FAQ

Can I register on the day of the race?
There will be no race-day registration or packet pick-up.

What happens if I register and then am unable to participate?
Unfortunately, you will not receive a refund.

What happens if it rains?
The race will go on regardless of precipitation. The race will only be cancelled if weather conditions present imminent danger to participants.

Are pets and/or strollers allowed on the course?
Pets and strollers are not allowed on the course.

Will there be gear check at the race?
Yes, gear check will be available at the race. Rhythm and Blues is NOT responsible though for any lost goods so leave your valuables at home.

What time does the race start?
The 5K participants will start at 8:00 a.m. The half-marathon start is at 8:30 a.m. Runners should arrive in advance to warm-up and prepare as appropriate.

What time should I get there on race day?
We suggest that runners arrive before 7:00 a.m. Please keep in mind that there may be heavy traffic and you may have to park a few blocks away from Sam Houston Park. Give yourself some extra time to make sure you get there on time!

Is there a time limit to finish the half marathon?
It a generous 3 1/2 Hours.

What is the Corporate Team Challenge?
Participate in the Corporate Team Challenge and battle your friends, colleagues’ and competitors for title of the overall Corporate Challenge winner. A portion of each team entry fee is donated to the designated charity.

Forming a team is an excellent way to promote health and fitness at work and is a wonderful way to raise money for your favorite Charity.

Only the half Marathon will have a Corporate Charity Challenge. In addition to the overall winner, awards will be given to the top teams in the following groups:

  • First Responders; Any law enforcement (City, County, State or Federal) or Fire Department
  • Military Service
  • High School Group
  • Small Company (less than 500 employees)
  • Large Company (500 or more employees)
  • College Group
  • Religious Group

Teams must register as a Team and have up to 10 members.