Race Info

Race Day

Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, 43rd running of the Houston Marathon

Races

Race Distance Participant Cap Official Time Limit Minimum Age
Marathon 26.2 mi / 42.195 km 13,000 Six (6) hours 12
Half Marathon 13.1 mi / 21.01 km 12,000 Four (4) hours Seven (7)
5K 3.1 mi / 5.0 km 6,000 90 minutes Seven (7)

 

Start Times

Start Time Race
6:45 a.m. Wheelchair: Marathon, Half Marathon
7:00 a.m. Open: Marathon, Half Marathon

 

Course Records

Race Gender Time Name Country Date
Marathon Men 2:06:51 Tariku Jafur ETH Jan. 15, 2012
Women 2:23:14 Alemitu Abera ETH Jan. 15, 2012
Half Marathon Men 59:22 Feyisa Lilesa ETH Jan. 15, 2012
Women 1:08:26 Belaynesh Olijira ETH Jan. 15, 2012

 

Broadcast & Internet Streaming

KTRK-TV (ABC-13) will provide live coverage on race day from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and a same-day race recap special at 10:35 p.m. Races will be streamed live at abc13.com.

Weather

Average start time temperature: 45° F Average finish time temperature: 60° F