Super Heroes Vs Villains 1/2 Marathon and 5k

Race Info



Heart & Sole Races is Proud to Present the 2nd Annual Heroes Vs Villains 1/2 Marathon, 5K & 1Mile Family Fun Run

Date:  Sunday March 1st, 2020 1/2 Marathon Starts @7:00 AM, 5k, 7:10, 1 Mile 7:20

Location: MacGregor Park, 5225 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77021

BIB Pick-Up & Day of Registration:  Saturday  February, 28th 1;00PM to 6:00 PM Bib Pick-Up will take place @ Run On!   by Jack Rabbit  located @ W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019 (You may also  register the day of the event and  pick up your bib under the pavilion  starting at 5:30AM)

Parking: There is ample parking in MacGregor park and the surrounding area.  We suggest arriving early!!

POST RACE AWARDS:  Will  take place  around 10:45 by or under the pavilion, to go with a  terrific post race spread from some of your favorite local food trucks  that will appease every runner's appetite (103.1 Alive will be on  site!!)  Awards will be raced themed!!  The TOP 3 in each race will  receive HUGE cups/trophies.  The AGE group winners will receive a unique  award that is  RACE THEMED and SURE to Please!!

Course: * New Course this year:   1/2 Marathon will be an out and back on Brays Bayou,  5k will follow  the 1/2 Marathon Route and turn around at  1.55 Miles.  Courses will be  USATF certified.  The 1 Mile will be one lap around the park.  The  Course Map can be found here:

Amenities:  Awesome Race THEMED finisher's Medal to ALL participants in the 1/2 and  5k.   You Choose, Hero or Villain Tech Shirt.  Additional Race themed  Swag as well!!  The 1 Mile run/walk will also have special swag for  kids.   Including masks and a goodie bag!!

Aid Stations: We will have aid stations w/a first aid kit, Water and Gatorade and a  few treats Approx; every two miles!! (Also, a few may have some treats  as well!!)

Proceeds: Part of the proceeds will benefit the Snow Drop Foundation. They are an  amazing charity that has helped numerous children and their families.   Please take a second and visit their website:  ( 

FEES: Half marathon- $50 until 9/1/2019, $60 until 10/1/2019, $65 until  12/1/2019, $70 until 2/1/2020, $75 until and ON Race Day  5k- $25 until  10/1/2019, $30 until 12/1/2019,  $35 until 2/1/2020, $40 until and ON  Race Day  1Mile Walk Run- $15 with no Shirt, $22 with the Tech Shirt!! 

Awards:  Top 3 Male & Female to go with top masters Male & Female  (40+.) There are also age group  awards  for both male and female  runners.  The top 5 best costumes will be awarded as well. Teams- Top 2  fastest teams based on time and the top 2 teams with the most  participants will receive awards.

Age Groups: (Both 1/2 & 5k) 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34,35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

T-Shirts: Amazing race themed Short sleeve tech shirt to participants in ALL  events- 1/2, 5k & 1Mile!! (Two Styles!! One for Villains and one for  Heroes!!)

Teams: Create a Team for your family, work or friends!!  Teams MUST consist of at least 5 people

Theme:  When you register you will be asked if you want to be a VILLAIN  or a  HERO. There will be two different shirts. One for Villains and one for  Heroes!!

Finisher's Medal: A unique Custom Medal will be provide to all participants in both the 1/2 & 5k!!

Time Limit: 4 1/2 hours

Finish Line: There will be a live dj/entertainer at the start/finish area during the duration of the race

Coaching:  Do you need a little extra help and motivation? We also  offer a 14-week individual training plan with one on one coaching (if  needed) upon registration! Please contact us @ for more information.

More info can be found at



See you on Race day!!


(Please make sure you take a minute to check out our amazing charities site and read about the great work they are doing!!)    

Snow Drop Foundation

Course Map


Simple out & back on the Bray's Bayou Trail for both races!! There is very little elevation change!!