Houston Fourth Fest

Join us July 4th at the Inaugural Houston Fourth Fest in Vintage Park!

Sponsored by Michelob Ultra, Top Dog Fireworks, and 104.1 KRBE

Participate in road races of various distances and skill levels, including a 17.76-mile race, the Houston Hot Dog Eating Championship, and the Beer Mile Championship.

First race begins at 7am!


THE HOUSTON HOT DOG EATING CHAMPIONSHIP PRELIMS BEGINS AT 8AM

Brought to you by Tog Dog Fireworks

THINK YOU CAN COMPETE IN THE BEER MILE CHAMPIONSHIP? RACE BEGINS AT 11AM

Brought to you by Michelob Ultra

  • 6:00am – Race morning packet pickup begins (ROAD RACE only)
  • 6:50am – Pre-Race Announcements & National Anthem
  • 6:55am – Packet pickup ends for ROAD RACE 5k, 9k, and 17.76k participants
  • 7:00am – ROAD RACE 5k, 9k, and 17.76K ROAD RACE begins
  • ~8:00am – 5k Awards Ceremony
  • ~9:00am – 9k Awards Ceremony
  • 9:55am – Packet pickup ends for Family 1.776k participants
  • 10:00am – Family 1.776k begins
  • 10:30am – Course cut-off for the road race
  • ~10:35am – 17.76k Awards Ceremony
  • 7:30am – Event morning packet pickup begins 
  • 8:00am – Qualification Rounds begin 
  • 10:45am – Packet pickup ends for Hot Dog Eating Contest participants 
  • 11:00am – Last Qualification Round ends 
  • ~12:15pm – Finals begin 
  • 7:30am – Race morning packet pickup begins 
  • 10:55am – Race morning packet pickup ends 
  • 11:00am – First Beer Mile wave begins 
  • ~12:00pm – Beer Mile Awards Ceremony begins 

Road Race Courses

Beer Mile Course

Race Site