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2020 RACE REGISTRATION INFO

Chevron Houston Marathon®, Aramco Houston Half Marathon & We Are Houston® 5K presented by Aramco and Chevron.

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2020 Registration Schedule and Pricing

Registration for the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon is limited to 27,000 total participants.

We Are Houston 5K presented by Aramco and Chevron is limited to 6,000 total participants. 5K Add-On Price ($30) – Available when the 5K is added at the same time as when a participant is registering for the marathon or half marathon.

All pricing schedules are dependent upon registration still being available before reaching capacity, with the exception of Guaranteed Registration which is available for a limited time from January 20, 2019 through March 31, 2019.

Early Registration
Tier 1 Pricing
Open Jan. 20, 2019 @ 3pm to Jan. 31, 2019
Registration open to public for a limited time at lowest pricing.
Marathon $140
Half Marathon $125
Guaranteed Registration
Tier 1 Pricing
Open Jan. 20, 2019 @ 3pm to Mar. 31, 2019
Registration open to time qualifiers, deferrals, 5-9 year finishers, Legacy and Charity Entries for a limited time at lowest pricing.
Marathon $140
Half Marathon $125
2019 Deferred Participant Pricing: Marathon $135 and Half Marathon $115
Open Registration
Tier 2 Pricing
June  5, 2019 @ 12pm – July 31, 2019
Registration open to public for a limited time at Tier 2 pricing. 
Marathon $150
Half Marathon $130
Open Registration
Tier 3 Pricing
August 1, 2019 – January 19, 2020
If available prior to reaching Race Cap.
Registration open to public at tier 3 pricing.
Marathon $175
Half Marathon $140
5K Registration Pricing Limited to 6,000
All pricing is dependent upon registration still being available before reaching capacity.
5K Add-On Price

Available when the 5K is added at the same time as when a participant is registering for the marathon or half marathon.

$30
January 20, 2019 – June 4, 2019 $35
June 5, 2019 – October 31, 2019 $40
November 1, 2019 – January 16, 2020 $45
EXPO Pricing, if available $50

Guaranteed Entry

Guaranteed entry is open for a limited time to the following categories of runners: Time Qualifiers, 5-9 year finishers in the marathon and half marathon, Legacy Runners in the marathon and half marathon, and participants who deferred their 2019 registration to 2020.

Registration Period: January 20, 2019 to March 31, 2019

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, 2019

All registered runners can also add a verified time to their participant account until Nov. 30, 2019.

All time standards are listed below and must comply with the following rules.

  • You must add your qualifying time during registration.
  • Only the distances included above will be accepted.
  • Time must have been run on or after January 1, 2018.
  • All submissions will be reviewed and verified.
  • Verification will be based on official chip time.
  • Road race times only; no track times or triathlon times will be accepted.
  • Race must be a USATF or foreign equivalent certified course with online race results.
  • Verified times may ALSO be used for front corral seeding if the verifiable time is equal to or faster than the OPEN time standards listed below.
  • Age graded qualifying times are based upon each athlete’s age on the date of the 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon.
Qualifying Time Standards for Guaranteed Entry
Gender Age Group Marathon Half Marathon 10K
Male & Female OPEN (all ages)* 4:00:00 1:52:55 0:51:08
Age Graded Time Standards for Guaranteed Entry
Age graded standards do not qualify runners for front corral seeding.
Male 65-69 4:10:00 1:58:14 0:54:13
Male 70-74 4:25:00 2:05:07 0:57:33
Male 75-79 4:40:00 2:12:17 1:01:09
Male 80 and over 4:55:00 2:19:27 1:02:15
Female 55-59 4:10:00 1:59:41 0:54:05
Female 60-64 4:25:00 2:06:33 0:57:06
Female 65-69 4:40:00 2:12:17 0:59:35
Female 70-74 4:55:00 2:16:21 1:01:17
Female 75-79 5:10:00 2:19:05 1:01:53
Female 80 and over 5:25:00 2:24:04 1:02:45

*Time standard also qualifies runner for front corral seeding

Front Corral Seeding – Qualifying Standards

Runners may request for front corral seeding by entering a verified time with proof during the registration process or they may add it to their participant account after registering until the deadline listed below.  

Deadline: November 30,  2019

All time standards are listed below and must comply with the following rules.

  • You must add your qualifying time during registration.
  • Only the distances included above will be accepted.
  • Time must have been run on or after January 1, 2018.
  • All submissions will be reviewed and verified.
  • Verification will be based on official chip time.
  • Road race times only; no track times or triathlon times will be accepted.
  • Race must be a USATF or foreign equivalent certified course with online race results.
Qualifying Time Standards for Front Corral Seeding
Gender Age Group Marathon Half Marathon 10K
Male & Female OPEN (all ages)* 4:00:00 1:52:55 0:51:08

Houston Double

Participants can complete the 2020 Houston Double challenge by finishing the We Are Houston 5K presented by Aramco and Chevron and Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon over race weekend!All runners who finish the 2020 We Are Houston 5K and Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon will get THREE finisher medals on Sunday following the 2020 races! How to register for the We Are Houston 5K presented by Aramco and Chevron:

  • Register for the We Are Houston 5K at the same time as you complete your Marathon or Half Marathon online registration and receive a special $30 offer for signing up for both Saturday and Sunday events, or
  • Sign up for the 5K separately for the current 5K registration price by using the register button at the top of this page

Please note: If the marathon, half marathon and/or 5K events are sold out, the Houston Double is no longer available for that sold out event.

Number of Participants

The 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon has a protected cap of 27,000 participants. The 2020 We Are Houston 5K has a cap of 6,000 participants.

Time Limit

The time limit for completing the marathon is six hours and the course will open on a rolling schedule based on a 13:45 per mile pace.The time limit for completing the half marathon is four hours. Since the marathon and half marathon share part of the course on race day, the half marathon course will open on a rolling schedule based on a 13:45 per mile pace for the first 8-9 miles. The remaining miles must be completed within the final 2 hours of the time limit.The time limit for completing the 5K is 1 1/2 hours.

Entry Requirements

Participants must be at least 12 years old on race day to register for the marathon and 7 years old on race day to register for the half marathon.Participants must be at least 7 years old on race day to register for 5K.

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.

Athletes With Disabilities Policy

Please click here for the 2019 Athletes with Disabilities Policy. 2020 policy coming soon.