Houston Rhythm and Blues Half Marathon and 5K

Washington Ave./ Memorial Park

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R & B bands line the race route of the second annual Rhythm and Blues Half Marathon and 5K; proceeds benefit several local charities

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Houston Rhythm and Blues Half Marathon and 5K - Washington Ave./ Memorial Park: VIP at the Houston Rhythm and Blues Half Marathon and 5K (Up to 53% Off)

Early humans developed the ability to sprint in order to chase down sprightly prey and invented long-distance running to escape from slowly approaching glaciers. Follow in their fossilized footsteps with this Groupon.

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VIP admission includes registration ($40/$90), a logo running hat ($25), and an 8"x10" race photo ($20).

The second annual Rhythm and Blues Half Marathon and 5K race takes place on Sunday, February 10, at Sam Houston Park. The 5K race begins at 8 a.m., and the half marathon begins at 8:30 a.m. Live R & B music fans the festivities’ flames during the race and postrace party, when one lucky runner will receive the grand prize—a three-year lease on a Mini Cooper (see here for details). Race and raffle proceeds will benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the San Jose Clinic, and other local charities. Browse the FAQs for more info.

Houston Rhythm and Blues Half Marathon and 5K

Come February, thousands of runners and spectators will migrate to Sam Houston Park for the Houston Rhythm and Blues Half Marathon and 5K. Like many marathons and 5K races, this event raises money for local charities and entertains runners with postrace festivities. What distinguishes this particular race from other races, however, is the route: it's lined with R & B bands from throughout Texas. Whether you're running for fun or shooting for a PR, dressing up is encouraged, and prizes will be awarded to participants with the best R & B costumes.

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68 Ratings

Great Race, great R&B bands on the route, great post race party, great race medals, great volunteers. Loved it!
Ayesha S. · February 10, 2014
This half marathon is still working out the links because it's new but it's a ton of fun!
Abby S. · February 10, 2014
It was enjoyable.
Kynette G. · February 12, 2013

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