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When is the Race?

The Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, January 20, 2019. The We Are Houston 5K will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2019.

What is your cancellation policy?

All Houston Marathon Committee event fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event you are unable to participate, for any reason, you will not receive a refund.

Can I get into the marathon or half marathon with a qualifying race time?

Time Qualifiers - Deadline: March 31, 2018 Runners may receive a guaranteed entry in either the marathon or half marathon races, if they have a qualifying time by registering by the deadline. All registered runners can add a verified time to their participant account until Nov. 30, 2018. All time standards are listed below and must

Do you offer a military discount off the registration fee?

Yes. Military discounts are available for active and retired military personnel. This offer is not available for dependents. Please email the Houston Marathon Committee prior to registering at marathon@houstonmarathon.com for additional information. Discounts will be offered to Marathon and Half Marathon participants only. The Houston Marathon Committee will not issue refunds for the military discount once you

Can I switch my registration from one race to another?

Switch Categories (i.e Races) If you are registered for the marathon or half marathon, for a fee, you may switch to a different race category (i.e. from the marathon to the half marathon or 5K, or from the half marathon to the marathon or 5K). Deadlines: June 6, 2018 – November 30, 2018: $20, plus

What happens if I register and then am unable to participate?

Deadline to Defer: January 19, 2019 @ 6pm Can’t participate in the 2019 race anymore? Don’t worry, you can defer your marathon or half marathon entry to 2020*. There is no additional charge to defer your entry; however, you will be required to pay for your 2020 entry at the discounted rate (marathon $135 and

Can I Transfer My Bib To Another Person?

No, the Houston Marathon does not allow the transfer of registrations. Registered runners who give their bib to another person and the person to whom the bib is given will be disqualified and prohibited from participating in subsequent Houston Marathon events for a minimum of two years.

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