Overall, the marathon and half marathon typically attract more than 250,000 runners, volunteers, and fans, making Race Day the largest single-day sporting event in Houston. Aramco’s own 180 volunteers will distribute water and present medals to runners, as well as participate in the Health & Fitness Expo at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The Houston Marathon Committee reports the city will receive a 51-million-dollar economic benefit due to the influx of activity.
Learn more about the 2024 Houston Marathon Weekend schedule of events by visiting their website.
Fast Fact: In 2007, Ryan Hall sent shockwaves through the running community with his barrier-breaking 59:43 time to become the first U.S. man under 60 minutes, setting an American and North American record at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon. A record that remains unbroken.