Independence Day 8K

When: Saturday, June 29, 2019

Start/Finish: Meyerland Plaza, 420 Meyerland Plaza Mall, Houston, TX, 77096 (map)

Race Day Schedule:

  • 7:30am - 8K Start

  • 9:00am - KidsK Start

  • Awards Ceremony (immediately following the KidsK)

Independence 8K features:

  • Chip time 8K race

  • All 8K and KidsK participants will receive a t-shirt and a finishers medal!

  • Join in the fun post-race with food, drink, music and more for the whole family!


Registration Fees:

$35.00 early registration (before 3/31/2019)
$45.00 regular registration (before 5/31/2019)
$50.00 late registration (on or after 6/1)

$15.00 per child

Group Registration
Like to run with friends? Send us an email at and we can customize a group registration code to simplify your packet pick up!

Registration closes at 7pm on Friday, June 28. Race day registration is not available.


Packet Pick Up

  • Saturday, June 23, 2019 from 10pm - 4pm at Sun and Ski Sports, Memorial City Mall

  • Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 10pm - 4pm at Sun and Ski Sports, Westheimer

  • Race Day Packet Pick-up is available for purchase $15.

IMPORTANT: Race Day Packet Pick-up will only be available race morning for those who pre-registered, starting at 6:30am. Please be advised that race morning packet pick up can be hectic and the lines can be long.


  • Parking is available in the open parking lots surrounding the Meyerland Plaza.

  • Parking is free!

Results & Awards

  • All participants receive a Independence 8K finisher medal

  • 8K Overall Awards will be awarded to the top 3 men and women

  • 8K Overall Masters Awards will be awarded to the top 3 men and women

  • 8K Age Group Awards will be awarded in 5 year increments beginning at 14 and up, 15-19, 20-24 and up through 75+


  • The 8K course starts at finishes at Meyerland Plaza and is flat and fast.

  • Course Map Coming Soon!

  • Water stations are available every 1.5 miles and at the finish.


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Volunteer with us!

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 more. You can expect each shift to last about 4 hours. To sign up for a volunteer shift, click the button below.