Race for the Dome

Race 8 Laps for the 8th Wonder of the World!

April 2 – 11, 2021

Don’t miss your chance to participate in the inaugural virtual Race for the Dome
— special access to onsite laps for first 200 to register.


Not ready to race?  You can still be a part of the Astrodome’s revival.

Race for the Dome benefits the Astrodome Conservancy’s work to preserve and develop the landmark Astrodome
in partnership with Harris County

The 1st 500 Race Registrants Get Special Astrodome Swag

Astrodome Swag

Join us for the inaugural RACE FOR THE DOME, presented by Cadence Bank — a virtual race around the Houston Astrodome supporting the non-profit Astrodome Conservancy and our work to create a vibrant future for the landmark Dome.  

It’s your race – your route, your schedule, at your pace.  Race for the Dome

Show your love for the Dome and its future.  Run, walk, bike, hike, hop, scoot, skate – however you want to do, just get up and get active for the Eighth Wonder of the World!  

This 5K race, or about eight times around the Astrodome, is open to all Dome lovers and supporters across Houston, Harris County, and the world.  Sign up and encourage your family, friends, and colleagues to join you in this first RACE FOR THE DOME. 

Complete a 5K race on your own time at your own pace and report your finish time online to receive a limited keepsake finisher medal.  Post photos and finish times via social media with the hashtag #RacefortheDome and follow the Astrodome Conservancy for fun facts and race information.

Registration is open now — Click here to register and secure your spot in the Race for the Dome

PLUS — The first 200 people to register for RACE FOR THE DOME are eligible to race around the Astrodome itself!  Sign up today to secure a limited spot to access NRG Park’s Astrodome for 8 laps (approximately 5K) around the Dome on Saturday, April 10th.


The first 500 people to register for RACE FOR THE DOME will receive a limited-edition pair of Dome sunglasses included in race packets.  

All race participants will receive an inaugural RACE FOR THE DOME finisher medal, and you can choose to add-on a race t-shirt and a personalized keepsake race bib.  



What: RACE FOR THE DOME benefitting the Astrodome Conservancy

When: April 2 – 11, 2021 — Celebrate the Astrodome’s birthday with a race on April 9th!

Where: Wherever you want – in your neighborhood, around the park, along the bayous, or in your house

With a mission to promote the Astrodome’s legacy through preservation and development, the non-profit Astrodome Conservancy advocates for public access to and creative programming for all in a reimagined Astrodome.   

Race for the Dome is possible thanks to the generosity of our sponsors.

Presenting Sponsor, $5,000

Cadence Bank

Supporting Sponsor, $2,500

Core Design Studio
Participating Sponsor, $1,000
8th Wonder Brewery
katie & co
Kirksey Architecture
Naman + Associates
Sponsor, $500
LD Systems
Individual Sponsors
Minnette & Peter Boesel
Alex Borlenghi
Judy & Scott Nyquist
Linda & Dick Sylvan
Yava Scott