2020 Cancelled

After much review of the on going road work on Highway 146 in the Seabrook/Kemah area, we are very sure and sad to announce that the 2020 Rum to the Rum 50k has been cancelled. We are working on a Rum Runner get together at Railean's Rum on what would be race day! So be sure and keep checking back on this page for more details!

So sorry Rum Runners, but it's just not safe to put anyone on foot in that area.


Welcome to the 2nd Annual Run To The Rum 50k

Registration Opens Fri. Aug 31, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Run To The Rum 50k is not only a fun unsupported 50k that finishes at Railean Rum, that is the first and only Rum to be certified Made In The USA in accordance with Federal Trade Commission requirements under federal law.

Run To The Rum 50k is also a fundraiser for the Footsteps For The Fallen scholarship program. Footsteps For The Fallen awards scholarships to the children of our Texas First Responders. The mission of Footsteps For The Fallen is to honor all Texas First Responders. We are compassionately devoted to assisting the children of Texas First Responders with scholarships while honoring the memory of the fallen.

This is a ZERO support 50K run!

Solo Runner
3 Person Team, team can be made up of all female, all male or a mix

Signup Link: Run To The Rum 50k


This is a ZERO support 50K run!

There are a number of gas stations, and stores around the route to stop and get pretty much any supplies you may need! The course is a mix of crushed granite with it mostly being concrete. There is a wide shoulder when next to the roadway.

What you will need? A hydration pack or water bottle or two should be fine. Most water stops are 3-4 miles apart. Depending on weather, also rain gear, light gloves, beanie or anything else that you may want to stay dry or warm. Also cash, ID, and phone of course encase you just have to call for help! You don't need to weigh yourself down with water, food or most other needs. You can purchase along the way if needed.

Runners will need to find their own transportation to the starting line. We will do our best to work with you to help get you back to your car once you finish. But do have a backup plan to get back to where ever you parked, have a friend or family member meet you at the finish, Uber or Lyft are also in the area.

Signup Link: Run To The Rum 50k

Start Time: 7:00am in La Porte, TX.
“East Fairmont Park Jogging Track”
11005 Spring Wood Dr, La Porte, TX 77571

Finishing at “Railean Rum Distillers
341 5th Street, San Leon, TX 77539

See list of Race Rule below!

Once you finish, Railean's will have Rum Runner drink specials, hot dogs, a distillery tour, and a great time with new friends!

Solo Runner: 1st, 2nd & DFL
Team: 1st, & 2nd


Find the route on Map My Run, “Run To The Rum 50k

Join our Facebook page, “Run To The Rum 50k” to keep up with all the goings on, and become a Rum Runner!

What you will see along the way. Lots of Wildlife, Pasadena Rodeo/Fair Grounds, Armand Bayou Nature Center, NASA Space Center, Johnson Space Center, Clear Lake, Kemah Boardwalk, Galveston Bay, and must more!

Signup Link: Run To The Rum 50k


General Race Rules:


2: NO CREWS! Due to safety and this being an unsupported 50k no crews are allowed!

3: Time limit is 8 hours, 3:00pm. To be an Official Finisher you must finish within the 8 hour time limit. This time limit is for solo runners and teams.

4: All Rum Runners must check in at the start line, ready to race, at 06:45 and the race will begin at 07:00 on race day.

5: The race bib/pirate flag must be worn and visible at all times during the race. It can be placed anywhere obvious: hat, hydration pack, number belt, chest or back of shirt, etc. This flag will be given at check in, see rule 2.

6: Rum Runners are not allowed to wear any sort of ear bud devices that will impact their situational awareness, due to running on open roadways.

7: When running on roadway, running must always be single file “outside the white line” on the side of the roadway. Runners should be facing traffic.

8: All team members must remain together while running (within 25 feet) at all times. This applies for the entire 50k race course.

9: All team members must run and finish the entire distance and cross the finish line together to be considered finishers.

10: All Rum Runners must display sportsmanship at all times.

11: Always look and listen both ways before crossing all roadways. Drivers are not expecting runners. Remember we are on public roads with no road closures. Runners should not cross over the roadways more than necessary.

12: If a solo runner or team drops/withdraws, he/she/they must contact the Race Director immediately. All Rum Runners who drop are encouraged to come to the finish line to greet and celebrate with their fellow Rum Runners.

13: All solo runners and teams who complete the full 50k route within the rules of the race will receive the finisher’s award.

14. Race Director has the ultimate final say on determination of any official finish.