Independence Day 8K

When: Saturday, June 29

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

Race Day Schedule:

  • 7:30am - 8K Start

  • 9:00am - Kids K Start

  • 9:00am - Awards Ceremony

Independence 8K features:

  • Chip time 8K race

  • All 8K and Kids K 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:

$37.50 early registration (before 4/1)
$42.50 regular registration (before 6/1)
$47.50 late registration (on or after 6/1)

Kids K
$17.50 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

Pick Up #1 - TBD

Pick Up #2 - TBD

Race packets will also be available race morning starting at 6:30am. Please be advised that race morning packet pick up can be hectic and the lines can be long. We highly recommend you pick up your packet prior to race day if at all possible.


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

  • Parking is free!

Results & Awards

  • All finishers will receive an Independence Day 8K medal

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

  • Age Group 5K 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.

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



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.