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Race Experience Spotlight: Start Line

The best advice we can give you is get to the start line early. With four corrals, knowing where you are going on race morning and getting there early will help you have a stress-free start. Head to the start line at least 30 minutes before your corral gate closes. A Corral gate closes at

Ways to utilize technology on Race Weekend

With thirty days left until race day, we're taking a look at how race participants and spectators can utilize technology on Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend. Twitter – Follow us at @houstonmarathon hashtag #houmarathon Facebook – Chevron Houston Marathon Houston Marathon mobile app – available on Apple and Android – HOU 26.2 (click the link

Benefits of the 2013 Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend

As we get closer to the 2013 Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend (we’re just 60 days away!), let’s take a look at 13 of the best benefits provided to the runners at this year’s Race Weekend. Here they are in no particular order: Weather – The average start-time temperature is 45 degrees, while the average

The first thirteen

This month's 13 Fast Facts takes a trip down memory lane. Here's a quick glance back at the first thirteen winners of the men's and women's Houston Marathon. Danny Green won the men’s race in the 1972 Houston Marathon in 2:32:33, while Tanya Trantham won the women’s in 5:11:55. In 1973, Juan Garza won the

Record-breaking performances

In forty years of existence, the winners of the Chevron Houston Marathon keep getting faster and faster. The same can be said for the Aramco Half Marathon, which has been around for 10 years. In no particular order, here’s a quick look at 13 record-breaking performances. Twenty-seven year old Tariku Jufar of Ethiopia won the

How Run for a Reason Makes a Difference

Your fundraising and donations at work. Each month we are sharing "13 Fast Facts" about the Chevron Houston Marathon as we countdown to the annual Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon on 1.13.13.  Thanks to you, the Chevron Houston Marathon's Run for a Reason charity program and your donations and fundraising

About the Official Chevron Houston Marathon Veterans!

We know you have seen our Houston Marathon Veterans sporting their official shirts around town and during the Chevron Houston Marathon each year.  These amazing guys and gals are runners who have successfully finished 10 or more Houston marathons!  They organize and put together the Pace Teams each year and successfully guide 1000s of runners to their goal

Reasons to Run for Charity

1. Raise awareness. Running for a charity is not all about fundraising – it also helps get the charity’s name out there and highlights the important work they do. 2. Honor a loved one. 3. Give back to the community. 4. Support a great cause. Run for a charity that is close to your heart. With 61

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