Rodeo Run

Feb. 24, 2018

Run for a cause! Proceeds from the event benefit the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Educational Fund. The 2017 Rodeo Run had more than 9,500 participants in the wheelchair race, 10K race and 5K fun run/walk. Since 1988, nearly $5 million has been contributed to the Rodeo.

  • Cost for all Rodeo Run events: $35 (online convenience fees apply)
    • Includes an event t-shirt and post-race party at Eleanor Tinsley Park.
  • NEW for 2018: Each Rodeo Run finisher will receive a special medal for their accomplishment!


Official 2018 Rodeo Run photos can be found here.


How to Participate

Packet Pickup

Participants MUST pick up their packet at the following location during the assigned dates. There is NO race day registration or packet pickup.

Academy Sports + Outdoors
2404 Southwest Fwy
Houston, Texas 77098
(southbound between Greenbriar and Kirby)

  • Saturday, Feb. 17 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 18 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 22 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 23 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Team Packet Pick Up

If you plan to pick up packets for your team, please fill out the form linked below and return it to by 5 p.m. the evening before you plan to pick up packets. Also, please make sure your team knows that you are picking up their packets and that they do not need to make plans to do it themselves.

Group Packet Pickup Form

2018 Schedule

9:10 a.m. wheelchair race
9:20 a.m. 10K race
9:35 a.m. 5K fun run/walk
10 a.m. Downtown Rodeo Parade

Frequently Asked Questions

Post Race Party

Participants and supporters are invited to Eleanor Tinsley Park after the race for a fun celebration of the morning's race and supporting the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Educational Fund. The Family Fun Zone will have food, entertainment and more.

Course Map

The race starts at the corner of Walker and Bagby and ends on Allen Parkway near Eleanor Tinsley Park for the post-race party.

On race day, please arrive at least one hour before the start of your event for parking and race staging. Staging for the start line is at the corner of Lamar and Bagby. Reminder, there is NO race day registration or packet pickup.


Public parking in the Downtown Houston and Theater District areas are available to Rodeo Run participants from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. A flat rate of $10 will be the cost for each of these areas, this includes parking fees.

Social & Contact

Know the latest information by following the Rodeo Run's Facebook page. If you have further questions, please contact the Rodeo Run at the following email.


2018 Winners

  • Wheelchair – Juan Rios
  • 10K Overall Male – Kevin Castille
  • 10K Overall Female – Peggy Yetman
  • 10K Masters Male – Luis Armenteros
  • 10K Masters Female – Maria Whitworth
  • 5K Overall Male – Will Backscheider
  • 5K Overall Female – Flora Lai
  • 5K Masters Male – Ricky Kramer
  • 5K Masters Female – Maria Villalon

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