August 2016


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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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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2016 Global Running Day Featuring First-Ever Million Kid Run Set for Wednesday, June 1

Pledging Now Open for Global Running Day and First-Ever Million Kid Run on June 1 HOUSTON (May 2, 2016) — Global Running Day, a day for people all over the world to celebrate the joys of running, is set for Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Global Running Day is the evolution of National Running Day in

April 2016

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Announcing the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassador Team!

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The 14 enthusiastic runners below are ready to lead 27,000 Chevron Houston Marathoners and Aramco Houston Half Marathoners to the finish line.  Congratulations to our 2017 Ambassador team! Robert Brown (Spring, TX) – Half Marathon Robert began running in the mid-1990s when he joined the Marine Corps and picked it up again when he met

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