West U Halloween Dash and Kids Fun Run

King & Spalding's West U Halloween Dash and Kids' Fun Run presented by Texas Children's Hospital

Saturday, October 26, 2019

West U Community Building, 6104 Auden

Houston, TX 77005

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About This Activity

Please join us for the only race in beautiful West University Place.  Come dressed as your favorite ghoul or goblin.  Our competitive 5k course is flat and fast, chip timed and USATF certified.  The Kids Fun Run is not timed and is 1 mile long.

Event Details and Schedule

5k - Early registration - $25 until September 30, $30 until October 22, $35 at registration or race day. 
Kids Fun Run - $20 until September 30, $25 until October 22, $30 at registration or race day.
Course Information

We are a USATF 5k certified course.  The course is flat and fast, taking place on the beautiful tree-lined streets of West University Place with only 6 turns. 

All proceeds benefit the City of West University Place Parks and Recreation Department.

Overall Male and Female, Masters Male and Female and Stroller/Dog Division Male and Female will receive awards.  Top three male and female finishers in the following age groups: 
  • 10 and under
  • 11 - 14
  • 15 - 19
  • 20 - 29
  • 30 - 39
  • 40 - 49
  • 50 - 59
  • 60+
Packet Pickup

Packet pickup locations and times will be posted once finalized.
Race Day Schedule

  • 6:45 a.m.:  Registration Opens
  • 7:45 a.m.:  Race Day Registration Ends
  • 7:45 a.m.:  Packet Pickup Ends
  • 8:00 a.m.:  5k Start
  • 8:10 a.m.:  5k Stroller and Dog Division Start
  • 8:45 a.m.:  1 Mile Kids' Fun Run Start
  • 9:15 a.m.:  Costume Contest
  • 9:30 a.m.:  Awards Ceremony

Refund and Transfer Policy

There are no refunds or transfers
Strollers and Dog Division

We will have a separate division for people running with strollers or dogs.  This division will have its own start following the start of the regular 5k.

Please register for this division if you plan to do so (cost is the same, but it will help us get your time right).  We will give awards to the overall male and female from this division, but you will not be eligible for any age group awards.
Bikes, Scooters, Etc

No bikes, scooters, rollerblades or skateboards permitted in either event.

Parking in West U is extremely limited.  If you can, please plan to walk or ride your bike to the race.  If you do drive, make sure to park legally without blocking driveways. 
Chip Timing

The 5k race will be chip timed using the ChronoTrack Electronic timing system. 
Costume Contest

There will be a costume contest at 9:15 a.m.  Awards will be given for costumes in the following categories:
  • Best Female
  • Best Male
  • Best Couple
  • Best Child

Your Sporting Image will be taking race photographs.  Photos may be viewed at www.yoursportingimage.com following the race. 

RACE RESULTS:  Saturday, October 27, 2018

  • 5K Run 

  1. 2019 Race Sponsors

Spook-tacular 5K Run Sponsor

  King and Spalding logo

Mostly Ghostly Fun Run Sponsor

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Monster Mash Post Race Party Sponsor

Pumpkin Packet Pickup Sponsors


Amazing Awards Sponsor

Scar-ific Race Results Sponsor

 Terrifying T-Shirt Sponsor

  Texas Citizens Logo   

Daring Drink Sponsor

Bewitching Bib Sponsor

  Sarah Davis Logo

Hair-Raising Participating Sponsor

  Centerpoint Logo       Bike Barn Logo   Animal Medical Clinic

 Houston Pediatric Dental Specialists LogoCamp Gladiator logo

In Kind Donor



  1. 5k Route
  2. Fun Run Route
  3. 2019 Training Plan
5K Route