2019 Aliens vs. Astronauts 1k & 5k

REGISTRATION OPEN!

NASA-JSC's Annual Aliens vs. Astronauts Kid's 1k & 5k. Races will take place at the Gilruth Center, off of Space Center Blvd., Houston, TX, 77058. Teams of 3 may enroll. Kid's 1k - ages up to 12. 

CUTOFF IS WEDNESDAY MAY 8 DUE TO NASA-JSC SECURITY PROTOCOL. NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. JSC BADGED EMPLOYEES MUST WEAR THEIR BADGES. NON NASA BADGED EMPLOYEES WILL BE GIVEN A WRIST BAND TO WEAR AT THE CHECK-IN TENT ON RACE DAY.

REGISTER FOR Kid's 1k   

REGISTER FOR 5k   

REGISTER FOR TEAM 5k


REGISTRATION

Early registration: March 15-April 15.
1k ($15); 5k ($30); Team 5k ($85)
(shirt included & finisher medal included)

Late Registration: April 16-May 8. 
1k ($20); 5k ($40); Team 5k ($120)
(shirt not guaranteed. Finisher medal included)

You may purchase extra 2019 shirts ($12/ea.) or extra 2018 medals ($5) for your collection. These can be added to your cart during checkout by clicking ADD MERCHANDISE.

                                      
 

                

                    


PACKET PICK UP
Participants may pick up their bags at the Gilruth Center from 3pm-6pm on Friday, May 10. 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 - Kid's 1k start
8:15am - 5k race countdown and launch
9:00am - 5k individual and team awards presentation (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.

No awards given for Kid's 1k. 


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