Distance: 26.20 mi
Type: Loop, Road
Difficulty: 4 / 10
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Filed Under: Running
The Chevron Houston Marathon invites you to be a part of Houston?s largest single-day sporting event. Combined with the Aramco Houston Half Marathon and Houston Press/Smart Financial 5K, more than 20,000 participants, 200,000 spectators and 5,000 volunteers will take to the streets of Houston on Sunday, January 15, 2006. From race organization, to course entertainment, to state-of-the-art technology, the Chevron Houston Marathon is truly a Texas-sized experience... be part of it!
Fast, flat, scenic, and single-loop, the course has been ranked as the "fastest winter marathon" and "second fastest marathon overall" by Ultimate Guide To Marathons. Additionally, with over 200,000 spectators, Ultimate Guide to Marathons has ranked the Chevron Houston Marathon, fourth most crowd supported marathon.
Start/finish lines are in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston.