Energy City Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 1K

Saturday, October 28, 2023 • Midland, TX • Course Map

Come run through the historic neighborhoods of one of the richest little cities in the United States. Known for its prolific oil and gas production, Midland, TX is also home to two U.S. Presidents, and Midland’s Energy City Half Marathon takes runners past homes, fields, and beauty along a rural race route.

The half marathon begins at Fasken Oil and Ranch, northwest of downtown Midland, and starts the course by taking runners off-road for the first mile before running through a residential neighborhood and heading south. After making a loop through another residential neighborhood just north of downtown Midland, runners then retrace their path along Oriole Drive and continue along another loop weaving through another residential neighborhood.

After completing the second loop, it’s less than a mile to the finish line, back to where runners started. Raffles, snacks, and prizes await runners at the finish line.

Race organizers note that walkers and strollers are welcome on the course, but request that they start toward the back of the pack for everyone’s safety.


Runners getting a strong start at the Energy City Half Marathon. (Photo courtesy Energy City Half Marathon)

Race Weather & Climate

Located in western Texas, 300 miles away from El Paso and Fort Worth, Midland sees mild to warm weather in November. Rainfall is sparse year-round, with just over 1.5 inches of rainfall total for the whole month.

On race day (Oct. 28), the average low is 56ºF and the average high is 77ºF.

Past Results

Course Map

See the race route map for the Energy City Half Marathon here.

Starting Time

7:00 AM


  • $85 and up for the half marathon
  • $60 and up for the 10K
  • $45 and up for the 5K


To reserve your spot in the 2023 running of Midland’s Energy City Half Marathon, register online at here.

Official Race Website


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