IAH Sugar Land 5K Run, Walk, Wheel

Join us for a special 5K Race on Saturday, November 22, 2014 to honor our wounded Heroes. Make it a family tradition to support these families! Official IAH Sugarland 5K website: When & Where Saturday, November 22, 2014 Sugar Land Memorial Park: 15300 University Boulevard Race Starts: 7:00am Late Sign-Up and Parking Open: 5:30AM Course Closes: 8:00AM   Come run, walk or just support our veterans while you enjoy the music and festivities.  

IAH 2014 Results posted

Thank you to all of our runners and walkers who were able to come out and show their support for our heroes! Results have been posted for the 2014 Impact a Hero 5K.  For your results to have been officially timed, you must have been registered in the Competitive category.  Please click on the “Results Page” listed under the “RESULTS” menu drop down.  Alternatively, click the respective link that you are looking for (individuals or teams) featured just below: 2014 Results 5K: Teams: It was really great to see everyone, and we strive to make the best possible 5K!  If you have any suggestions that you’d like to forward on for consideration in next year’s Impact A Hero … Continue Reading →

The 2014 5K race course is highlighted by the blue polyline.  2 mile walkers will follow the blue line and detour where the yellow line diverges from the blue line

2014 IAH 5K course certification is complete

The 2014 Impact a Hero 5K course has been certified, (certification # TX14098ETM).  Click the map to zoom in and view the race course.  Please note that the start and finish line are slightly different to accommodate the certification process. The race will be this Saturday morning, May 17, 2014.  We look forward to seeing everyone at packet pick-up and on raceday.  As a reminder, please try to arrive as early as possible.  We will have activities and food to occupy your time, and you won’t have to stress about being tied up in traffic trying to park! You can then make your way to the start line to greet our wounded warriors as they arrive via tour bus, and also to … Continue Reading →


Country legend Mark Chesnutt in concert!

We are excited to announce Mark Chesnutt will perform in concert after the Awards Ceremony at the 10th Annual Impact a Hero 5K Race on May 17, 2014. Mark is a classic country singer with 14 No. 1 hits, 23 top ten singles, four platinum albums and five gold records to his name! Ticket price is included in the registration fee. Click here to register!


Coach O’Brien named honorary 5K chairman

Come join the 5K Honorary Chairman, Houston Texans’ Coach O’Brien at the 2014 Impact A Hero 5K.  Texans’ coach Bill O’Brien and the Houston Texans will be showing their support this year; you too can show your support for Impact A Hero and the Texans by joining us on May 17, 2014 at Reliant Stadium for the 10th Annual Impact A Hero 5K!

2014 Impact A Hero 5K Registration is now Open

At last, we are pleased to announce registration for the 2014 Impact A Hero 5K is now open! Please proceed to register for the race by following any of the “Register Now” buttons located on the website (on the top menu, on the side menu, or by clicking “REGISTRATION” on the top menu and then the register now button on the page). All of those buttons will take you to the following: We encourage everyone to proceed to the donations page after you have registered to run/walk, and then set up your fundraiser profile, or donate to another fundraiser. Please note, a donation is not the same as a registration. We encourage all to donate if you can, but … Continue Reading →


2014 T-shirt design confirmed

The official T-shirt design has been finalized for the 2014 Impact A Hero 5K!  We are pleased to unveil the design at this time.  2014 is a special year for IAH – it is our 10th year of organizing the 5K, the proceeds of which go to support our wounded veterans who’ve served in Iraq and Afghanistan. As such, we worked to incorporate three key items into the design.  First, the purple heart ribbon and medal are displayed on the top right.  All of the heroes that we support have received a purple heart from being injured in combat.  Second and third are the campaign ribbons and medals for Iraq and Afghanistan. We look forward to seeing you out at Reliant … Continue Reading →


2014: Celebrating 10 years of Commitment

Join us in 2014 as we celebrate 10 Years of Commitment! The 10th Annual 5K Run/Walk/Wheel will be held May 17th at Reliant Park. Over the past 9 years, the 5K race has raised over $2 million in donations.  The fundraising goal for 2014 is $500,000 bring the total donations close to $3 million. Join us, the Houston Texans, our generous sponsors and the community as we honor our Heores! Impact A Hero provides immediate and ongoing emotional and financial support for our severely-wounded post-9/11 combat veterans and their families. Impact A Hero is seen as the most effective wounded veteran organization by our Heroes, their families and the community by empowering our heroes to lead impactful lives.

testimonial_drakeI would like to take this time to thank the members of Impact a Hero, you guys have helped my family and I during a very difficult time. They were quick to address my problems and issue me a grant that made it possible for us to get by.   Thank you so much for all you do and have done. God Bless, William Drake