Marathon and Half Marathon Race Records

Men’s Marathon – 2:06:51 (Tariku Jufar, 2012)
Women’s Marathon – 2:19:12 (Keira D’Amato, 2022)

Men’s Half Marathon – 59:22 (Feyisa Lilesa, 2012)
Women’s Half Marathon – 1:05:03* (Vicoty Chepngeno, 2022)

*Fastest half marathon time run by a woman on U.S. soil

2023 Athlete Development Program (ADP)

The athlete development program invites a LIMITED number of athletes who are provided with a priority starting location for the Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon. With an eligible qualifying time, athletes may receive access to a guaranteed entry* or a complimentary entry for those meeting the high-performance standards. Athletes accepted into the ADP field will also have access to a starting location just behind the elite athlete field and in front of the open field.

Athletes meeting the below standards will be eligible for a discounted entry to the 2023 Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon.      

Half Marathon Marathon
Men 1:11:00 2:30:00
Women 1:21:00 2:50:00
Masters Men 1:16:30 2:44:00
Masters Women 1:25:00 3:00:00

Performances that do not meet the standards will not be considered.

Performances prior to January 1, 2020, will not be considered.

Performances must be run on a course, certified and recognized by USATF, World Athletics or a World Athletics Member Federation.

Athletes meeting the high-performance standards below may qualify for a complimentary entry. Please email elite@houstonmarathon.com for information.

High Performance Standards Half marathon Marathon
Men 1:07:00 2:25:00
Women 1:17:00 2:45:00
Masters (40+) Men 1:11:00 2:32:30
Masters (40+) Women 1:21:00 2:50:00

Athlete Development Program entries do not include the option to place individual fluids on course.

Entries for the Chevron Houston Marathon/Aramco Houston Half Marathon will close at 5:00 p.m. CST on December 5, 2022 or when the combined marathon/half marathon field has reached a capacity of 300 participants.

*Athletes should contact the HMC about an ADP entry before registering. We will not be able to offer registration reimbursements for those athletes who registered and are subsequently accepted into the Athlete Development Program.

Chevron Houston Marathon Elite Athletes

Participation in the elite division of the Chevron Houston Marathon is by invitation only.

2023 Chevron Houston Marathon Prize Money (TBA)

Aramco Houston Half Marathon Elite Athletes

Participation in the elite division of the Aramco Houston Half Marathon is by invitation only.

2023 Half Marathon Prize Money (TBA)