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Is a refund option available?

The Houston Marathon Committee is a not-for-profit organization and has a strict no refund policy unless it was purchased on the registration form through Protect Group. The no refund policy is listed on our website, and you are required to check a box agreeing to this policy within the registration form. Please feel free to

Do you offer a military discounted registration fee?

Yes. Military discounts are available for active and retired U.S. 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

How can I add a qualifying race time to my registration?

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: Tuesday, Nov. 30,  2023 All time standards are listed below and must comply with the following rules. You must add

What is your policy on cheating?

If a participant is caught cheating, they will be disqualified and prohibited from participating in Houston Marathon events for a minimum of 2 years.

Do you offer guaranteed charity entries?

Yes, the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason program offers alternative ways to enter the marathon and half marathon races through “HERO” charity registration and “Fundraising for Registration” options. Entries are available for a limited time for each race. Learn more on our charity page.  

How much is a charity entry?

HERO entry:  Minimum $350 donation, plus the registration fee. Fundraising for Registration (FFR) entry:  There is no cost to the participant for the registration, the charity covers the registration cost once the fundraising requirements are met by the participant.