Spring 2019

Achilles Saturday Workouts take place at 10 am at the Achilles base in Memorial Park.  We are there every weekend, with the possible exception of race weekends and holidays or when the park is closed.  Please continue to check the schedule, as it may change.  


As always, all workouts & activities are free.  We do ask that you RSVP for some activities (noted below) so we know in advance how many will be joining us.

To RSVP or get more information about workouts or events, contact us at BTretta@AchillesHouston.org, Cathy@AchillesHouston.org,  interested in volunteering?  Contact our volunteer coordinator at Gloria@AchillesHouston.org 


  • Jan 19: NO Workout. 

    • Run for Houston 5K - 8 am (packet pickup at 6 am)

    • Marathon AWD meeting -- 11 am (packet pickup at 10 am at meeting rm)

  • Jan 20 (Sunday): Chevron Houston Marathon:  We have 31 Achilles Houston athletes participating in the marathon/half marathon.  Go Achilles!  #HouAWD 

  • Jan 20:  Achilles Houston's 6th Birthday! 

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  • Mar 16 - RACE DAY:  Bayou City Classic (5K/10K). Open to walkers/runners/wheelers.  Costumes encouraged.  (NO regular workout)

    • If you would like to participate, please email us.

  • Mar 30  - NO workout: Park closed for Bayou City Arts Festival. 


  • Feb 2:  NO workout. RACE DAY - Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

    • RSVP: Please email to let us know if you would like to participate.​ Include distance and if you will be walking/running or handcycling/wheelchair.

  • Feb 23: NO workout.  Park closed for Trail Riders / Rodeo Parade.  

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  • Apr 6: NO workout.  Park closed for Memorial Park Brunch Run.

  • UPDATE: April 13 - workout CANCELED due to weather.

  • Apr 20: RACE DAY.  West End Brew Run @ 8 am-- 5K run/walk put on by the West End Running Club, benefitting Achilles Houston! Thanks WERC! 

    • Start & finish at The West End - A Public House @5320 Westheimer Rd

    • Registration includes: two craft brews, brunch buffet, pint glass, race tee & entry into the coolest post race party ever!  

    • (NO regular workout)

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  • Regular Saturday 10 am workouts @ Memorial Park - every weekend in May

  • Picnic & Workout  May 25  - Workout (10 am) and End-of-Season Picnic at Memorial Park. Athletes, volunteers, family & friends, furry friends -- all welcome !  

    • Location: Our usual Memorial Park meet-up locaction

    • Time:  Workout 10 am; Picnic ~11 am​​

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