Quarter Marathon

Race-specific information

Race Date

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Start Time



6.55 miles

Registration fees


    • Best Tech Shirt EVER!!!
    • Killer Surprise Item!!
    • Un-limited FREE high Res images of ALL your race photo’s
    • Cool finisher’s medal
    • BONUS MEDAL!! For 1) R n B repeaters 2) 2016 Houston 1/2 runners 3) 2017 Chevron Full or 1/2 runners
    • Sponsor goodie bag
    • Awesome post-race party and concert


Age: 14 & under, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+


The Rhythm and Blues Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 5K begin in downtown Houston’s historic Sam Houston Park. This familiar route will have an unfamiliar transformation with R&B bands lining the course along with pep squads and volunteers creating an electrifying, festive environment every step of the way for both half marathoners and 5K participants.


Gun time is used to determine winner prizes. Chip time is used to determine all age-group winners and other award recipients. Unofficial results will include gun and chip time.

Course Prohibited

A partial list of what is not allowed on the course are: runners going backward; runners not wearing a bib; animals; bicycles; baby joggers; strollers; roller skates and roller blades; hand-crank chairs; and any wheeled vehicles other than wheelchairs. In accordance with USA Track & Field guidelines, wheelchair athletes must wear helmets.

Gear Check

Personal item storage will be available prior to the race at Sam Houston Park.

Finish Area

In the finish area, finishers will receive their finisher medal, and lots of food, beer, and refreshments.

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