Texas Marathons

Texas has a variety of running events for fitness enthusiasts. However, for top runners, marathons are the ultimate challenge and those wishing to push themselves will find plenty of marathon events across the Lone Star State.
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    Held in the Capitol City, the Livestrong Austin Marathon is one of the most scenic races in Texas, with nearly half the course being run along Town Lake and the Colorado River. The rolling hills of Austin also make this one of the more challenging races offered in the Lone Star State.

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    Houston Marathon

    What started as a humble race with just over 100 runners has blossomed into the largest single sporting event in Houston. This year's Houston Marathon features nearly 18,000 participants, making it one of the largest running events in the country.
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    One of the most unique running events in the nation, Dallas' White Rock Marathon is a combination fitness festival and day-long concert. With bands stationed at every mile marker along the marathon route, the White Rock Marathon is truly a one-of-a-kind event.
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    Ft. Worth's annual Cowtown Marathon is actually six events in one: USA T&F certified marathon and half-marathon, three-person relay marathon, USA T&F certified 10k and 5k for adults, and a USA T&F certified 5k for kids.
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    This annual marathon starts and finishes at Dallas Fair Park - site of the Texas State Fair. The course winds through a variety of Dallas neighborhoods, as well as nearby White Rock Lake. A half-marathon and 5k are also held in conjunction with the Texas Marathon.