8th Annual San Jacinto Texas Independence Fun Run

Saturday 2nd March 2019

San Jacinto Museum of History: One Monument Circle, La Porte, United States

Distance running, Walking, Running, 5K, 1K, 10K


  • Running-10K - One 10K RUN Entry
  • Running-5K - One 5K Run Entry
  • Walking-5K - One 5K WALK Entry
  • Running-1K-Kids - One 1K Kids Fun Run Entry


A great cause, a historic venue and heroic sponsors are what makes this event truly outstanding for all participants. Running in the footsteps of some of our Texas heroes like Sam Houston, Deaf Smith, and Juan Sequin will take you back in time to the historic victory that last only 18 minutes. Everyone, including the kids who sprinted and stumbled through the 1K fun run had a great time last year and many of them shared with us how special this event was.

Event details and schedule

All registered participants prior to February 15, 2019, will receive a t-shirt. T-shirts are not guaranteed after that date.

Early Packet Pickup:

  • Monday, February 25th to Friday, March 1st
  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • San Jacinto Museum of History (inside the Monument).

Please be aware, park entry gates start closing at 5:30 p.m.


Race Day:

The San Jacinto Museum of History (Monument) and Battleground Gates open at 6:00 a.m.

Parking is limited. 

  • 6:30 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. Registration
  • 7:30 a.m. - 10K Run START
  • 7:45 a.m. - 5K Run START 
  • 7:50 a.m. - 5K Walk START (walkers will line up behind runners) 
  • 8:45 a.m. - 1K Kids START

Course maps are posted in the photo gallery.

PETS and STROLLERs are allowed. 

Be cautious and mindful that this is a running event.

Online Registration Closes Wednesday, February 27, 2018.

Please call 281-479-2421 to register after that date.

We would like to thank our very generous sponsors:


Organised by

San Jacinto Museum of History

One Monument Circle, La Porte

Phone: (281) 479-2421

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