Trafigura Run for the House

Houston, TX

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  • USATF-certified 10K and 5K run/walk/roll
  • Competitive runners, fun runners and walkers, families with children, and dogs are welcome!
  • All registered participants will receive a finisher medal, event t-shirt, and other great SWAG generously donated by our sponsors.
  • 100% of the proceeds benefit the children and families of RMH Houston.

Up to $185,000 will be generously matched, dollar for dollar, by the Trafigura Foundation!

The 13th Annual Trafigura Run for the House is gearing up for a fun and festive race in 2022!
We are excited we can once again gather together to raise money and awareness for Ronald McDonald House Houston!

For those who can't join us on Race Day, register as a Virtual Runner and run anytime, anywhere to show your support for RMHH! Virtual Runner packets will be mailed via USPS. Register by 11/25/22 to receive your packet in time for Race Day.  

Start Times
10K Wheelers: 7:55 a.m.
10K Run/Walk: 8:00 a.m.
5K Wheelers: 8:10 a.m.
5K Run/Walk: 8:15 a.m.


  • Overall Male and Female in the 5K and 10K 
  • Overall Masters Male and Female in the 5K and 10K

10K Age Divisions
19 and Under
60 and Over

5K Age Divisions
11 and Under
60 and Over

The top 3 finishers in the 10K and 5K Wheeler divisions will win an award.




Thursday, December 1, and Friday, December 2

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ronald McDonald House Houston
1907 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030

Race Day Packet Pickup will begin at 6:30 a.m. and will be held next to the church in Sam Houston Park. Race Day lines tend to be long so please arrive early. Our volunteers will work as quickly as possible to assist you. We appreciate your understanding and patience. 


Metered street parking in Downtown is plentiful and accessible. Surface lot parking is available at 719 Prairie for $10/car. Please plan enough time to find a parking spot and walk to the race site. We encourage participants to carpool if possible.


Q: I’m excited about participating in the Trafigura Run for the House this year…what else can I do to support RMHH?

A: We’re excited to have you join us! Everyone who registers will automatically be assigned a fundraising page. Claim your page, customize it with your RMHH story and why you’re fundraising, and send the link to your friends and family to ask them to help you reach your goal. The top 3 fundraisers will receive a special award plaque and a special thank you from the RMHH team.

Q: I can’t run this year but would like to support RMHH? Can I participate in the Trafigura Run for the House in another way?

A: Yes, there are several ways you can support RMHH and the families who stay at the House.

  1. Sign up as a fundraiser for RMHH and create a unique fundraising page! Email your friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors and ask them to help you reach your fundraising goal. Raise $200 or more and earn a free RMHH pullover! Sign up here:
  2. Make a general donation to the Ronald McDonald House via our online registration platform. It’s safe, secure, and simple! Donate here:
  3. Sponsor a runner. Share the love and pay it forward by paying the registration fees for another runners/walkers. Contact the Race Director at for more information regarding registration sponsorship.


Due to the fundraising nature of the event, Ronald McDonald House Houston is unable to refund event sponsors, race registrants, or donors. 

We thank all of those who graciously support the mission of Ronald McDonald House Houston through your commitment to the Trafigura Run for the House. We could not fulfill our mission of love without you. For additional information, please visit


Presenting Sponsors    
Race Bag Sponsors  
After Party Sponsors
The Conely Foundation Strake Foundation
T-Shirt Sponsor      
Awards Ceremony Sponsors Randee Rothman & Wendi Orlando
Registration Sponsors Hunter's Pub
Race Bib

Bee & Marc Dickson Family

Water Station Sponsors

Jill & John Parsley
  Karen & Jerry Borowick The Cassell Family Blue Ocean Brokerage
Back the Run Sponsors  Alex & Lauren
Latin Specialties
  UBS Debbie & Ozzie Bauer Helene Estes  


When & Where

Dec 3, 2022


8:00 AM

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Keeping Families Close

Caring for a seriously ill child is difficult, expensive and at times, terrifying. For more than 30 years, Ronald McDonald House Houston has been helping families with seriously ill children stay close together during these difficult times. By providing a “home away from home” while their child receives the treatment they need, Ronald McDonald House Houston is able to meet families’ most vital need for a place to stay while also providing opportunities to connect with other families facing similar crises. Together, we can continue to provide safety and comfort to these children and their families when they need it the most.

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