November 4th: Houston Inline Marathon

The 6th annual Houston Inline Marathon is a great opportunity for inline and quad skaters of all skill levels to get together for a fun and exciting weekend of racing, casual skating, and camaraderie. Saturday will feature a casual skate tour among the beauty and landmarks of downtown Houston, and a pre-race social. The road skating marathon, half-marathon, and casual Fun Skate will take place Sunday morning on beautiful Allen Parkway in the heart of Houston.

Looks like a very smooth race course – here are some photos.

Pre-registration prices are as follows:

  • $65/$55 — Full Marathon (Pro, Open, and Quad categories)
  • $45/$35 — Half Marathon (Open and Quad categories)
  • $15/$10 — “Easy Street” Fun Skate

Saturday, November 3 — The fun begins…

  • 12 Noon – 4:00pm : Late Registration, Packet Pickup, and Pre-Race Social
  • 4:15pm : FREE downtown skate tour begins, returning in about an hour

Sunday, November 4 — Race day!

  • 7:00am – 8:00am : Late Registration at Eleanor Tinsley Park
  • 7:00am – 8:30am : Warmup available on race course
  • 8:45am : Mass start of all race categories, followed by Fun Skaters
  • 10:00am – 1:00pm : Refreshments and massage available
  • 11:45am : Race course closes
  • 12:00 noon : Awards ceremony begins in Eleanor Tinsley Park