Formed in 1972, the Houston Marathon Committee, Inc. (HMC) is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that plans a multi-race running event (marathon, half marathon and 5K). A Running USA founding member, the HMC is overseen by a board of directors, eleven staff members and approximately 7,500 race day volunteers.
The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) will plan, organize and stage an annual multi-race running event that embodies the spirit and energy of the citizens of Houston, Texas. HMC will strive to make this event among the most highly respected of its kind, locally and nationally. Every person in HMC will be committed to quality and integrity.
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Brant Kotch, President/Executive Committee
John Cianca M.D., Vice President/Executive Committee
Maddie Bunch, Executive Committee
Charlie Bass, Treasurer
Alton Milrany, Secretary
The mission of the Houston Marathon Foundation is to support the advancement of running as an element of a balanced, healthy lifestyle in the Houston community and nationally. The Houston Marathon Foundation will support people, projects and ideas that promote an understanding of, access to and/or participation in running as part of a physical fitness regimen. The Houston Marathon Foundation will also provide grants for innovative thinking and research in the creation of running-related programs that will lead to effective community-based health initiatives.