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What to Know as a Legacy

Wow, time passes fast. I just realized that the 2019 Houston Marathon will be my 40th year. I started in 1979. But the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) isn’t looking back, they’re already looking ahead! In 2022 The Houston Marathon will turn 50! That’s right it’s long surpassed Legacy status but we look forward to celebrating

Legacy Loonyness

Hello, fellow Legacies! Well; guess what? It happens to the best of us; and, now I find that it can also happen to folks like ME! My precious official Marathon Streak has come to an end. Sob! Got to get a hold of myself. It is not the end of the world, right? Life goes

#RunHou, Run Minute Maid

  Inaugural Minute Maid Park Marathon Introducing the second marathon in the Inside the Park Marathon Series, the Inaugural Minute Maid Park Marathon! Runners will have the opportunity to circle the field of their favorite home team, running more than 100 times around the warning track for that 26.2 miles, all to benefit the Astros

Getaway to Houston

America's fourth-largest city is a cosmopolitan destination, filled with world-class dining, arts, hotels, shopping and nightlife. Take a stroll through the historic Heights, spend the day exploring the Museum District or head down to Space Center Houston. Later on, grab a bite in one of dozens of award-winning restaurants, or hang out with the cool kids on Washington Avenue.

Rewriting the Record Books in 2018

HOUSTON (January 14, 2018) – Exciting finishes, upset victories, American records, Olympic Trials qualifying times and personal bests highlighted a day that marked another poignant step in the city’s recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in August. In the 16th year of the Houston Half Marathon, late entrant Jake Robertson of New Zealand won

2019 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassador Application

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The Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon are seeking influential runners to represent our 2019 race. We’re looking for dedicated runners from the greater Houston area who love the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon, are involved in the running community (both on the ground and online) and are ready

2018 Press Conference Recap

HOUSTON (January 12, 2018) – At the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon on Sunday, the 11,037 in the marathon and 16,207 in the half marathon are expected to be greeted at the 7 a.m. start by a temperature of 36 degrees F (2 C), humidity of 60 percent, winds of 5 mph

Setting Goals

How do you choose your race pace? My old coach would say that your marathon time is not like something you would choose from the grocery store. For me, reaching a specific time goal has always been satisfying. I would set a goal for each of my marathon races, and in four out of six of those

Let’s Talk Training

With humidity dropping and awesome weather approaching, runners are eager to train for those long runs in preparation for the Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Half Marathon.  You are probably counting down to race day, anticipating that moment you cross that finish line.  But, before you get to that finish line, you will need to stick

Striking a Balance

I’ve run over 100 miles worth of the Chevron Houston Marathon course throughout the years and the highlight at the top of the list has always been seeing my wife and now daughter at the finish - regardless of how the race went. (But let’s rewind) In a perfect world we would all wake up

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