa.gov with any questions.

Sponsorship form


VOLUNTEERS
We are actively looking for volunteers to help with our event. Interested persons or parties should contact cynthia.j.kibby@nasa.gov


SOCIAL MEDIA
Make sure to share your memories with us!

Instagram @starportnasa #AVARACE
Facebook @starportjsc


QUESTIONS

Click HERE for frequently asked questions.


Any further questions regarding the event please contact drew.p.dobbins@nasa.gov


USE DISCOUNT CODE: ALIENS20 FOR 20% OFF AT MUNKPACK.COM. EXPIRES 5/31/2020