2018 Fundraising Goal – $100,000




Reason2Race partners with Houston Race Series, LLC to give you the Run Houston! For A Cause program which awards $7,500 in prize donations to the charities of the highest athlete fundraisers!

Bayou City Half Marathon believes in giving athletes of all levels a competitive advantage, encouraging you to strive for and reach your peak level of performance. In addition to providing you an excellent racing experience, they are excited to support your racing success in yet another way. You are invited to participate in the Run Houston! For A Cause program and race for the charity of your choice. Raise awareness and funds for your favorite cause, and watch how making a difference for others makes a difference for you.

Since 2015, 411 athletes have collectively raised over $340,000 for dozens of causes.

Please contact us here to inquire about sponsorship opportunities.



Steps to Participate

  1. Register for your Bayou City Half Marathon Series event HERE
  2. Craft your story on a free Reason2Race donation page HERE
  3. Share your story with family and friends
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Donation Program

There is $7,500 in bonus donations available ($2,500 per event). There is no fundraising minimum to participate, and we encourage you to set a high goal, at least $1,000. You have nothing to lose and so much to gain. Run Houston! For a Cause awards the following additional donations to the nonprofits of the highest athlete fundraisers.
$2,500 each for Cypress, Katy, and Vintage Park Half Marathons*
  • 1st Place – $800
  • 2nd Place – $500
  • 3rd Place – $300
  • 4th Place – $225
  • 5th Place – $175
  • 6th Place – $150
  • 7th Place – $125
  • 8th Place – $100
  • 9th Place – $75
  • 10th Place – $50

* To qualify for one of the donation prizes you must raise at least the amount of the prize.


Upcoming Half Marathon Events





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