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Apply to be a Part of the We Run Houston After-school Running Program

The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) is a community organization that serves the greater Houston area through program management and support of organizations that demonstrate sound fiscal management, efficient operation, and program integrity while promoting an understanding of, access to, and/or participation in running as part of a physical fitness regimen. It is the mission of

Apply for the Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship by May 18

Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship The Susan Poorman Blacke scholarship is named after long-time Houston Marathon Committee Board Member and Houston Marathon Foundation Founder, Susan Poorman Blackie.  Susan embodied the generosity and volunteer spirit that exemplifies the Houston Marathon community of volunteers who make the event possible each year.  It is this, along with her passion

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

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 to Support Local Running Programs

HOUSTON (November 12, 2015) - The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today that it is providing $90,000 in support towards local running programs and youth initiatives across the Greater Houston Region. Since its inception in 2008, the HMF has provided over $800,000 in funding for local youth initiatives, health and wellness programs, national elite runners

Houston Marathon Foundation Continues Commitment to U.S. Elite Distance Runners

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HOUSTON (November 2, 2015) - The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today that it will provide $45,000 in financial support for several U.S. elite long-distance runners and development programs, including funding to Team Green (Woodlands, TX), Team ZAP Fitness (Lenoir, NC), Team USA Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN), and five 2016 Olympic Trials Marathon qualifiers from the

Houston Marathon Foundation Announces the Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship Winners

HOUSTON (July 2, 2015) – The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today that Laine Zizka of James E. Taylor High School and Chris Winski of Morton Ranch High School were named the first recipients of the Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship. The two stand-out students and former high school cross country runners will each receive a

Becky Wade’s Summer Training Update

By Houston Marathon Foundation Ambassador Becky Wade I’m back in Houston after a summer of roaming, and have to admit that I’m so glad to be back in the sauna-like conditions I’ve trained in my whole life, and reunited with the people and community that reinforce my goals daily. After spending a couple weeks in

Houston Marathon Foundation Announces the Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship Winners

HOUSTON (July 2, 2015) - The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today that Laine Zizka of James E. Taylor High School and Chris Winski of Morton Ranch High School were named the first recipients of the Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship. The two stand-out students and former high school cross country runners will each receive a

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