The Houston Marathon is Houston's largest single-day sporting event and the nation's premier winter marathon event. It's ranked among the top five marathons in the nation by Ultimate Guide to Marathons for fastest course, organization and crowd support.
Who's Competeing In This Years Houston Marathon?
Deriba Merga the Olympian from Ethopia alongwith No. 1 seed David Cheruiyot are just two of the world-class participants in the weekend Houston event. Cheruiyot won the Houston marathon in 2005 and 2006 and achieved a third victory in last year, in 2008.
Chevron Marathon Schedule and Race Info
This year's marathon harnesses the power of the internet to provide searchable databases for the Houston TX event.
Spectators can view unofficial online results showing details of the race including pace and placement. The database allows you to follow the event on-line and to track multiple participants on the map showing the progress of each runner as they move along the course, in real-time. View course map.
Video Of The Houston Marathon Finishline
If you plan to meet and greet one or more of the runners after the race officials are directing everyone to meet at the Brown Convention Center.
After the race, there is another technology treat, a searchable video file that will be available online so that participants, family and friends can view the thrill of victory at the finish line.