Packet Pickup times coming soon.
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 2017 Independence Day 8k 5K/10K run will be held Saturday, July 1, 2017.
The 2017 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 – 4/1/17 to 5/15/17 – $35
Regular Registration – 5/16/17 to 6/24/17 – $40
Race Week Registration - 6/25/17 to 6/29/17 – $45
Kids K Race Registration:
Regular Registration – 4/1/17 to 6/29/17 – $15
During registration you may choose to have your 8K bib mailed directly to you for $5.
You may also pick up your 8K bib at a bib pickup the week before the race (Date and Location TBA).
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 on race morning
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 CityCentre venue.
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
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 finishers 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 5 year increments for the 8K race beginning at 14&U, 15-19, 20-24… 75+
Email us at [email protected]
Or call us at: 832-981-2550