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This year we are excited to introduce the Official Event Day Mobile Guide. View this guide on your phone for everything you need to know!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Logo Artwork by Victor Gaytan and Priscilla Villarreal

The annual HBA Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run is here again! We are excited to be back in person on Saturday, February 17, 2024. The event features an 8K run, including an 8K wheelchair division, a 1K non-competitive children’s run, and a non-competitive one-mile family walk. Since 1986, the Houston Bar Association has raised over $1.7 Million for The Center For Pursuit, a private non-profit United Way agency dedicated to its mission to promote choice, growth, and independence for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism.
 
We are proud of our long-standing partnership with The Center for Pursuit and look forward to their continued success and growth in our Houston community. Please join us in continuing to support this worthwhile cause!

Packet Pick-Up Locations
(This information is in the Event Guide)

Packet Pickup #1

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Time: 8:00am to 6:00pm
Venue: Equal Parts Brewing
3118 Harrisburg Blvd.
Houston, TX 77003
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Packet Pickup #2

Friday, February 16, 2024
Time: 8:00am to 6:00pm
The Center for Pursuit
4400 Harrisburg Blvd.
Houston, TX 77011
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Packet Pickup #3

Saturday, February 17, 2024
Time: From 6:30am  to 7:30 am
(No bag check available)
Sam Houston Park Downtown
See parking for more info.

Houston, Texas
Saturday, February  17th, 2024

Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston

8k Run / 1 Mile Walk / 1k Kids Run

Your Ticket Includes:
•  HBA Fun Run Official Tee
•  HBA Fun Run Official Medal**
•  Post-Race Party Access
•  Official Race Bib
•  Beverage at the Finish

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Supporting The Center for Pursuit 

Thank you for your interest in the Houston Bar Association’s Annual John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run supporting The Center for Pursuit. Our sponsors and donors help make employment training services possible, ensure that the residents have a place to call home, make therapeutic day services available to the most medically fragile of the clients, and guarantee scholarships to the residents/clients and their families who could not, otherwise, afford these life-saving programs.

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Bonnie Simmons at 346-471-3418 or bonnies@hba.org or become a sponsor and learn more, please click here.

The annual HBA Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run is here again! We are excited to be back in person on Saturday, February 17, 2024. The event features an 8K run, including an 8K wheelchair division, a 1K non-competitive children’s run, and a non-competitive one-mile family walk.
Since 1986, the Houston Bar Association has raised over $1.7 Million for The Center For Pursuit, a private non-profit United Way agency dedicated to its mission to promote choice, growth, and independence for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism.
 
We are proud of our long-standing partnership with The Center for Pursuit and look forward to their continued success and growth in our Houston community. Please join us in continuing to support this worthwhile cause!

Logo Artwork by Victor Gaytan and Priscilla Villarreal

Houston, Texas
Saturday, February 17th, 2024

Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston

8k Run / 1 Mile Walk / Kid’s 1k

Your Ticket Includes:
•  HBA Fun Run Official Tee
•  HBA Fun Run Official Medal
•  Post-Race Party Access
•  Official Race Bib
•  Beverage at the Finish

Countdown to Event Day

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Thank you for your interest in the Houston Bar Association’s 38th Annual John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run supporting The Center for Pursuit. Our sponsors and donors help make employment training services possible, ensure that the residents have a place to call home, make therapeutic day services available to the most medically fragile of the clients, and guarantee scholarships to the residents/clients and their families who could not, otherwise, afford these life-saving programs.

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Bonnie Simmons at 346-471-3418 or bonnies@hba.org or become a sponsor and learn more, please click here.

Starting Location: Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston. Please note the course is subject to change or slight deviations.  You can pinch in with your fingers to view the course map up close.

Register Now!

Saturday – February 17th, 2024

Houston, Texas

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Registration is Open!

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What’s Included:

– 8k Run, 1 Mile Walk, or 1k Kids Run Entry
– HBA Run Official T-Shirt
– HBA Run Official Medal
– HBA Run Official Number Bib
– After-Party Access
– Beverage at the Finish Line
– Snacks at the Finish Line

Event Day Info:

The HBA Law Week Fun Run Official Event Guide will be released prior to the event. In the meantime, here’s some event day info:

2024 Event Day Schedule
6:30am – Check-In Begins
7:00am – Announcements Begin
7:50am – National Anthem
7:55am – 8k Wheelchair Race Begins!
8:00am – 8k Begins!
8:05am – 1 Mile Walk Begins!
9:00am – Kid’s K Begins!
9:00am – Post Race Party Begins!
11:00am – See you next year!

