For Our Heroes

Impact a Hero

The 14th Annual Impact a Hero 5K + Kids K is a run/walk/wheel event that supports the severely wounded combat veterans and their families in Houston, Texas. Presented by Impact a Hero, the event serves as an opportunity to raise funds for the Impact a Hero programs, bring the community together, and to express our gratitude to our veterans and families.

Registration IS NOW OPEN.

The first 50 people who fundraise $250 or more will automatically receive a free 5K race registration into the 2019 5K (next year’s race).  Additionally, there are prizes that will be up for raffle that can only be accessed by fundraising! 


Competitive (chip timed)


Kids 1K


Through April 28





April 28 through May 4





Race Day






Impact A Hero, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, provides immediate and ongoing support, in the form of opportunities and resources, for our severely wounded, post 9/11 combat veterans, their families, and caregivers.

Ways to Participate

5K Run (Timed)

The 5K Run comes with a chip-timed bib. Perfect for competitive runners. 

5K Walk (Untimed)

The 5K Walk is untimed and is perfect for all levels. Enjoy 3.1 miles with your veterans, friends, and family.

5K Roll (Wheel)

The 5K Wheel is for wheelchairs or motorized vehicles. 

Kids 1K

Kids can be a part of the event too — by dashing through the Kids K! This distance is open to kids under 10 and can be joined by their parents. 


Personal fundraising pages and team fundraising pages (with a drawing to win prizes) can be also be created. Visit our fundraising platform here.