Have Fun with Holiday Runs

Pump up your holiday traditions with a walk or run on the festive side. Whether you want to try your legs at a turkey trot or unwrap a Santa run, there’s something for your family near Coastal Point.


Bay Area Turkey Day

2427 Bay Area Boulevard

Houston, TX 77058

7:30 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 28

$15 Kid K, $35 5K and 10K


Run through the beautiful neighborhoods of Clear Lake before settling in for the big game. Competitive trotters will love the flat, fast terrain rout for the 5 and 10Ks. A Kids’ 1K is also available.


RCC Turkey Trot

Fort Crockett Park

4604 Seawall Boulevard

Galveston, TX 77551

9-11 a.m. Sat., Nov. 30

$50 per runner


Run off the pumpkin pie and the Black Friday stress with the Resource & Crisis Center of Galveston County’s 1st annual Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run. Race fee supports services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Registration includes a t-shirt, swag bag and race bib.


MADD Jingle Bell Run

College of the Mainland

1200 N. Amburn Road

Texas City, TX  77591

8 a.m. Sat., Dec. 7

$20 kids’ run, $30 5K


Dress in festive holiday attire and be prepared to jingle all the way during the MADD Jingle Bell Run. In addition to a 1K kids’ fun run and the 5K main event, there will be Christmas-themed activities and more.


Santa Hustle®

Moody Gardens

Moody Avenue

Galveston, TX 77550

6:30-10 a.m. Sun., Dec. 15



The Santa Hustle® Galveston 5K, Half Marathon and Kids Dash presented by Jimmy John’s is one of Galveston’s most beloved holiday traditions, so suit up and make a run for cookies, candy and the Galveston County Food Bank.