Spring 2021

Achilles Saturday Workouts take place at 10 am at the Achilles base in Memorial Park.  We are there (almost) 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 & race day events are free.  For scheduled races, athletes & guides will get registration information from the Athlete Coordinator & Volunteer Coordinator respectively.   

Schedule: Please check back from time to time for updates to our workout and Race schedule.  

To RSVP or get more information about workouts or races or volunteering, contact us either Gloria@AchillesHouston.org or Cathy@Achille 


  • Jan 04 -- First Saturday workout of 2020 at Memorial Park.

  • Jan 11 -- CHANGE:  Workout at 10 am.  Location CHANGE:

    • LOCATION: Buffalo Bayou Park.

    • MEET-UP: Outside the Allen Sales Gallery (1733 Allen Parkway). 

    • PARKING: Parking is on Gillette Street (759 Gillette St in GPS)

  • Jan 18 -- NO workout.  RACE DAY

    • We Are Houston 5K @ 8 am (7:50 am Wheeler start)

    • Pre-Marathon/Half Marathon REQUIRED meetings

      • Packet Pick-up for AWD & Guides

      • AWD & Volunteer meetings

  • Jan 19 -- 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon & Aramco Half Marathon

    • Go Achilles!  #HouAWD 

  • Jan 25 -- Regular Saturday workout at Memorial Park.

  • Jan 27 -- Achilles 7th Birthday!


EFFECTIVE 3/12/2020 - All March Events are CANCELLED.

  • Mar 07 -- Regular Saturday workout at Memorial Park.

  • Mar 14 -- CANCELLED!  NO workout. NO Achilles activities. 

    • RACE DAY - Bayou City Classic 10K/5K

      • This race has been cancelled by race officials & the City of Houston.​​

      • We will NOT be having any Achilles activities on this date.  Everyone take care of yourselves.  Your well-being is paramount​​!

  • Mar 21 -- CANCELLED  - We will NOT have our regular Saturday workout.

  • Mar 28 -- CANCELLED  -- SPECIAL ACTIVITY:  In place of our regular workout, we are meeting at Houston Sports Park to watch/participate in the first workout of the Lone Star Adaptive Soccer Association.  In coordination with the Houston Dynamo and the Houston Dash, LSASA provides opportunities for youth and adults to participate in amputee soccer.

    • WHERE: Houston Sports Park, Field 1, 12131 Kirby Drive, Houston
    • WHEN: 9am - 3pm
    • NOTE:  Our regular location at Memorial Park is closed for the Bayou City Arts Festival. We will not be having our regular Saturday workout.


  • Feb 01 -- Regular Saturday workout at Memorial Park.

    Feb 08 -- Regular Saturday workout at Memorial Park.

    Feb 15 -- Regular Saturday workout at Memorial Park.

  • Feb 22 -- Regular Saturday workout at Memorial Park. 

  • Feb 29 -- NO workout.  Park closed for Trail Riders / Rodeo Parade.  


All April Achilles Houston Activities / Events are CANCELLED.

  • Apr 04 -- CANCELLED  - We will NOT have our regular Saturday workout.

  • Apr 11 -- CANCELLED  - We will NOT have our regular Saturday @ Buffalo Bayou Park 

  • Apr 18 -- CANCELLED  - The West End Brew Run for 2020 has been cancelled.  There is a free virtual option - so, if your situation permits, get out and put in 5K. RACE DAY West End Brew Run @ 8 am -- 5K run/walk put on by the West End Running Club, benefitting Achilles Houston! Thanks WERC !   

  • Apr 25 -- CANCELLED  - We will NOT have our regular Saturday workout.

Regular activities in May are cancelled. 

Achilles will have a phased approach to resuming activities.

  • May 02 -- NO WORKOUT

  • May 09 -- UPDATE:  VIRTUAL RACE DAY - Global Distancing 5K

    • A virtual, simultaneous global movement of people completing a 5K* on behalf of those on the Covid-19 front lines. And for those who have passed.


      • Note:  Registration is free. There is an option to pay $1 or $2 (help another) to help pay for the registration platform.

  • May 16 -- NO WORKOUT

  • May 23 -- NO WORKOUT

  • May 30 -- ON HOLD - MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Spring 2020 end-of-season Picnic at Memorial Park

    • Athletes, volunteers, family & friends, furry friends -- all welcome !  

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