Aliens vs. Astronauts 1k & 5k - World Record Breaker!

Saturday, April 15, 2017. 
Help us set a new world record:
“Largest gathering of people dressed as astronauts”

Join us for the biggest and best 1k & 5k in the galaxy as we attempt to set a new world record! The number to reach is 250 people. 



YOU MUST ENTER CODE 1K OR CODE 5K when registering online!  

Your registration will not be complete if the selection is not made and payment has been accpeted.

Race packets include: official Aliens vs. Astronauts t-shirt and medal, koozie, coupons, race bib, and gps tracker chip.


All events start and finish at the Gilruth Center.

Check-in for 1k & 5k opens: 7:30am

Record Attempt Rules Announcement: 8:15am (starting line)

World Record: 8:30am (starting line)

1k Launch: 9am (starting line)

5k Launch: 9:15am (starting line)

5k Awards Presentation: 10am (finish line)


5k Early Registration: (February 10 - March 24) - $40 (shirt included)

5k Late Registration: (March 24 - April 15) - $50 (shirt not included)

1k Early Registration: (February 10 - March 24) - $25 (shirt included)

1k Late Registration: (March 24 - April 15) - $30 (shirt not included)

Race details/Packet pickup/Commonly asked questions (click here)
Course maps and t-shirt/medal info. (click here)
World Record Rules (click here)


In order to be counted towards the final total, all participants must wearing full astronaut costumes including a space suit and helmet. The costume must cover the whole body including the hands.'ll need a body suit, helmet, and gloves.

1. Pinterest idea 1
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3. Wikihow
4. Baby Center
5. SHOPNASA at the Gilruth Center, SHOPNASA.COM, or NASA's Building 3 & 11 gift shops.

White spray paint or fabric paint may become your best friends. You can always buy a jump suit or a painter’s suit and paint it white. Buy some cheap gloves and paint them white. How about an old backpack and paint it white or even glue some 2-liter bottles of soda together for a jet pack!


Make sure to share your memories with us!

Instagram: @starportnasa #AVA2017
Facebook: @starportjsc

Thanks to our Aliens vs. Astronauts race sponsors:
Want to be a sponsor? Click here for our form.