Race Day Updates
Race Day Agenda
Event: Saturday, March 9, 2019
Location: Galveston Causeway
Starting Point: Starting at the Galveston County Daily News Building parking lot
The SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk Hospitality Tent will be located in the Galveston County Daily News parking lot.
|6:45 until 7:30 AM||Race day packet pick up & check in|
|7:45 AM||Kids 1K and Run and 1K Wheelchair Race|
|8:05 AM||5K Wheelchair Race|
|8:15 AM||5K Run / Walkers immediately following|
|*9:30 - 9:45 AM||Awards ceremony|
|*Estimated time, actual will be based on timed finishers|
Only Early Bird registrants will be guaranteed a race shirt. After the February 9th deadline, shirt inclusion with registration will be based on availability and inventory at the time of registration.
- Registrant race shirt orders will be placed based on selections made when registering on-line.
- Shirts will be based on remaining inventory and availability once registrations are received after the early bird registration deadline.
- Shirt Sizes: race shirts are "Gender Specific" cut. It is highly suggested that go up one t-shirt size larger if you prefer larger fit. Exchange requests will be accommodated based on availability ONLY on event day after the race ends.
Parking and Transportation
Parking WILL NOT be available at the Galveston County Daily News parking lot, nor along Teichman Road.
Parking is limited. Carpooling is highly suggested.
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.
Water Stations, Strollers, Bikes, Skateboards and Pets
Safety considerations prohibit the placement of water stations on the Causeway. Participants are encouraged to carry water with them. Water stations will be provided at the Galveston Daily News (before the Causeway), however there will be no water stations on the bridge.
- Service Animals
Note: Individuals with disabilities can bring their service animals. We do ask however, that you remain aware of your safety and the safety of your service animal since only one lane of the causeway heading north on the southbound outside lanes of the bridge will be closed. It will not be closed to all in-bound traffic.
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.