GALLERY: See highlights from The Woodlands Marathon races in 2021

The Woodlands Marathon runners were assigned different start times based on group numbers. The 5K race and 2K fun runs took place Feb. 27. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
The Woodlands Marathon runners were assigned different start times based on group numbers. The 5K race and 2K fun runs took place Feb. 27. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)

The Woodlands Marathon runners were assigned different start times based on group numbers. The 5K race and 2K fun runs took place Feb. 27. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)

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The Woodlands Marathon kicked off with a 5K race through Town Center starting and finishing at The Woodlands Waterway. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
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The 5K course on Feb. 27 traversed the streets of Town Center. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
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After completing the race at The Woodlands Waterway finish line, runners entered a zone where they could resume wearing a face covering. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
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The Woodlands Marathon’s 5K race course on Feb. 27 traversed the streets of Town Center. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
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The Woodlands Marathon runners were assigned different start times based on group numbers. The 5K race and 2K fun runs took place Feb. 27. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
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Feb. 27 events kicked off with a 5K race through Town Center starting and finishing at The Woodlands Waterway. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
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Runners in The Woodlands Marathon on March 6 traversed a route along roads including Lake Woodlands Drive. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
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Runners crossed the finish line in The Woodlands Marathon on March 6. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
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The annual marathon took place with social distance guidelines in place. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
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The Woodlands Marathon included several events such as a full marathon, half marathon and 10K on March 6. (Photos courtesy FinisherPix)
The Woodlands Marathon kicked off with a 2K fun run and walk for families and a 5K race Feb. 27 followed by the marathon March 6. The event was held with special safety guidelines in place for participants, and the customary celebration after the event was not held. The 2020 marathon was held before COVID-19-related shutdowns were ordered, so the event did not miss a year. The event raises money for area nonprofit organizations.
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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