Mark Your Calendar for the

30th Anniversary of the

"Lookin' Good" Shamrock Strut Fun Run

Kids K, 5K and 10K


The 2015 Fun Run will celebrate its 30th Anniversary with a Carnival theme Post Race Party!

Lots of fun carnival theme activities for everyone will take place after the races.

This family focused community event offers great fun and lots of interactive activities for everyone: face painting, moonwalks, vendor games, door prizes, hula-hoops station, arts and crafts station, great food from local vendors, drinks, desserts and music provided by 104.1 KRBE.

DATE AND RACE STARTING TIMES

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Kids K - 7:45 am

5K and 10K - 8:00 am

RACE LOCATION

Start and Finish Line address:
Houston Eye Associates Building
2855 Gramercy
Houston, Texas 77025
 
The race begins at the corner of Brompton and Gramercy (right behind the Kelsey Seybold Main Campus Clinic on Holcombe).  The race path travels south on Brompton to Braeswood. Runners make a right on Braeswood toward Stella Link and return back on Braeswood and turn left on Brompton. The finish line is at Gramercy and Brompton a few yards from the starting line. 10K runners will run the loop twice.
 
The 5K race course is USATF sanctioned and certified. Water stations will be available at the starting line, finish line and mid-way on the course. The race is closed to all bicycles and rollerblades. For the safety of all runners, participants with strollers must begin towards the back of the starting line. Pets are prohibited on the race course.

 

PARKING

FREE AND CONVENIENT PARKING!!!
Volunteers, race participants and guests may park at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic parking lot and garage across the street from the Houston Eye Associates Building. Volunteers will be on site to guide drivers into the designated parking lot and garade. We appreciate the generous support from Kelsey-Seybold Clinic!

 

TEAMS

Start your own Shamrock Strut Team! Gather at least eight of your walking/running buddies and establish a team. You can create your team online. Send the link to your friend and family members and encourage them to support you and the many adults and children on the verge of losing their eyesight.


What's the incentive?

The Team and Individual Runner that raises the most donations (registration fees not included) will be recognized during the Post-Race Party and will receive special post-race goodies! AND most importantly, knowing that you are helping adults and children on the verge of losing their vision necessary receive medical and surgical eye care services.


Race Awards

Awards will be given to Overall and Masters Divisions Male and Female
 
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Male and Female finishers in the categories listed will receive an award:
 
12 and under
13 - 19
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 - 69
70 and over
 
To be eligible for an award, runner must wear assigned chip and be timed. There are no duplication of awards.
 
The Kids K Fun Run is a non-competitive event. All Kids K finishers will receive a medal. 

Race participants have the opportunity to wear their Irish best and be part of the costume contest for the Most Green, Most Irish and Most Unique.

For more information, please contact Claudia McCabe at heaf@houstoneye.com or (713) 558-8740.

 

Race Results from the 29th Annual "Lookin' Good" Shamrock Strut Fun Run

5k Results   10k Results  Overall 5k Results   Overall 10k Results

Click Here To View Pictures From The Race


Houston Eye Associates Foundation would like to thank the following 2014 Race Underwriters . 

          Carl Zeiss Vision

 Byrd Interior Construction

Houseman/Wilkins Ophthalmology Foundation

BBVA Compass Wealth Management

Adidas

Gramercy Outpatient Surgery Center

We appreciate their generous financial support!

We would also like to recognize and thank the following 2014 sponsors and vendors for their early committment by providing generous in-kind support:


To be included in Fun Run communications, please send an email to heaf@houstoneye.com. 


Houston Eye Associates Foundation is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization committed to preserving and restoring the sight of those in need.

 

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