Start Time

7:45 am - Half Marathon Start Time

8:00 am - 10K Start Time

Start / Finish

Race Start and Finish is on Preston Street between Bagby and Smith across from Sesquicentennial Park, 400 Texas Avenue and behind the Wortham Center.


PARKING IS AVAILABLE AT METERED SPOTS ( FREE ON SUNDAYS) ON THE SOUTH AND EAST SIDES OF THE RACE START/FINISH. They are indicated in PURPLE on interactive map. Link is listed below. Since it is Sunday, the metered spots are FREE.

Parking Map


*Half Marathon an out and back 2-loop course along Memorial Drive between downtown and Shepherd Drive.

Half Marathon 2-Person Relay division, each person runs one loop.

**10K Run is one loop.

Half Marathon Time Limit

For safety and security reasons, runners in the Half Marathon who have not finished the first loop in one hour and forty-five minutes will be directed towards the finish line and will not be allowed to start the second loop.

Aid Stations

Water, Gatorade, Energy Gels will be available at the aids stations located at every mile.


*Half Marathon USATF Certification #TX17001JH

**10K Course Accurately Measured

>>Download Course Map (pdf) (New Map with course turn details.) Posted 2.23.17.