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2019 RACE REGISTRATION INFO

Chevron Houston Marathon®, Aramco Houston Half Marathon & We Are Houston® 5K

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019

Register for the 2019 Events
Participant Account Log in
2019 Confirmation Search
Early Registration
Open to ALL
Jan. 14, 2018 @ 3 p.m.
limited to first 15,000 participants
 
Marathon $140
Half Marathon $125
5K Add-On Price $30
   
Guaranteed Registration Jan. 14, 2018 –  Mar. 31, 2018
Open to Guaranteed* Participants Only
 
Marathon $140
Marathon 2018 Deferral Price $135
Half Marathon $125
Half Marathon 2018 Deferral Price $115
 
Open Registration Tier 1 June 6, 2018 until SOLD OUT
Open to ALL Participants/Guaranteed Registration Closed
 
Marathon $150
Half Marathon $130
 
Open Registration Tier 2 July 1, 2018 until Sold Out
Open to ALL Participants/Guaranteed Registration Closed
 
Marathon $175
Half Marathon $140
   
5K Registration  
Limited to 6,000
 
5k Add-On Price $30
Jan. 14, 2018 $35
June 6, 2018  $40
Nov. 1, 2018 $45
EXPO Price $50

2018 Deferral Reminders before registering for 2019:  You will be required to pay for your race entry for 2019 at a preferred price of $135 for the marathon and $115 for the half marathon. 

Guaranteed Registration Categories

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, 2018

All registered runners can add a verified time to their participant account until Nov. 30, 2018.

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, 2017.
  • 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 be used for front corral seeding (Corral “A”); Corral “A” times must be equal to or faster than the OPEN time standards listed below.
  • Qualifying times are based upon each athlete’s age on the date of the 2019 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 Corral “A”
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 Corral “A” assignment.

5 – 9 Houston Marathon Finishers

Runners who have officially completed 5-9 Houston Marathons may register for a guaranteed marathon entry during the guaranteed registration period. 

5 – 9 Houston Half Marathon Finishers

Runners who have officially completed 5-9 Houston Half Marathons may register for a guaranteed half marathon entry during the guaranteed registration period. 

Marathon and Half Marathon Legacy Runners:

Runners who have completed 10+ Houston Marathons or 10+ Half Marathons exclusively, qualify to register for a guaranteed entry in either the marathon or half marathon until November 30, 2018.

Deferred Registrants:

Runners who officially deferred their 2018 registration using the deferral form, may register during the guaranteed registration period. Participants will be required to pay for your race entry for 2019 at a preferred price of $135 for the marathon and $115 for the half marathon. 

Applying for Front Seeding in Corral “A”

Deadline: November 30, 2018

2019 marathon, half marathon or 5K registrants may request a front corral seed by submitting a qualifying finish time during the registration process or by adding a qualifying time to their previously submitted registration form in his or her participant account. 

Houston Double

Participants can complete the 2019 Houston Double challenge by finishing the We Are Houston 5K and Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon over race weekend!

All runners who finish the 2018 We Are Houston 5K and Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon will get THREE finisher medals on Sunday following the 2018 races!

How to register for the We Are Houston 5K:

  1. 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
  2. Sign up for the 5K separately for the current full 5K registration price by using the register button at the top of this page

Number of Participants

The 2019 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon has a protected cap of 27,000 participants. Of the 27,000-participant field, 13,500 entries are reserved for the marathon and 13,500 for the half marathon.

The 2019 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 2018 Athletes with Disabilities Policy. 2019 policy coming soon.