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It’s About the Journey – #HouAmbassador Blog – Jeff Douse

Photo Credit: Payton Ruddock, Ruddock Visuals In a perfect world, marathon training goes something like this: (1) sign up for the race with ample lead time, (2) develop a training plan that optimizes the workload based on your unique running ability and goals, (3) execute the plan flawlessly, without injury and feel confident

2015 ABB 5K Course

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The Houston Marathon Committee announced on Wednesday the new course for the 2015 ABB 5K. Alterations were made to the course to accommodate civic enhancement projects downtown. The 2015 race will start at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 17. Entries are still available. Do the Houston Double! All runners who participate in the 2015 ABB

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

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

Race Experience Spotlight: Pre-Race Services

The George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB) will open to the public at 5:00 a.m. on race day. We suggest that runners arrive at the GRB before 5:45 a.m. as the Houston Police Department will begin closing streets in and around downtown at that time. Please keep in mind that there may be heavy traffic and you may

Race Experience Spotlight: Refueling Stations

The goal of the Chevron Houston Marathon refueling stations is simple – to leave no runner thirsty. Our teams are hard at work preparing their stations, and we want to give a peak into what you will find at refueling stations along the course. The Chevron Houston Marathon refueling stations have a uniform design at

Spotlight: Discovery Green & We Are Houston RunFest

After crossing the finish line at the Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon, ABB 5K and Bank of Texas Team Challenge, we invite you to celebrate your accomplishment with friends, family and runners alike at the 2013 We Are Houston RunFest! Located on Jones Lawn at Discovery Green, this festive atmosphere is a great place

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