Overall Rating
Overall Rating (6 Reviews)
4
(6 Ratings)  (6 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
2.3
SCENERY
3.3
PRODUCTION
3.8
SWAG
3.7
The Woodlands Marathon is a BOSTON QUALIFIER, the fastest course in Texas on average and one of the top 25th fastest courses in the country . It qualifies close to 11% of its registered runners in the marathon for the Boston Marathon. The marathon, half marathon, 5k, 10K and 2k … MORE
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    mmrozycki FIRST-TIMER '22

    The organizers did a great job with this race! The communication and signage was excellent. The course itself had some rolling hills and lined with trees. Parking was a little … MORE

    The organizers did a great job with this race! The communication and signage was excellent. The course itself had some rolling hills and lined with trees.

    Parking was a little tricky, as there were a ton of smaller parking lots. The finish line was a lot of fun with the beautiful area surrounded by small ponds. I liked that the medal has the state of Texas on there.

    DIFFICULTY
    3
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    3

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    runmill21 FIRST-TIMER '22

    This was my first time running this race. The area is nice. The course is great! The one thing that wasn't so great was the parking. There parking volunteers were … MORE

    This was my first time running this race. The area is nice. The course is great! The one thing that wasn’t so great was the parking. There parking volunteers were few, so it was hard to know if a lot had parking spaces available, until parking further out and passing by the empty parking spaces. Other than that, it was great. The post-race festivities were well organized and there was plenty of space; people weren’t all on top of each other. The weather beautiful! I’ll be back for 2023!

    DIFFICULTY
    1
    PRODUCTION
    3
    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    4
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    AllyM FIRST-TIMER '21

    -A well-conducted race for Houston-area runners. -Loved the finish line swag this year! -Overall, this course is navigable & easy to run. Having a hairpin turn in a marathon course … MORE

    -A well-conducted race for Houston-area runners.
    -Loved the finish line swag this year!
    -Overall, this course is navigable & easy to run. Having a hairpin turn in a marathon course is not ideal, but it’s also not the worst thing.
    -Race day logistics and staging were smooth & optimal!

    DIFFICULTY
    2
    PRODUCTION
    4
    SCENERY
    3
    SWAG
    5
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    houzkat FIRST-TIMER '20

    This race was super well organized with plenty of stops for water/Gatorade/gels/gummies and potties at every stop. The swag was great (finishers shirt is a moisture wicking that you'd actually … MORE

    This race was super well organized with plenty of stops for water/Gatorade/gels/gummies and potties at every stop.
    The swag was great (finishers shirt is a moisture wicking that you’d actually wear to run)
    After was a pretty decent festival with a bouncy house for the kiddos and a free beer and food for the hungry runners
    I’ll be back to see if I can improve on my first attempt!

    DIFFICULTY
    5
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    3
    SWAG
    5

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    rbfrmrville FIRST-TIMER '19

    First of all, I would like to say Thank you to the race organization for a free race entry. I really enjoyed everything about this course and marathon. I especially … MORE

    First of all, I would like to say Thank you to the race organization for a free race entry. I really enjoyed everything about this course and marathon. I especially liked that even though the 1/2 marathon and marathon started at the same place it was nice that the marathon and 1/2 corals were separate and we basically never saw he 1/2 marathon runners. The only this that I would change is to get a different post race beer besides Heineken and different post race food besides potato taco’s but no complaints. Great Race and Great Pacers.

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    1
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    4

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    This race should be boycotted by all runners. Everyone was cheated since the race was unofficial at 25.4 miles. Ran numerous races and never had a screw up that these … MORE

    This race should be boycotted by all runners. Everyone was cheated since the race was unofficial at 25.4 miles. Ran numerous races and never had a screw up that these race officials pulled. The race director should be fired/removed for his incompetence. They were more concerned with getting folks to sign up for next year rather than reimbursing folks for a product they did not receive.

    DIFFICULTY
    2
    PRODUCTION
    1
    SCENERY
    2
    SWAG
    1

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    M_Sohaskey Mar 28, 2017 at 9:07pm

    Yikes, so sorry this happened to you, and to anyone who was trying to qualify for Boston. Running a marathon is no joke at any speed, and having run 25… MORE

    Yikes, so sorry this happened to you, and to anyone who was trying to qualify for Boston. Running a marathon is no joke at any speed, and having run 25 myself I can totally appreciate your frustration. We hope you'll consider sharing some of your more positive race experiences here on RaceRaves as well, to give well-deserved shout-outs to those race directors who do a great job, and to help other runners find the best races around the country. Recover well and keep running strong! LESS

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