Bayou City Half Series Elite Qualifying

Any runners wishing to run for FREE (or discounted) and compete in our elite male/female half marathon wave must meet the following qualification standards prior to registering. If you meet the standards please email for your race entry code.

AWARDS - Elites may not register for regular age group mass (chip) start. Elites must register elites to receive their comped entry. Elites are also only eligible for the top 3-overall male/female awards, not age group awards. Overall Masters and Grand Masters will be chosen from the age group race field, those racing in the elite field will not be eligible for Masters and Grand Masters awards.

TIMING - Times for runners in the Elite Category will be based on gun time, whereas age group runners will be based on chip time. 


Have you raced an event of equivalent distance and met our time standards listed below? If so, shoot an email with a link your official results to


  • < 1:15:00 - Free entry

  • 1:15:01 to 1:20:00 - 50% off current registration fees

  • 1:20:01 to 1:25:00 - 25% off current registration fees


  • < 1:25:00 - Free entry

  • 1:25:01 to 1:30:00 - 50% off current registration fees

  • 1:30:01 to 1:35:00 - 25% off current registration fees