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Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program hits $20 Million Mark

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HOUSTON (September 24, 2014) - The Houston Marathon Committee announced on Wednesday that the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program has surpassed the $20 million fundraising mark since its inception in 1995. The charitable program is designed for runners to fundraise for local charities. In 2014 alone, over 16,000 donations were made

Morehead named Executive Director of the Houston Marathon Foundation

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AUGUST 27, 2014 - On behalf of the Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF), the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced today that Executive Director Wade Morehead will also assume the duties of Executive Director for the Foundation. In addition to this announcement, the HMF is getting a new look by changing its logo to include the iconic

World’s top runners build on success in Houston

Register on June 4th for the chance to run with the best HOUSTON - Over the past decade, the Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend of Events has proven to be a breeding ground for the up-and-coming and resurgent distance runners on the international scene. Americans Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi and Shalane Flanagan, along with Ethiopians

Official Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charities Announced

HOUSTON (May 8, 2014) - The Houston Marathon Committee on Thursday announced the 62 official charities for the 2014-2015 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 30,000 runners with a record

2014 Chevron Houston Marathon Shadow Run

HOUSTON (January 23, 2014) - On January 19, in coordination with the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC), Task Force White Eagle, a combined Polish and U.S. unit, staged its own event 8,000 miles away in the mountainous region of Afghanistan. Task Force White Eagle is led by the Polish 10th Armored Cavalry Brigade based out of

20 Questions with Veteran Nancy Winchester

Name: Nancy Winchester Age: 46 (no point in hiding this information if you’re a runner – Google will tell all!) City: St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Twitter handle: n/a Profession: Research manager Been running since: Forever, but as an adult for fitness, 1988 What made you start? I thought it would be good to start

20 Questions with Ambassador Glauco Souza

Name: Glauco R. Souza Age: 43 City: Brasilia, Brazil … but live in Houston since 2003 and in the U.S. since 1989. Profession: Scientist and Entrepreneur Website: http://bon.ffprunningclubs.org Twitter: @glauco4 Been running since: a long time ago, but used to swim and play water polo before.  First Marathon was NYC in 1996, when there was no

20 Questions with Ambassador Kelli Calderwood

Name: Kelli Calderwood Age: 28 City: Houston Profession: Manager of Development, Texas Children's Twitter: @kelliruns Instagram: @kelliruns Blog: http://kelliruns.com/ Been running since: Off and on for a while after college, seriously since 2010. I'm proud of the progress I have made since my very first race! There is always room for improvement! What made you

Morse to be inducted into Houston Marathon Hall of Fame

HOUSTON (December 12, 2013) – The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced on Thursday the election of former member of the HMC Board of Directors Denny Morse into the Houston Marathon Hall of Fame. Morse will be honored by the Houston Marathon Committee on December 12 at the 2014 Hall of Fame Reception. “Denny Morse was

Race Experience Spotlight: Post-Race Services

After months of preparation and vigorous training, you run your race and collect your medal, but what’s next? Let us take you through the post-race services we provide to make your race recovery stress-free. As you enter the George R. Brown Convention Center from the finish line, you will be handed a bottle of water

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