BCS Marathon – 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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College Station, Texas, USA December 8, 2024 Registration reopens May 8

Established in the year 2011, BCS Marathon is the highest-rated marathon in the state of Texas
With a primarily flat and fast course, the course is USATF-certified and a Boston Marathon qualifying course, so runners can use their finishing times here to apply for entry into the Boston Marathon.

The BCS Marathon event offers the Full marathon, Half marathon, 4 runner / 8 runner – Marathon Relay, and a kids marathon.

The Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, College Station is BCS Marathon’s title sponsor as well as the official medical provider. The race supports the Mercy Project, a charity working to eradicate child slavery in Ghana, Africa.

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BCS Marathon

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Marathon Half Marathon 4-Runner Relay Team** 8-Runner Relay Team** BCS kids marathon
Distance 42.2km 21.1km 42.2km 42.2km 2km
Start Time * 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 12:30 pm onwards#
Eligibility Criterion * 14 years & above 12 years & above 12 years & above 12 years & above 12 & under
Early Bird Fees $100 onwards $95 onwards
Fees ^ $115 & Up $105 & Up $50 & Up (each runner) * $60 & Up (each runner) * $20 *
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Expo Details * The expo venue for 2023 event was at Visit College Station Event Centre– 1207 Texas Ave, College Station, TX 77840

* Details of Eligibility, Registration fees (for relay & kids marathon), Race Start time, Expo details, etc. for the BCS Marathon 2024 has not yet been released. Above are details from the 2023 race event for reference
# Start times for the Kid’s Marathon are in waves.
Wave 1 – 12:30 PM 3 – 7-year-olds (parents allowed to run with children).
Wave 2 – 1:00 PM 8 -12-year-olds.
^ The Fees are time-sensitive and upward price revisions will happen as we get closer to race date.

Route/Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the BCS Marathon 2024 not yet available. Please check the information from the 2023 event below 

FM Course Map Marathon Course
HM Course Map Half Marathon Course
Elevation Map Elevation Chart


The BCS Marathon & Half marathon route has an OUT AND BACK course with the below mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
Marathon Holleman Drive, Dartmouth St. intersection, Wolf Pen Creek Park Central Park, Dartmouth St. intersection, Wolf Pen Creek Park
Kid’s Run Wolf Pen Creek

Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the BCS Marathon 2024 not available but below are details from the 2023 edition :

  • Everyone will receive a participant shirt.
  • All Marathon and Half Marathon finishers will receive a finisher’s jacket and a custom finisher’s medal.
  • Each child who participates will receive a custom finisher’s medal at the finish line.

2023 and Earlier Edition Results



Important Points

  1. Registration fees are non-refundable. There are no exceptions to this policy.
  2. Team Relay: Relay consists of 4-member or 8-member teams. No other team size is permitted. Runners within a 4-member team will each run approximately 6.5 miles and runners of 8-member teams will run around 3.3 miles of the course. Each leg could vary slightly.
  3. Team Relay registration: Each team needs to designate a team captain who sets up the team name in the registration system. Each member is responsible for their own registration to join the appropriate team.
  4. VIP Packages: Limited VIP packages are available for an extra cost. Money collected from VIP packages goes directly to BCS Marathon’s charities. Participants wanting to take part in the VIP program must look for the VIP Package as a ‘swag’ option when registering.
  5. Changing distances is permitted as long as registration is open for the new distance and entries are still available. In order to initiate a distance transfer for the race, please send an email to info@bcsmarathon.com to request the transfer.
  6. Deferment: Participants can defer their entry ONLY ONCE. In order to initiate a transfer for the race, please visit the Race Roster dashboard and click on TRANSFER. It will guide you through the distance transfer process.
  7. Race packet pick-up: In case runners are unable to pick up the race packets themselves, they can send a representative (with the participant’s bib number and a screenshot of their photo ID).
  8. Bag drop instructions for the race will be sent via race week emails.
  9. Corrals will be assigned during registration based on the participant’s predicted finish time/ pace window.
  10. Aid stations: These are available providing CForce water and Gatorade electrolyte replacement. At limited aid stations, Vanilla GU, oranges, bananas, skittles, and gummy bears will also be available.
  11. Port-a-potties: Portable toilets would be available at the start/finish line and also along the course
  12. Medical stations will be at available along the course and at the finish line.
  13. Non Permissible: Dogs, bicycles, and strollers are NOT allowed anywhere on the course.
  14. Time limit applicable on the course for after which the course is thrown open to normal traffic. Full Marathon –6 hrs 30 min.
  15. Training plans: The BCS Marathon offers a Beginner Training Plan. Read the beginner training plan to get more information. There is also BCS Marathon Kids Training Log.
  16. Free parking is available at Post Oak Mall.
  17. Pacers will be available.

Contact Information
Email: info@bcsmarathon.com
Website: http://bcsmarathon.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bcsmarathon
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/baylorscottandwhitebcsmarathon

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