The 28th Annual Baytown Bud Heat Wave 5 Mile Run

July 4th, 2017

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The 28th Annual Baytown Bud Heat Wave 5 Mile Run

July 4th, 2017

Start Time: 7:00 AM
Distance: 5 Miles
Start Location: 511 S. Whiting Street, Baytown Texas 77520 to plug into your GPS system.
Finish: Wismer Distributing Co. (our Sponsor), Approximately 1/2 mile from start.
Course: The Baytown Heat Wave is run mostly on flat, concrete / asphalt-surfaced streets through the southwestern section of Baytown. The course encompasses Bicentennial Park, the City Hall Complex and residential areas of this section.

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Baytown Special Rodeo Association

Net proceeds from the
Baytown Bud Heatwave
go to:

Baytown Special Rodeo Association
The mission of the Baytown Special Rodeo Association is to provide an annual fun filled, western themed day of activities and entertainment for mentally and/or physically challenged children and their families. We strive to instill in each child a sense of community and the belief that they are special and important.

Do not run this race if you are unprepared. The combined heat and humidity on the 4th of July in Baytown makes the Baytown Bud Heat Wave a very strenuous and taxing race. Entrants should only seek participation in this event if they are well conditioned and cautious in their race strategy.

*One of the top female finishers from the very first run, 1979, sent us this slate of the inaugural top 10 finishers. How cool is that?

Our Post-Race Party Rocks, and So Do Our Sponsors!
M. L. Wismer Distributing
City of Baytown
New Balance
Airrosti Provider Awards & Engraving
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White Water Bar BQ

Ditta Meat
Powerhouse Racing
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