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Get Ready, Get Set for the Art Car IPA 5K!

ipa5kPut on your running shoes as Saint Arnold Brewing Company and the University of Houston-Downtown are partnering once again to host the Art Car IPA 5K on Sunday, April 3.

The latest collaboration joins Houston’s second-largest University with Texas’ oldest craft brewery. The 5K event held in Nov. 2021 brought nearly 2,000 Houstonians together for a festival of fun and fitness.

On the day of the event, gates will open 7 a.m., with the race beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Saint Arnold Brewing Company (2000 Lyons Ave).

Live music, food and beverages will be available for runners, as well as spectators.

Registration is now open for the event. Details for locations for packet pick-up, registration and additional event information are available on the Art Car IPA 5K website. The race is not offering packet pick-ups on race day.

Volunteers are also needed for this event to assist with a variety of duties. Students, faculty, staff and alumni can sign up by visiting the event website.

Race day parking will be provided by the University at the Daly Lot (501 N. Main Street). Runners/spectators are invited to warm up for the big race with a one-mile walk to Saint Arnold.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.