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. 



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 20) - $40 (shirt included)

5k Late Registration: (March 21 - April 15) - $50 (shirt not included)

1k Early Registration: (February 10 - March 20) - $25 (shirt included)

1k Late Registration: (March 21 - 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.