Badges & Bases H-Town Run Down

H-Town Run Down

The Astros Foundation and Houston Police Foundation invite you to come out for the annual Badge & Bases H-Town Run Down, presented by Cheniere! This family-friendly event will take place Saturday, September 30th and will benefit The Astros Foundation and Houston Police Foundation. Each race participant will receive a Commemorative Badges & Bases t-shirt and have the opportunity to take a photo at home plate.

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Race Information

Date: Saturday, September 30th
Location: The race will start and finish at Minute Maid Park
Time: 7:15AM Kids Fun Run starts; 7:30AM Badges and Bases 10K and 5K starts

Race Registration and Pricing

*Runners under 18 require parent/guardian approval and authorization. Liability waiver must be signed at registration.

Race Type Starting Price 8/31 Price Increase Electronically timed
10K Run $35.00 $40.00 YES
5K Run $25.00 $30.00 YES
Kids Fun Run $10.00 $15.00 NO

Race Packet Pick-Up

Race packets will be available on race day beginning at 6:15AM or in advance at Academy Sports + Outdoors. Race day registration is located outside Minute Maid Park.

Advance Packet Pick-up Dates and Times

• Thursday, September 28: 4:00PM - 8:00PM
• Friday, September 29: 12:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: Academy Sports + Outdoors
2404 Southwest Freeway (between Greenbriar/Shepherd and Kirby)
Houston, TX 77098


All races will start outside Minute Maid Park and will finish inside the ballpark. All finishers will have an opportunity to take a photo on home plate.

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Race Day Schedule

6:15AM - 7:00AMPacket pick-up
7:15AMKids Fun Run starts
7:30AMBadges and Bases 10K and 5K starts
8:45AMBadges and Bases 10K and 5K awards


Free parking for participants will be available in Houston Astros lots A, B & C located off of Preston Street on the east side of Minute Maid Park.
H-Town Run Down

Post-Race Party

All participants are invited to the post-race party held at Minute Maid Park.

Top Finisher Recognition

The top male and top female 10K and 5K runners in each age group - Prizes to be determined -
*10K and 5K Race Age Groups: 0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+ *Prizes will be awarded in each age group.

Race Results

Race results will be available on site and online at

Race Restrictions

Pets, roller blades, skates, strollers, bicycles, baby joggers, and any other-related wheeled devices will be prohibited.

Corporate Group Program

The Astros Foundation and the Houston Police Foundation invite your company to participate in the Badges & Bases Corporate Group Program. The programs provides your company the opportunity to have employees and their families participate in a fun and active charitable event without the hassle of having to plan the event. Badges & Bases includes a 10K, 5K and Kids Fun Run, so people of all ages are able to participate. This event can also complement a workplace fitness or wellness program. Benefits include group discounts, team race shirts, post-race hospitality location and packet distribution at your offices. Please e-mail for more information about the Corporate Group Program.