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December 2017

2018 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Challenge

Chevron has partnered with the Houston Marathon Foundation to celebrate and recognize the success of the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Program. In honor of surpassing the $27 million milestone, and to make the greatest impact on the local Houston community, Chevron has generously increased the prize donation to $75,000 to be

December 2018

Houston Marathon Committee Welcomes Three New Board Members

HOUSTON MARATHON COMMITTEE -  720 N. Post Oak Rd., Ste. 200,   Houston, Texas 77008 - 713-957-3453   www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com   E-mail: media@houstonmarathon.com For Release: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 Houston Marathon Committee Welcomes Three New Board Members Marianne Gooch, Elijio Serrano, Subbu Venkat Houston (Dec. 11, 2018) – In conjunction with the retirement of long-time Board of Director members David Chester and

November 2018

The Back of the Pack

All my friends are faster than me. They know it. I know it. My friend, a local elite, will run twice around Memorial Park in the time I complete one loop. I’m a back of the packer. I claim it. I own it. I rock that title with the best of them. Why am I

2019 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Challenge

We're excited to announce the return of the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Challenge! For the second year, Chevron will donate $75,000 to be split three-ways by three Official Run for a Reason Charities in the amount of $25,000 each. To participate in the 2019 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a

Houston Marathon Committee Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductee – Dan Green

The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) has elected Dan Green, the first winner of the Houston Marathon in 1972 and prominent Houston running figure, into the Houston Marathon Hall of Fame. Green will be honored by the HMC on Nov. 14, 2018, at the 2019 Hall of Fame Reception. A native Texan, Green graduated from Pearland

RACE WEEKEND VOLUNTEER GROUP BONUS

CALLING RACE WEEKEND GROUP VOLUNTEERS!!! If you are in need of a great service opportunity, PLUS a way to fundraise for your group, come volunteer for the Houston Marathon on Sunday, January 20th, 2019. The Houston Marathon is the city’s single-day sporting event, with more than 20,000 runners taking to the streets of Houston. Groups that

October 2018

Voices of the Finish Line

Perhaps you have heard "Now coming in for their amazing finish is "Your Name Here"” or "All the fear is over as you are done. You have made it and are now part of the Chevron Houston Marathon Family!"  Have you ever wondered who those announcers were and why they were celebrating your accomplishment too?

August 2018

7 Reasons to Run for a Reason in 2019

Thinking about a great way to give more intention, inspiration and commitment to your run training? Looking for that extra motivation that will make you a real hero in your community? I've got  7 reasons why you should sign on to the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason program for the #houmarathon or #houhalf

July 2018

HMF Announces 2018 Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship Winners

HOUSTON (July 31, 2018) – The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today the recipients of the 2018 Susan Poorman Blackie College Scholarship: Sydney Lawrence, recent graduate of Stratford High School in Spring Branch Independent School District (SBISD); and Ricardo Urbina, recent graduate of Chavez High School in Houston Independent School District (HISD). The two stand-out

What to Know as a Legacy

Wow, time passes fast. I just realized that the 2019 Houston Marathon will be my 40th year. I started in 1979. But the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) isn’t looking back, they’re already looking ahead! In 2022 The Houston Marathon will turn 50! That’s right it’s long surpassed Legacy status but we look forward to celebrating

Legacy Loonyness

Hello, fellow Legacies! Well; guess what? It happens to the best of us; and, now I find that it can also happen to folks like ME! My precious official Marathon Streak has come to an end. Sob! Got to get a hold of myself. It is not the end of the world, right? Life goes

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