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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

Happy (Day After) National Running Day!

By Becky Wade It’s wild to think that we’re already halfway to the next Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon, not to mention another Olympic year. So what does a professional runner with Olympic dreams do during the in-between? The Houston Marathon Foundation and I will fill y’all in through regular updates during

Houston Marathon Foundation’s Students Run Houston kicks off at Sharpstown High School today

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By Sarah Kingston, founder and coach of the Houston Marathon Foundation’s Students Run Houston program The Houston Marathon Foundation is working with five area schools in the Students Run Houston program.  More than 250 students will be participating in the Chevron Houston Marathon race weekend of events. Good luck to all of our new student