Like to run with friends? If you are interested in registering a group of 10 or more for the Independence Day 8k – Give us a shout! We can customize a group registration code to help with registration and simplify your group packet pick up. [email protected]
We can accommodate running groups of any size on race day
We are looking for fun, energetic people to lend a helping hand on race day! Volunteer jobs will include: water stations, post-race activities, finisher merchandise, food/beverage and much more! You can expect each shift to last about 4 hours.
If you are interested in volunteering for the Independence Day 8k, please click the link below and tell us what area most interests you.
The 2018 Independence Day 8k 5K/10K run will be held Saturday, June 30, 2018.
The 2018 Independence Day 8k run will be held at Meyerland Plaza located at:
420 Meyerland Plaza Mall
Houston, Texas 77096
All 8K participants will be timed using a B-Tag which is attached to runner’s race bib.
We will run Rain or Shine! If there is lightening at the time of start, then we will delay the start for a reasonable time for safety.
8K Race Registration:
Early Registration – 1/1/18 to 4/8/18 – $35
Regular Registration – 4/9/18 to 5/31/18 – $40
Late Registration - 6/1/18 to 6/29/18 – $45
Kids K Race Registration:
Regular Registration – 1/1/18 to 6/29/18 – $15
You may pick up your 8K bib at a bib pickup the week before the race at one of our designated packet pickups.
Should you lose or damage your BIB prior to race day, a $10.00 administrative fee will be required to obtain a new BIB.
Kids K Participants will pick up their materials at packet pickup as well.
No, we do not offer refund or allow deferrals for any reason.
Average high: 93F
Average low: 74F
The Independence Day 8k start line and finish line is located at in the main plaza of the Meyerland Plaza venue located at 420 Meyerland Plaza Mall.
The 8K starts at 7:30 AM. The kids run starting later in the morning at 9:00 AM.
Dogs, skateboards, rollerblades, unauthorized bicycles or any other wheeled devices are not allowed on the race course. Jogging strollers are allowed, however, for the safety of your child, and the other runners around you, we do ask that you start towards the back of the starting group.
The awards ceremony for overall winner (top 3 women, top 3 men in 8K) will take place at 9:00 am.
Yes, All registrants will receive a unisex t-shirt.
8K participants will receive a finishers medal. Kids K participants will receive a tshirt and a finisher medal.
Yes, Age Group awards will be given out in 10 year increments for the 8K race.
Email us at [email protected]