Fun Run/Walk

Eighth Annual New Years 5K/10K Fun Run/Walk with a 1K for kids 11 and younger

Sponsored by Friends of Galveston Island State Park. We are again partnering with Fit TRI Run, so the race will be timed.


TENTATIVE DATE: Saturday, January 6, 2018

Early registration is $25 ($15 for the 1K); registration is $30 ($20 for the 1K) after December 1, 2017.
A small service fee will be added when you register online.
Park entry fees are waived for the morning of the race.


Awards will be given to winners in multiple age groups. A lite breakfast will be provided. Every participant will receive a performance T-shirt and goodie-bag; in addition, there will be a drawing for door prizes, with winners announced at the finish line.

The start-line is situated at the bay-side of the Park, close to Lake Como. See Directions and Park Map. Once in the park, signs will direct you to the race registration and start area.

Race day registration and check-in begins at 8:15 am.  The Fun Run begins at 9:00 am; walkers will start shortly afterwards.


Online – Since registration is synchronized with our timing system, you can even register online on race morning. You’ll be able to sign up for notifications and receive a video of your finish. Online registration will soon be available.

Fit TRI Run – Alternatively, you will be able to register at our partner, Fit TRI Run at 528 23rd St., Galveston.

More information

Updates will be posted on the Friends of Galveston Island State Park Facebook page.

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12 thoughts on “Fun Run/Walk

  1. what an amazing group of volunteers and organizers, making this race another phenomenal “one of a kind” running event for our island. Thank you!

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