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UTMB School of Health Professions 7th Annual Causeway 5K FunD Run and Walk

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March 9, 2019 (Saturday)
5 K
Galveston Island Causeway & Galveston Daily News
Galveston, GALVESTON
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On Saturday, March 9, 2019, the UTMB School of Health Professions 7th Annual Causeway 5K Run and Walk will start in the Galveston County Daily News parking lot, to the top of the Galveston Causeway and back.

This FunD Run/Walk signature event is fun for the entire community, and includes a Kids 1K Run, 1K wheelchair race, 5K Walk and 5K timed Run. Bring the family and enjoy a cool, spring morning together for the annual event supporting an important cause educating the future of Health care.

Individuals and teams are encouraged to support the SHP Student Scholarship FunD with event participation. Sign up now and invite family, friends and colleagues to do the same. Lead a team of runners and compete with other departments or colleagues, all in good spirit, of course, and all for a great cause. If you aren't able to join us March 9th for this worthwhile event, please consider registering as a Virtual Runner to "Cheer from the Couch" and help support the cause in spirit from afar!

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Name of the event:
UTMB School of Health Professions 7th Annual Causeway 5K FunD Run and Walk

Galveston Island Causeway & Galveston Daily News

Contact Name:
Michelle Conley
the SHP Causeway FunD Run Hotline at 409.772.3006


URL link for more information and for participants to register:
For more information visit our event website at or

Event Start Location
Location: Galveston Island Causeway
Starting Point: Starting at the Galveston County Daily News Building parking lot

Course Description
the UTMB School of Health Professions 7th Annual Causeway 5K Run and Walk will start in the Galveston County Daily News parking lot, to the top of the Galveston Causeway and back.

The Causeway FunD Run has been certified by USA Track and Field, Certificate #TX13026ETM . Click on certification number to view certificate.

Kids 1K Run/Walk

Age Categories: 5 & under, 6-8, and 9-12
1st, 2nd and 3rd place Boy & Girl
Type of award: Medallion
All kids who do not place will receive a participant ribbon!
5K Run

Age Categories: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over
1st, 2nd and 3rd place Male & Female
1st place overall Male & Female
Type of award: Medallion
5 K Walk

Type of award: n/a - Not timed
Team Awards

Most Spirited Team
Largest Team
Best Average Time Team (applies to 5K run - participants)
Type of award: Plaque

Packet Pickup / Expo
Packet Pick-Up - Any packets and race shirts not picked up in advance will all be available at check-in on RACE DAY.

UTMB Campus (open to UTMB employees):
School of Health Professions - Lobby, 1102 Mechanic (Bldg.# 57)
Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

On The Mainland:
UTMB Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes
2240 Gulf Freeway South, League City, 77573
Thursday, March 7, 2019, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

On The Island:
518 23rd St, Galveston, TX 77550, 409-539-5150
Friday, March 8, 2019, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Race Day:
Hospitality Tent located in the Galveston County Daily News parking lot
Saturday, March 9, 2019, 6:45 am - 7:30 am

Timing / Results
The FunD Run result times are provided by FTR Race Management and can be accessed instantly on designated computer kiosks at the race. You will also receive an email immediately after the event with a link to your race results. Within 1-2 days, your finish line video clip will be available on your results page.

Post Race Activities
*9:30 - 9:45 AM Awards ceremony

*Estimated time, actual will be based on timed finishers

The event will be held RAIN or SHINE.

For more information visit our event website at or

Community Parking Lots & Shuttles
Parking will be available at the following 2 lots:

Home Depot and Target Parking & Shuttle Lot
Exit 1A - 6128 Broadway (1.60 miles if walking)
Charlie Thomas/Galveston College Family Applied Technology Center Parking & Shuttle Lot
Exit 1B - 7626 Broadway (0.61 miles if walking)
Continuous shuttle service will pick up participants from the three parking lots and shuttle them to the drop off area at the Galveston County Daily News building parking lot. The shuttle will run from 6:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and return shuttles will run from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please allow plenty of time to park, shuttle and arrive at the staging area for the FunD Run/Walk. The Galveston Police Department will close the southbound Teichman Road exit (Exit 1C) lane at 7:15 a.m. Directional signage will be in place to guide participants to lots and to shuttle pick-up locales. Student Volunteers will be assigned at each lot for parking assistance.

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