Chevron Houston Marathon – 2025 Registration & 2024 Results

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Houston, Texas, USA January 18-19, 2025 Registration Closed. Will open June 5, 2024

Inaugurated in 1972, the Chevron Houston Marathon is an annual marathon held in Houston, Texas, United States. With thousands of participants as well as spectators, it is one of the largest single day sporting event in the city. The event offers a Marathon, a Half marathon and a 5 km race.

The USATF certified course is fast and flat course and takes runners past scenic Houston areas and communities. The race is popular with runners seeking to qualify for the Boston Marathon

The 2021 in-person edition of the race was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, with all participants being provided the option of running the race virtually (and also receiving a discount for the 2022 edition), OR transferring their entry to 2022 or 2023.

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Chevron Houston Marathon:

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Marathon Half Marathon 5K
Distance 42.2km 21.1km 5km
Race Date 19th January, 2024 19th January, 2024 18th January, 2024
Start Time ^/ * 6:50 am onwards 6:50 am onwards 7:50 am onwards
Eligibility Criterion 12 years & above 7 years & above 7 years & above
Fees – Open ** $150 & Up $130 & Up $40 & Up
Fees – Legacy Runners ^ $150 $130
Fees – Charity ^ $150 + Min $250 Fund raising $130 + Min $250 Fund raising $40 + Min $250 Fund raising
Fees- Hero entry ^ $150 + $350 $130 + $350
Registration *** Registration closed Registration closed Registration closed
Expo Details For the 2024 event the expo venue was  George R. Brown Convention Center, 3rd Floor

^ Details of Registration fees (legacy/ Charity/ Hero spots), Race Start time, Expo details, etc. for the Chevron Houston Marathon 2025 has not yet been released. Above are details from the 2024 race event for reference

* Different race start timings as per category 

** Fees is time sensitive i.e. will go up as we get closer to race date.

*** There are multiple ways to enter /apply for Chevron Houston Marathon.
1. Open application
2. Legacy runners who have run 10+ Half Marathons in Chevron Houston Marathon or Full Marathons in in Chevron Houston Marathon
3. Charity program/ Hero Entries: Interested participants can get a guaranteed spot through a charity/ fund raising option. While requirements vary from charity to charity, there are minimum requirements starting from $250 (over & above the registration fees). Only charities which are part of the official Marathon Charity program have access to guaranteed access. For Hero entries, participants need to pay a minimum of $ 350 (over & above the registration fees) for a guaranteed slot
4. International Tour entries and sponsored entries also allowed

Route / Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the Chevron Houston Marathon 2025 not yet available. Please check the information from earlier events below   

Marathon Half Marathon 5K
Course Map FM & HM Course Map 5K Course Map
Elevation FM Elevation Map HM Elevation Map
Start Line Map FM & HM Start Line Map
Finish Line Map FM & HM Finish Line Map
Parking Parking Info

The Chevron Houston Marathon route is an OUT & BACK course with the below mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
Marathon & Half Marathon Near Minute Maid Park, Congress Avenue at Fannin Discovery Green Park, Lamar + Crawford
5K Discovery Green Park, McKinney+ Crawford Discovery Green Park, Lamar + Crawford

Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the Chevron Houston Marathon 2025 not available but below are details from the 2024 edition 

  • Age group awards: Top 3 male, female & non-binary participants are awarded in the following age groups: 11 & under (HM & 5K only), 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 & 80+ years

2024 and Earlier Edition Results


Important Points

  • Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable (unless applied for “refundable” option during time of registration by paying extra fees). Charity/ tour/ sponsor entries are not eligible for refunds
  • Distance Transfer: Shift to another race distance is allowed by paying a fees
  • Military discounts are available for active & retired US military personnel
  • Elite athletes: Participation in the elite division is by invitation only.
  • Packet pick up: At the expo, the participants need to present their race confirmation (soft or hard copy) along with a government issued photo ID to receive their participant packet and participant bag. An authorised person can be authorized to pick up participant packet on behalf of the runner
  • Corrals/ waves: Runners would be released in waves.
  • Pacers are available who will pace groups of runners. Pacers are available only for Full Marathon
  • Aid Station: Water & Gatorade is available every 1.5miles starting at 2mile marker. Gatorade gels are also available at limited aid stations. Aid stations also have port-a-loos and medical aid
  • Tracking: A free mobile app is available to aid both runners & spectators.
  • Time limit applicable on the course for after which the course is thrown open to normal traffic
    Full Marathon –6 hours
    Half Marathon- 4 hours
    5K- 90 min

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