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August 2016

Ambassador Lindsay’s Tips on Running While Traveling

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By #HouMarathon Ambassador Lindsay McClelland I recently returned home from what I would call a pretty epic trip. I spent a weekend in New York, one week in Hawaii, then headed to Vietnam for almost two weeks, it was amazing. But, when traveling, especially abroad, it can be difficult to fit training into a busy

Houston Marathon Foundation Announces the Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship Winners

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HOUSTON (August 4, 2016) - The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today that Abigail Smith of Seven Lakes High School and Nicolas Terrazas of Stratford 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 $5,000 scholarship grant annually for four

Houston Marathon Foundation selected for August 2016 OKRA Charity Saloon

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HOUSTON (August 1, 2017) - The Houston Marathon Foundation has been selected as one of four non-profit finalists to compete during the month of August to win one hundred percent of Organized Kollaboration on Restaurant Affairs' (OKRA's) proceeds for an entire month. OKRA Charity Saloon is a non-profit bar that supports local charities through a

July 2016

Hot Weather Running Tips From Ambassadors Heather and Marcus

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Houston, It’s Summer Time Summer is here and the weather is hot. Check out these tips from Ambassadors Heather and Marcus on how they keep up with their training in the summer. Summer runs on the Buffalo Bayou Summer Running in Houston By Ambassador Heather Foley “I had an epic disaster run this

June 2016

Caulfield to be honored at Sports Security Conference

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HOUSTON (June 24, 2016) - Carly Caulfield, Senior Director, Operations for the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC), will be recognized as one of the top sports security professionals under the age of 40 at the 2016 National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition set for July 12-14, in Phoenix, Arizona. This award recognizes a young

Houston Marathon hires Kate Klein as new Director, Business Development & Marketing

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Committee announces additional organizational advancements and reassignments HOUSTON (June 21, 2016) - The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) on Tuesday announced the hiring of executive Kate Klein as Director, Business Development and Marketing. Klein will lead the business and community development department and is responsible for managing sponsorships, branding, and experiential marketing for the Chevron Houston

Why Do You Race?

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By Ambassador Dendy Farrar Recently my beloved Chevron Houston Marathon asked the question, "Why do you race?" via an Instagram post. As I read the question, I thought to myself, "What a great question. I've asked myself 'why do I run?' and 'why did I start running?' many times, but I've never considered why it is that

Skechers Performance Extends Partnership with the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon

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Skechers Performance to Remain the Official Footwear and Apparel Sponsor through 2019 HOUSTON (June 7, 2016)—The Houston Marathon Committee announced on Tuesday a partnership extension with Skechers Performance, a division of SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX). With the new deal, Skechers Performance will remain the official footwear and apparel sponsor of the Houston race through 2019.

2017 Chevron Houston Marathon Registration Opens on Global Running Day

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HOUSTON - Registration for the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon opened today, Global Running Day, at 8:00 a.m. CT and will remain open until entries sell out. Fundraising For Registration Charity Entries are also available for runners to support one of the 61 Official Run for a Reason Charities. Register for

May 2016

Official Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charities Announced

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HOUSTON (May 4, 2016) - The Houston Marathon Committee on Wednesday announced the official charities for the 2016-2017 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program. The new charity lineup offers a variety of important causes including medical research and support, community outreach, animal protection and more. Linking 33,000 runners with 62 official charities,

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