2019 Cowtown Marathon Race Weekend

The Cowtown Marathon

The Cowtown Marathon
Date Feb 23, 2019 -
Feb 24, 2019
Distance 5k, 10k, Half-marathon, Marathon, Ultra
Course Type Road

Race Information

The Cowtown race weekend is the largest multi-race event in Texas with over 29,000 participants over the weekend. All distances have a team competition option where runners can join a team, and have the fastest five times of their team combined to form a team score.

Here's a rundown of what you can expect over the weekend.

Ultra Marathon

The Cowtown ultramarathon is a 50k road ultra that follows the marathon course, then adds a riverfront out and back section to tag on the additional 7.8k needed to get to 50 kilometers

Cowtown Marathon

The road marathon regularly attracts thousands of participants and winds its way through the roads of Fort Worth. This is a must run race if you're a Texas marathon fanatic.

cowtown marathon

Half Marathon

Typically run on the same day as the marathon and ultra, the Cowtown half marathon follows a similar road course through the streets of the city. This race regularly has 5,000 participants running it.


The Cowtown's 10k run typically happens on the first day of race weekend along with the 5k. The race is a mix of urban road and riverfront course and usually has 2,000+ runners participating in it


The Cowtown 5k race is a very popular 5k road loop that happens the day before the marathon, half, and ultra. 5,000+ runners typically run the 5k. The race also offers a children's 5K which is open to anyone but only offers age group awards to people under the age of 17 


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