Quick Tips
– We suggest utilizing ride share.
– Please arrive early to parking.

Registration:

  • TICKETS SOLD 60% 60%

Prices shown do not include transaction fees. Pricing is tiered and is subject to increase without notice.

Volunteer Sign-Up

Saturday – February 17, 2024

Houston, Texas

Registration is open! The annual Law Week Fun Run is here again! The event features an 8K run, including a wheelchair division, a one-mile non-competitive children’s run, and a non-competitive one-mile family walk.

Since 1986, the Houston Bar Association has raised over $1.7 Million for The Center For Pursuit, which is a private non-profit United Way agency dedicated to its mission to promote choice, growth, and independence for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism. https://thecenterforpursuit.org/

We are proud of our long-standing partnership with The Center and look forward to their continued success and growth in our Houston community. Please join us in continuing to support this worthwhile cause!

Houston Course Map

Starting Location: Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston. More details and map coming soon. Please note the course is subject to change or slight deviations.  You can pinch in with your fingers to view the course map up close.

You’re supporting an Amazing Cause!

Thank you for your interest in the Houston Bar Association’s Annual John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run supporting The Center for Pursuit.

If you would like to consider becoming a race sponsor or a donor, this information is for you. Our sponsors and donors help make employment training services possible, ensure that the residents have a place to call home, make therapeutic day services available to the most medically fragile of the clients, and guarantee scholarships to the residents/clients and their families who could not, otherwise, afford these life-saving programs.

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Bonnie Simmons at bonnies@hba.org

Or complete a Sponsorship Inquiry Form here.

Volunteer at The HBA Law Week Fun Run!

Calling all volunteers! Producing The Law Week Fun Run takes a tremendous amount of planning and logistics to make each event happen. But even with numerous months of planning for each event, it would be impossible to have a successful event without the help of nearly 100 awesome volunteers.

Volunteer Perks:
•  Official Event T-shirt
•  Access to the awesome AfterParty
•  A letter validating your volunteer hours
•  An unforgettable experience and new friends

Volunteers have an excellent opportunity to have a fantastic time, meet new people, and enjoy all the fun! You can help us by recruiting your friends to volunteer for this event- so grab a friend or two and have them sign up to help and make an experience out of it!

Volunteers should arrive early and go to the Volunteer tent. Volunteers are expected to be present the entire shift. If you are unable to make the event, please help us find a replacement and let us know in advance.

Sponsorship Opportunities for The Law Week Fun Run

The HBA Law Week Fun Run has many opportunities for brands to get involved and partner with the event. For more information, please contact us below. We are happy to send you our Partnership Information or set up a phone call so you can learn more about what we do!

 

Bonnie Simmons
Race Director
Director of Projects and Events
Houston Bar Association
1111 Bagby, FLB 200 | Houston, Texas 77002
713-759-1133 (main)
346-471-3418 (direct)

bonnies@hba.org.  

Frequently Asked Questions

What ages can participate in the Kid's Run?

Participants must be 12 or younger to participate. Parent/Guardian must sign the child’s waiver.

Family Friendly?

Yes! This is a Family Friendly Event.

How do I Volunteer?

A volunteer sign-up link is provided on each event page. You won’t regret the excellent time and free swag! Click here for more details!

Resend my confirmation email?

You can resend your confirmation email by clicking here.

What kind of shape should I be in?

We have people of all shapes and sizes join the fun!

Are pets allowed?

Pets are permitted The 1 Mile Family Walk but should be well-behaved, on a leash at all times, and you accept full responsibility for your pet and its actions.

Is this a timed run?

Yes – we offer an 8k heat; however, The HBA Law Week Fun Run is for everyone of every ability. 

Some run competitively and look to get a great time; many people run or walk to meet their own goal, which could simply be about taking part. Some get together with friends and run or walk as a team. 

