Houston Marathon


January 19, 2025

Start Time : 7:01 a.m.
Number of Places : 13,500

The Houston Marathon was first run in December 1972. A mere 113 runners ran that race, compared to the 13,500 participants who now run in a race that is rated as one of the best marathons. There is also the option for runners to take part in the Houston Half Marathon.

Houston Marathon Route
The course is a flat, fast, scenic and single-loop, having been rated by the Ultimate Guide To Marathons as the "fastest winter marathon" and "second fastest marathon overall".

The race starts in front of Minute Maid Park, close to the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB). It then loops round downtown Houston and nearby suburbs before reaching the finish line at the GRB.

Houston Marathon Entry
* Entry Fee : $150 (Tier 1 price), $165 (Tier 2 price), $180 (Tier 3 price), $195 (Tier 4 price), $210 (Tier 5 price)
* Registration Deadline : When the race is full.

Contact Details
Contact : Houston Marathon Committee
Address : 720 N. Post Oak Rd., Ste. 200, Houston, TX 77024
Tel. : 713 957 3453
Email : marathon@houstonmarathon.com
Website : https://www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com

Further Information
* Cut-off Time : Runners will be expected to finish within 6 hours.
* Boston Qualifier : Yes

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