Houston Marathon Committee, Inc.

What are the time limits for the marathon and half marathon?

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Participants in both races will need to be able to maintain a pace of 13:45 per mile in order to stay ahead of the streets being re-opened to vehicular traffic. No participants are allowed on the course when the streets are open to vehicular traffic.

The marathon finish line will close after 6 hours. Any marathoners finishing after 6 hours will not be scored as official finishers.

The half marathon finish line will close after 4 hours. Any half marathoners finishing after 4 hours will not be scored as official finishers.