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Event Features Costume Contest, Prizes, Awards Ceremony and More on Saturday, February 14, 2009


The Showgrounds Sam Houston Race ParkWHAT:                       Sam Houston Race Park ( and OnUrLeft Sports ( have partnered in hosting an event on
Saturday, February 14, 2009.  The event will include a 5K and 10K race for adults, 1K race for kids, “Dress like Cupid” costume contest, awards ceremony, prize giveaways, raffle drawing and more!  A portion of the race profits will be donated to the American Heart Association, along with one lucky youth participant, between the ages of 16-22, chosen for the Joy Karakashian Scholarship Award.  For more information regarding registration and fees, please visit

WHO:                         OnUrLeft’s instruction is based on twenty combined years of experience in Triathlon, Swimming, Cycling, and Running. They believe that by being the only Endurance Training Company in all of Houston (and its surrounding areas) with two Certified USAT Coaches they are able to offer their members much more than they would get through a single coach. They offer a variety of services including: Coach to athlete fitness consultations, blood lactate tests and analysis, a workout zone establishment, full body composition readings, customized monthly training plans, and private coaching sessions.  
For more information, please visit

Sam Houston Race Park is Houston’s premier racing and entertainment facility located in Northwest Houston. The state-of-the-art facility offers a variety of attractions including 19 luxury suites overlooking the track, The Pavilion Centre, and award-winning dining options at the Winner’s Circle Restaurant and Jockey Club.
For more information, please visit

WHEN:                       Saturday, February 14, 2009
                                    5:30 a.m.         Parking & Registration Begins
                                    7:30 a.m.         5K/10K Run Begins
                                    8:30 a.m.         1K Kids Run Starts
                                    9:30 a.m.         Awards Ceremony & Auctions                     

WHERE:                    Sam Houston Race Park
                                   7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway West
                                   Houston, Texas 77064

REGISTRATION:    Participants may register in person, by mail or online at For information on registration and fees contact Aaron Palaian at (832)334-6362 or                       

INFO: For more information, visit or contact Aaron Palaian at (832)334-6362 or by email at

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