Competition Date & Time: January 14, 2012 – 8:00 a.m. CST
Location: Houston, Texas
Start: The start and finish lines are located on Avenida de las Americas in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Course: Starting on Avenida de las Americas, qualifiers will run counterclockwise completing a 2.2-mile loop and then north on Avenida de las Americas back toward the start line.
The course will then run the eight-mile loop route counterclockwise three times to complete the 26.2-mile marathon which concludes at the finish line on Avenida de las Americas.
Finish: At the traditional Houston Marathon finish line on Avenida de las Americas.