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The Women's Quarter Marathon & Mini-Quarter Marathon
benefiting the Houston Area Women’s Center (HAWC)

The Women's Quarter Marathon is a "One-of-a-Kind" experience created for you, by women like you! We believe that all women should feel empowered by one another and wanted to bring you together to show you what we are capable of when we come together. 

The beautiful 6.55-mile course was designed to showcase thousands of women and their individual and group strength.

A portion of the event proceeds will benefit the Houston Area Women's Center.

Registration fees

Women's Quarter Marathon Closed

Registration closed
    1. $45.00
      Jul 28 – Dec 31
    2. $45.00
      Dec 31 – Apr 30
    3. $55.00
      May 1 – May 12

Girls Mini-Marathon Closed

Registration closed
    1. $15.00
      Jul 28 – Dec 31
    2. $20.00
      Dec 31 – Apr 30
    3. $25.00
      May 1 – May 12

About the Women's Quarter Marathon



We are so excited to announce that this women's-only road race is moving to Downtown, Houston ... and we want YOU to be there. We invite you to join the hundreds of women from our surrounding 19 counties, on Saturday, May 12th, in this fun, one-of-a-kind quarter marathon distance (6.55 miles) road race. 

Our mission is to empower women and young girls by promoting healthy lifestyles and that all women are created equal.


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  • AMAZING! Women's Quarter Merchandise
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Delicious Post-Race Food
  • Two (2) tickets to the amazing Beer & Mimosa Bar
  • Experience of a lifetime!
  • Free Fundraising Page


Thursday, May 10th, 2018  
Nekter Juice Bar
304 Gray Street
Houston, Texas 77002

Race Day Packet Pick-up 

MacGregor Park





The 2018 Women's Quarter Marathon has a STRICT race day finish time of two (2)  hours and 30 minutes. The marathon course will reopen for public use at 9:30 A.M. sharp. Participants that fall behind this pace will be directed to the sidewalk and allowed to finish the race, but will not be guaranteed a finishing time.

The sale and/or transfer of race entries/bib numbers is strictly prohibited. All registration fees and ancillary purchases are nonrefundable.


Participants will compete in the following female age divisions:

14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over

First place finisher in each age division will receive a commemorative award. All finishers will receive a commemorative medal and participant shirt.

About the Mini-Quarter Marathon



The Mini-Quarter Marathon is 1.25 miles and is designed for girls under the age of 12 who also want to join the movement! This fun run provides kids a positive, educational, and fun experience in the world of running!

Lets show our girls how to be bold and brave! #runmini

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  • A smooth and fun 1.25-mile race course
  • Unique Mini-Quarter Marathon Participant Tee
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Delicious Post-Race Food
  • An experience of a lifetime!

2018 Charity

5ab895ca4bee5.pngA portion of the Women's Quarter Marathon + Mini-Quarter Marathon proceeds will benefit the Houston Area Women’s Center. 

The Houston Area Women’s Center works to end domestic and sexual violence and supports all in building safe and healthy lives through advocacy, counseling, education, shelter and support services.
The Houston Area Women’s Center’s Crisis Hotlines are available to survivors and their families seeking information and assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hotline staff and volunteers are always there to help.

In 2017, the Center received a staggering 33,692 domestic violence and 3,664 sexual assault calls. 

Every year, more than 80,000 adults, children and families turn to the Houston Area Women’s Center for help rebuilding lives torn apart by violence. We are deeply grateful for the generosity of friends in the community who share our commitment to ending domestic and sexual violence.  

[find out more here]

Event Schedule

  • May 10 10:00 AM CDT - Packet Pick-up : Nektar Juice Bar, Midtown 10:00am-6:00pm

  • May 12 5:45 AM CDT - Race Day Registration OPEN

  • May 12 6:45 AM CDT - Race Day Registration CLOSED

  • May 12 7:30 AM CDT - Women's Quarter Marathon START

  • May 12 9:00 AM CDT - WQM Awards Ceremony

  • May 12 9:15 AM CDT - Mini-Quarter Marathon START

Contact Information

Event Location

MacGregor Park, Calhoun Road, Houston, TX, United States

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