Basically, it’s your event to enjoy as you wish. So don’t worry about finishing times (unless you want to!) – just come along and enjoy the day.

How Do I Register?

Click here to register for the run and participate as an Individual or Start Your Team and invite friends to join you!

Packet PIck-up?

There will be two official packet pick-up times. We will notify you no less than 1 week before pick-up of the exact details. Your shirt and bib will be available at packet pick-up. The HBA Run Official Event Guide will be emailed to you before the event with any other details about event day.  

Are strollers allowed?

Of course! Bring the kiddos if you would like. Strollers are permitted on the 1-Mile Family Walk and the 8k Run. We ask that you please start towards the back and be courteous & cautious of other runners.

What is the Entry Fee?

The HBA Law Week Fun Run offers early registration pricing (shown on the event page). The earlier you register, the more you will save. You can view the event page for complete pricing and a deadline calendar).

Do I have to register online?

You can pay by check with this form, but participants must be individually registered online to participate. If you opt to pay by check, we will send you registration codes to use when registering online. If you have questions, please contact Bonnie Simmons at: bonnies@hba.org

Click here to view/print the Check Payment form.

Who can do this?

We have people of all shapes and sizes, ages, and from all walks of life participate in the HBA Law Week Fun Run, from serious road racers and those who are in wheelchairs, to more causal runners, everyone is welcome!

Should I create a team?

You can run The HBA Law Week Fun Run as an individual, or you can start your own 3-person Team! While the run is fun for everyone, it’s especially awesome when you’re with your friends! There are 7 team award categories for those who qualify! Click here to Start a Team!

My event sold out before I could buy a ticket, what should I do?

Sorry. If an event is sold out, that means the event has reached full capacity and we are unable to allow any more registrations for that day.

Can I transfer my registration?

While transfers will not be allowed on event day, general transfers to another person are allowed if done so in advance. To initiate a transfer, please log-in to your Run Sign Up account.

Can I get a refund?

Please see the official Registration Policies for complete information.

Can I Register on Event Day?

If you want to register on event day, please visit the Registration Tent. Depending on availability, we may offer event-day registration.  

If you need to register at the event, look for Event-Day registration QR codes or register on our website. After you register online, you will need to visit the Registration Tent, where you will check-in. There, we will provide you with a bib, bag, and shirt.

Will there be a bag check?

Sorry. There is no bag check or holding station at The HBA Law Week Fun Run. If it can’t fit in your pocket, please don’t bring it.

What if there is bad weather?

The safety of our guests is our #1 priority. In event of inclement weather, or situations that may pose a threat to our guests, the Race Director reserves the authority to postpone, or cancel the event. In this situation, please refer to our official Registration Policies.

Where should I park?

Please follow the instructions listed in the Official Mobile Guide. The guide typically goes live the week of the event and will be posted at the top of this page.

Will first aid be available?

Yes. We have confirmed Life Savers Emergency Room as a supporter of our event, so we will have an ambulance on the course and a medic at the finish line.

What do I need to bring with me?

View the Official Mobile Guide for complete details on event day, schedules, and what to bring!

Can we take pictures and videos?

Of course! Take as many snaps and selfies as your heart desires!

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Event Rules and Policies

Rules & Safety

The following rules and guidelines will be enforced at each HBA Law Week Fun Run™ event. Participants and Spectators are expected to abide by all rules and guidelines, including written and/or posted rules of the Houston Bar Association & Fathom Producers LLC and the waiver and agreements they have signed. Participants and Spectators must abide by all instructions from Fathom staff, medical personnel, and event volunteers. Participants, Spectators, and Volunteers understand that HBA Law Week Fun Run™ events are potentially dangerous and assume all responsibility for any and all medical expenses incurred as a result of participating in or attending the Law Week Fun Run.

HBA Law Week Fun Run Course
By participating at HBA Law Week Fun Run™, Participants agree that they are the minimum required age. Participants understand that Law Week Fun Run™ is potentially dangerous and accept all inherent risks associated with the event. Participants should bypass any portion or request assistance when they feel like they are in a situation that could compromise their safety. Urinating or defecating on or near the course is strictly prohibited; toilets will be located at the HBA Law Week Fun Run event base.

