Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week: March 18 to 24, 2019

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Run, race, and root on the home team at these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, March 18 through Sunday, March 24, 2019.

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This week, the Sabercats say farewell to their temporary stadium, the Rockets head into an age-old battle with the Spurs, and race fans hit the drag for a weekend of adrenaline-fueled excitement.

If you’re looking to participate, then Saturday morning offers two major run events in Houston and the surrounding area.

Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week

  • Houston Sabercats vs. Utah Warriors at Constellation Field | Thursday, March 21 – The Sabercats rugby team scrums for one last time at Constellation Field in Sugar Land before their brand new Aveva Stadium opens in April. Tickets range from $10 to $95. 7pm.
  • Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs at Toyota Center | Friday, March 22 – Two teams recently on winning streaks go head-to-head in the I-10 rivalry. Tickets start at $39 but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
  • NHRA Texas Sportsman Challenge at Houston Raceway Park | Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24 – Bring a pair of earplugs for this rip-roaring, rubber-burning event that sees NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series drivers vie for points toward divisional and national championships, as well as a year-end purse of over a half-million dollars. Tickets start at $20, VIP admission are $30. Gates open at 8am.
  • Run Houston at Minute Maid Park | Saturday, March 23 – The second event of this year’s five-race Run Houston! series sends runners around the home of the Houston Astros, as well as East Downtown, in 5K, 10K, and Kids 1K courses. Registration costs $50 for the 5K and 10K events; $30 for the Kids 1K, open to children 12 years and under. The first events begin at 7am.
  • Katy Color Run at Kingsland Baptist Church | Saturday, March 23 – The third annual event peppers runners with colored corn starch as they take on a 5K or 10K course. A post-race party with food trucks, vendors, kids fun zone, and live entertainment caps off this run for a good cause. Registration is $15 for the Kid’s Color Dash; $30 for the 5K; $45 for the 10K. First events begin at 8am.

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