Saturday, January 29, 2011

2011 Houston Marathon - Runner Tracking & More

UPDATE: You'll find live, searchable race-day results and runner tracking here:

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The 2011 Chevron Houston Marathon takes place Jan. 30th. According to the race website, there's a good chance of rain and thunderstorms, and the race will be run under "yellow flag conditions" due to the threat of lightning.

You can find out how to track runners in the Houston Marathon here. There are several ways to track runners: you can sign up to get athlete alerts and receive updates on your mobile phone; receive searchable race results and interactive map tracking; or try Fast Society, a private mobile group chat.

Check the Chevron Houston Marathon website for other details including course maps, parking, broadcast coverage of the races, best places to watch the race, and more.

Here's the race schedule for the Houston Marathon and other races:
6:45 a.m. - Wheelchair marathon, half marathon start
7:00 a.m. - First wave marathon, half marathon start (Red & Green Waves)
7:10 a.m. - Second wave marathon, half marathon start (Blue & Black Waves)
7:25 a.m. - Wheelchair 5K start
7:30 a.m. - 5K start

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