Enforcement & Removal
the Houston Bar Association & Fathom Producers LLC™ and HBA Law Week Fun Run™ staff and/or medical personnel reserve the right to remove any participant, spectator, or volunteer from the event for any reason. HBA Law Week Fun Run™ medical personnel reserves the right to examine any participant who appears to be injured.

 

Photography & Media

By entering the the HBA Law Week Fun Run™ event site, Participants, Spectators, and Volunteers or any other persons at the event, agree and allow HBA Law Week Fun Run™ to use and/or license others to use my name, photographs, motion pictures, recordings, and/or likenesses of the participant of the event, edited or in the original state of capture, for promotions, future productions, and advertising in events that may not depict HBA Law Week Fun Run™.

Refund Policy

Due to the logistics and nature of producing an event like The HBA Law Week Fun Run™, registrants (including spectators and donors) are not eligible to receive a refund for any reason, under any circumstance including, but not limited to: injury, scheduling conflict, event delay, event rescheduling or date changes, or event modification. The additional online transactional (checkout convenience) fees, donations, spectator tickets, merchandise purchases, applicable taxes, or any other costs incurred in connection to the event are non-refundable.

Discount Voucher Policy

All discount vouchers must be redeemed on lawweekfunrun.com by the registration date noted on the voucher. This allows us time to order your included items like t-shirts or other inclusions. If you do not register by the deadline, we are unable to guarantee a spot for you. Discount vouchers through third parties are non-refundable. To make sure you are correctly registered, visit the Registration Center and resend your confirmation email.  Note: Discount vouchers are non-transferable under any circumstances.

Privacy Policy

The HBA Law Week Fun Run website is owned by Fathom Producers LLC and licensed to the Houston Bar Association. Fathom Producers™ makes the Websites available for your use subject to all terms and conditions (“Terms”) set forth on the Websites, as may be amended from time to time.

By accessing the Websites, including, but not limited to, browsing, evaluating, downloading, purchasing or using any of the Website materials, products or services, you expressly acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by the Terms, this Privacy Policy and any applicable local laws. You waive any and all defenses you may have based on the electronic form of the Terms and the lack of signature by the parties. If you do not agree to the Terms, do not use the Websites.

This Privacy Policy will help you understand what information we collect, how we use the information, how we share the information, and the choices you may have with respect to the information we collect. Please contact us at info@fathompro.com if you have any questions regarding this policy.

INFORMATION COLLECTION
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you provide it to us voluntarily by creating an online account, commenting on a message board, registering for an event, signing up to receive our emails, contacting our customer service team, participating in a sweepstakes, contest or survey, donating to one of our charity partners, applying for a job or otherwise communicating with us.

You also may give us permission to access your information on third party social media sites. For example, you may link your Facebook or Twitter account to our websites, which allows us to obtain information from those accounts (e.g., your friends or contacts). The information we obtain from those services often depends on your settings or their privacy policies, so be sure to keep those updated with your preferred settings. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, phone number, zip code, billing address, and any other information you choose to provide.

We use your personal information to process your registration and provide you with the above-and-beyond customer service for which we are known. We use your personal information to organize and administer events and to provide results of events. In addition, in our constant effort to seek bottlenecks, we may use your personal information to improve the Websites’ content and layout, to improve our marketing efforts directed at new and existing customers and to determine general information about visitors to our websites.

We use your personal information to communicate with you about your event registration, such as to send you a confirmation email when you register for an event and updates relating to that specific event. Also, you may submit your email address to us for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to: registering for a sweepstakes, contest or survey; requesting that we notify you of new brands, events or products; signing up for newsletters and special offers. If you submit your email address to us, we use it to deliver information to you.

By registering for one of our events and providing us with your email address, you expressly agree that we may communicate with you in the following ways: (i) provide updates and information relating to the event for which you are registered; (ii) promote events that differ from the one for which you originally registered, whether produced by Fathom Producers™ or one of its affiliates, sponsors or partners; (iii) promote products that differ from those which you have purchased; (iv) provide Fathom Producers updates and information about Fathom events or brands; and (v) provide information about the Websites. We always permit you to opt out or unsubscribe from emails. However, if you opt out of receiving emails related to current event registrations, you may miss important information or changes relating to the event, for which Fathom Producers assumes no responsibility.