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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 Runners may receive a guaranteed entry in either the marathon or half marathon races, if they have a qualifying time. Deadline: March 31, 2017 Runners can submit a verified time for corral qualification until Nov. 30, 2018. All time standards are listed below and must comply with the following rules. You must complete the

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?

Yes, if you are registered for the marathon or half marathon, you may switch to a different distance race (i.e. from the marathon to the half marathon or 5K, or from the half marathon to the marathon or 5K). Please note that participants in the 5K may NOT switch up to the marathon or half

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

If you are a registered marathon or half marathon participant and are unable to participate in 2019 for any reason, you may defer your race registration.  You may do so on your participant account during the deferral period. Submission of deferral in the participant account forfeits your 2019 race registration and guarantees an entry into

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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