Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Houston Chupacabra Nighttime Trail 5k & 10k, scheduled for Aug. 8, is cancelled this year. If you are already registered for this event, we will be in touch soon with more information.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience these changes cause. This situation is rapidly changing and we’re doing our best to adjust our plans accordingly. We thank you for your continued support! We hope all of you stay healthy and that we can run together again soon.
Serving up at the EL CHUPACABRA BEER GARDEN:
(with proper ID)
ALL FINISHERS RECEIVE CUSTOM FINISHER MEDAL!!!!
August 8th, 2020, 8:30 pm, Houston, Texas CANCELLED UNTIL 2021
Register Now!!! this event will fill up.
Please note: this date is pending approval from local government authorities. While it looks likely to take place on this date as planned, it is possible that we may be asked to reschedule. Click here for details on rescheduled events for registered runners.
***LINK THE WORLD “Click here for details” to the http://www.runintexas.com/covid page.
- To register online click here.
2019 RESULTS!!!! Congrats RUNNERS!!!
Lake Houston Wilderness Park, 25840 FM 1485, New Caney, TX 77357.
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Packet Pick up
Packets may be picked up at
- Friday Race week from 5PM-7PM at Back Pew Brewing Co located at 26452 Sorters McClellan Rd, Porter, TX 77365
- Lake Houston Park on race day 6:15-8:15PM
EVENT CAMPING NEAR START FINISH!!!
Click here to reserve your site. Showers and bathrooms very close.
About The Chupacabra 5K/10K Night Trail Run
This is a night time trail run starting at 8:30PM followed by a post race party. We will start and finish at a pavilion at Lake Houston Park. Post race party will be held at the start / finish area. The course runs through heavily wooded dirt trails in pitch dark. A flashlight or headlamp is required as the trails are pitch black. It is up to you to provide your own quality lighting. The trails can have many tree roots and an uneven surface, so paying attention to footing is critical. Trails will be marked with glow sticks, directional arrows and tape in the trees. There will be one water stop at the half way point. All runners will recieve a post race party, high quality tech shirt, post race beer (for those of age), and Mingos Latin Cuisine food truck plate as part of your entry. This is a fun run so no awards will be given but overall results and age group results will be posted. Overnight camping is available and encouraged. Run in Texas wants you to drink responsibly.
Mingos Latin Cuisine Food Truck Plate INCLUDED WITH ENTRY
Extra meals available for purchase at the event or with online registration.
The time limit for this race is 2 hours. We need all runners to complete the race or be back at the start/finish within this time limit. Your cut-off for the 1st water stop (3.1 Mi) will be 1 hour.
All runners will enter through the park’s NEW main gate at 25840 FM 1485, 77357. We will have a ‘RUN IN TEXAS EVENT’ banner on the road at the park entrance.
Lake Houston Park camping
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Entry Fees 10K- INCLUDES MEXICAN FOOD TRUCK MEAL
- $55 entry through 7-8
- $65 through 7-25
- $75 after that
- $80 on race day
Entry Fees 5K- INCLUDES MEXICAN FOOD TRUCK MEAL
- $50 entry through 7-8
- $60 through 7-25
- $70 after that
- $75 on race day
Military, Police, and Fire Discounts: $5 discount on pricing above. Mail in registration only. Please provide copy of ID and have ID at packet pickup.
Please be aware that there are no refunds for this event. We will be happy to arrange for you to get your race packet if you cannot make it.
- Click here for 5K results.
- Click here for 10K results.
- Click here for Chupacabra Houston 10K Results run in Camp Arifjan , Kuwait by 5 awesome Army members in the 205th Engineer Battalion.