REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED for the 2021 Virtual Houston Marathon Running Events 

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


2021 Virtual Registration Schedule and Pricing

Our 49th Annual Chevron Houston Marathon, 20th Annual Aramco Houston Half Marathon and We Are Houston 5K will be virtual in 2021. We would love for you to take part in our event from wherever you are in the world. Even though we cannot be with you there on race day know that we are cheering for all of HOU in spirit! 

The 2021 Virtual Houston Marathon Running Events will take place over the course of 10 days. Participants can complete the distance between Jan. 8 – Jan. 17, 2021. During this 10day period you will have the opportunity to submit times for your desired distance. 

Virtual Registration
Pricing 
Marathon $75
Half Marathon $65
5K $30

Current Virtual Registrants

Please read these important details regarding your 2021 virtual registration below.
 
Switching is Now Closed
All switches in categories and distances must have been completed by the Nov. 1, 2020 selection deadline. Switches are no longer allowed for the 2021 Virtual Houston Marathon Running Events.
 
Shipping Address
Please log into your participant account and verify that your shipping address is correct. The address in your participant account will be used to mail your HOU-to-you pre-race box, and finisher items once you have submitted a finish time. Boxes and finisher items returned to us due to an incorrect address will not be reshipped.

2021 Defer Entry

 All runners (except FFR) will have the option to defer their entry for up to 2 years, there is no additional cost associated with deferring your entry. Once you defer you will receive a free entry for your choice to be redeemed in either 2022/2023.  

If you are a current registrant and are interested in deferring your entry you can find instructions in your event update email.  

If you are an FFR Runner you will have the option to defer your entry for 1 year. All fundraising to date will be applied towards the 2022 fundraising minimums. Minimum fundraising must be met by Feb. 1, 2022, differences will be charged to your credit card after the fundraising deadlines.   

Houston Double

Participants can complete the 2021 Houston Double challenge by finishing the Virtual We Are Houston 5K presented by Aramco and Chevron and Virtual Chevron Houston Marathon or Virtual Aramco Houston Half Marathon over race weekend! All runners who finish the 2021 Virtual We Are Houston 5K and Virtual Chevron Houston Marathon or Virtual Aramco Houston Half Marathon will get THREE finisher medals mailed to them along with their finisher and participant shirt with two weeks of the 2021 races! How to register for the Virtual We Are Houston 5K presented by Aramco and Chevron:

  • Register for the Virtual We Are Houston 5K at the same time as you complete your Virtual Marathon or Virtual Half Marathon online registration for $30, or
  • Sign up for the Virtual 5K separately for the same $30 price by using the register button at the top of this page

Legacy and 5 – 9 Registrants

If you are an Official Houston Marathon or Houston Half Marathon Legacy Runner or 5 – 9 year finisher you will still keep your legacy status! The 2021 Virtual Houston Marathon Running Events will count towards your legacy streak.  

Time Limit

For the 2021 Virtual Houston Marathon Running Events there will be no time limits. In order to be considered a finisher for the 2021 Virtual Houston Marathon Running Events you will need to submit proof of time in your participant account by Jan. 17, 2021. 

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