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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

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

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

Organizers Urge Runners to Slow Down and Adjust Pace for Sunday’s Race

HOUSTON (January 13, 2017) - With race day temperatures expected to reach 74 degrees and humidity exceeding 90 percent, officials of the Chevron Houston Marathon advise runners to exercise caution in Sunday's races. "Slow down, slow down, slow down," said Dr. John Cianca, medical director of the Houston Marathon Committee. "It's going to be hot

2017 Chevron Houston Marathon to be Carried Live on ESPN3 and Longhorn Network

Broadcast to feature Two-time Olympian Kara Goucher as Color Analyst HOUSTON (January 6, 2017) - The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) and its Official Broadcast Partner ABC13, announced today that the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon will have an expanded U.S. and international viewing audience for the second consecutive year. The races

Rio Olympic Medalists Lilesa, Rupp and Dibaba Lead Stacked Fields at 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon

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Race Weekend to feature 13 2016 Olympians HOUSTON (January 4, 2017) - The 45th edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend features stacked fields in both the Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon. The 2016 Olympic marathon silver and bronze medalists, Feyisa Lilesa and Galen Rupp, respectively, and the women's Olympic

Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program Surpasses $25 Million Mark

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HOUSTON (January 2, 2017) - The Houston Marathon Committee announced today that the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program has surpassed the $25 million fundraising mark since its inception in 1995. The charitable program is designed for runners to annually raise funds and awareness for approximately 60 official Run for a Reason

Houston Marathon Committee Announces 2017 Local Elite Field

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HOUSTON (December 30, 2016) - The Houston Marathon Committee announced today the 41 athletes who will comprise the local elite field at the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon. Race weekend is set for January 13-15, 2017. Local Elite status in the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon is

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