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October 2017

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

2018 Charity Partners Selected

Houston Marathon Committee Selects Official Charity Partners for 2018 Race Season HOUSTON (May 3, 2017) – The Houston Marathon Committee on Wednesday announced the official charities for the 2018 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program. The new charity lineup includes 49 returning and nine new organizations. Giving runners the opportunity to align

March 2017

2018 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassador Application

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The Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon are seeking influential runners to represent our 2018 race. We’re looking for dedicated runners from the greater Houston area who love the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon, are involved in the running community (both on the ground and online) and are ready

February 2017

Dominic Ondoro

Dominic Ondoro Age: 29 Citizenship: Kenya Personal Best: 2:08:00 Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro snapped an eight-race winning streak by Ethiopian men with his strong finish over the final four kilos in the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon, clocking 2:12:05. Ondoro was part of a large pack early in the race, which was whittled down to five at

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