The 16th Annual Texas Med Run Focuses on Children’s Needs

The Harris Health System CAPES Program provides more than just support for families across the country
January 17, 2018 – Houston, Texas – The 16th Annual The Texas Med Run, 10K. 5K Run/Walk and Kids K, will be highlighting the growing need of support for children in the Houston area.
The Harris Health System Children of Adult Patients Enduring Stressors(CAPES) Program provides emotional support, educational resources, and therapeutic activities for children who’s loved ones are diagnosed with a life threatening illness.
CAPES Program Patient Testimonial: Olivia Cohen
CAPES Program Patient Testimonial: Olivia Cohen

“This is a monumental moment for the family – for both the parents and children. These moments can destabilize lives, leaving questions unanswered and feelings unattended to. Our goal is to maximize the families’ ability to cope with the stressors.” Jeff Baker, Executive Director, HCHD Foundation.

The 16th Annual Texas Med Run will take place Saturday, February 3, 2018, and run through the Medical Center area of Houston, Texas. The 10K and 5K are USATF-Certified, making their race a qualifier for competitive runners.
a distance for everyone.

Every registration comes with a 2018 Texas Med Run tee, 2018 Finisher’s medal, a free fundraising page, and entry to the post-race party. Online registration can be found here: 

More information about the race can be found on their website:
For more information about registration, volunteering, sponsoring, or general inquires: please email Visit the website for race details: