Events

Events

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Athletics and Skills Challenge!

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Carver Park Baseball Fields located between the corners of Carver/Westward and Westward/Park Avenue Texas City, Texas 77591 &

Carver Park Community Center 6615 Park Avenue Texas City, Texas 77591

7:00 am to 7:00 pm

This year we added three exciting events: 5K Race, 1K Fun Run, and Basketball Clinic. All events are going to be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Texas City, Texas at Carver Park Baseball Fields and Carver Park Community Center. Online registration is highly encouraged. There will also be event registration on the day of the event. There will be food and beverages available at concessions. Everyone is welcome to watch and participate.

5K Run/Walk Race
Get ready for the inaugural TNGF 5K! This race will kick off fantastic fall weather. Individuals will run or walk 5K in the historic Carver Park in Texas City, Texas. The race will be chip timed, with runners starting first followed by walkers. We will end the event with awards and a great post race party. There will be music, drinks, and fun for the whole family! $35 entry fee per person.

T-shirt confirmed in registration completed by September 3, 2017.
Contact Person: La Tasha Gary (713) 854-2066.

Packet Pick up: 6:00pm – 8:00pm on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Carver Park Community Center 6615 Park Avenue Texas City, Texas 77591

Race Day Registration and Packet Pick up: 6:00am – 6:45am between both Softball Fields, Texas City, Texas 77591

Age group awards given to top male and female. Our 5K course is USAT&F sanctioned, certified with chip timing, and age group awards.

5K Competitive Run: 7:00am

5K Walk: Immediately after Runners

Awards Ceremony: 8:30am

 

1K Fun Run/Walk
Come out and take part in TNGF inaugural 1K! We’re looking for adults, kids and strollers to run, walk and have fun. Individuals will run or walk 1K in the historic Carver Park in Texas City, Texas. The fun continues with a great post run party. There will be music, drinks, and fun for the entire family! $25 entry fee per person.

T-shirt confirmed in registration completed by September 3, 2017.
Contact Person:  La Tasha Gary (713) 854-2066.

Packet Pick up: 6:00pm – 8:00pm on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Carver Park Community Center 6615 Park Avenue Texas City, Texas 77591

Run Day Registration and Packet pick up: 7:00am – 7:45am between both Softball Fields, Texas City, Texas 77591

1K Start Time: 8:00am

Post Run Party: 8:30am


Nick Gary Foundation 5K and 1K Course Map


The Start and Finish line will be located between the baseball fields at Carver Park, Texas City, Texas 77591.

Saturday, Sept 30, 2017

  • Race Day Registration and Packet Pick Up: 6:00am – 6:45am
  • Opening Ceremony: 6:45am – 7:00am
  • 5K Start: 7:00am
  • 1K Start: 8:00am
  • 5K Awards Ceremony: 8:30am

 

1K / 5K Designated Parking Instructions
Prior and during the 1K & 5K Run/Walk no parking will be permitted on streets surrounding Carver Park. The Nick Gary Foundation workers may drop off equipment and items required for the event and then park at designated parking areas. Volunteers will direct participants to designated parking areas and be positioned in those designated parking areas. All race participants, volunteers, and staffers should park at these designated parking areas:

  • Carver Park Community Center parking lot located at 6615 Park Avenue and the Carver Park Pavilion overflow parking area.
  • Westward St. Church of Christ located at the corner of Westward/Anderson Streets.

 

Softball Tournament
This would be a great opportunity for you to have fun and help local students all at the same time. 4 to 8 teams with double elimination. $250 entry fee per team of 10. 1 hour time limit. Reserve your team’s spot now!

T-shirts confirmed in registration completed by September 3, 2017.
Contact Person: Mike Richardson (409) 739-9340.

Registration / Packet Pick up: 11:00am

Games begin: 12 noon

 

Home Run Derby
Batter … batter … swing! 2 to 3 minutes per player. 50 participants max. 10 Players in Second Round. 2 Players in Final Round. TNGF determines ‘home run’ boundary line. $25 entry fee per person.

T-shirt confirmed in registration completed by September 3, 2017.
Contact Person: Mike Richardson (409) 739-9340.

Hits begin: 11:15am

 

Kickball Tournament
Come play with us! ‘Clash of the Classes’ is a great tradition for kickball. We would love to see alumni classes, families, businesses, or clubs get teams together. 4 to 6 teams with single elimination. 1 hour time limit. $250 entry fee per team of 10.

T-shirts confirmed in registration completed by September 3, 2017.
Contact Person: Will Smith (832) 865-1904.

Registration / Packet Pick up: 11:00am

Games begin: 12 noon

 

Skills Challenge
Free event for all youth!

Location: Carver Park Community Center 6615 Park Avenue Texas City, Texas 77591

Begins: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

VENDORS

We welcome vendors to participate, no food or drink vendors. Please provide your own table, chairs and tent. The Vendor fee is $50.


Please reach out via [email protected]


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

T.C. Commissioner Thelma Bowie

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