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November 2017

Chevron Renews Title Sponsorship of Chevron Houston Marathon through 2020

HOUSTON (November 1, 2017) – The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced on Wednesday that Chevron Corporation has renewed its title sponsorship of the annual Chevron Houston Marathon road race, extending their partnership through 2020. The 2018 Chevron Houston Marathon will be hosted by the HMC in downtown Houston on Sunday, January 14. “For the 13th

Striking a Balance

I’ve run over 100 miles worth of the Chevron Houston Marathon course throughout the years and the highlight at the top of the list has always been seeing my wife and now daughter at the finish - regardless of how the race went. (But let’s rewind) In a perfect world we would all wake up

October 2017

Running With Heart – the Run for a Reason Program

Run for a Finish Signing up to run my first marathon was a big deal for me.  At that point I had run a half-marathon and several 10K's, but the thought of 26.2 miles seemed like a huge mountain that was impossible for someone like me.  I did not grow up athletic, nor participated in

September 2017

It’s About the Journey – #HouAmbassador Blog – Jeff Douse

Photo Credit: Payton Ruddock, Ruddock Visuals In a perfect world, marathon training goes something like this: (1) sign up for the race with ample lead time, (2) develop a training plan that optimizes the workload based on your unique running ability and goals, (3) execute the plan flawlessly, without injury and feel confident

June 2017

HMF Announces 2017 Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship Winners

HOUSTON (June 28, 2017) - The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today that Robert “Will” Lord, recent graduate of George Ranch High School and Bayli Luke, recent graduate from Cypress Falls High School, were named recipients of the Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship. The two stand-out students and former high school runners will each receive a

Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend Earns Gold

Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend Earns Gold Level Sustainability Certification for 5th Consecutive Year   Houston (June 22, 2017) – The Council for Responsible Sport announced today that the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) has been awarded the Gold Certification for the fifth consecutive year for its achievements while hosting the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and

Celebrating Runner Dads

Happy Father’s Day to Runner Dads Everywhere   Todd Breton Todd Breton, Marcus Lewis and Matt Frye strive to be excellent, supportive fathers and great runners.  As ambassadors of the 2018 Chevron Houston Marathon, they take their training seriously.  They also know that being a dad comes first. “Being a father of my

May 2017

Global Running Day 2017

    Pledging Now Open for Global Running Day and Million Kid Run on June 7                                                                                                   Runners of all ages and abilities can pledge to take part in the day via GlobalRunningDay.org   May 8, 2017—Pledging for Global Running Day and the second annual Million Kid Run on June 7 is now open on

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