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Updates to the 2017 Aramco Houston Half Marathon Elite Field

Today the Houston Marathon Committee announced changes to the elite fields for the 2017 Aramco Houston Marathon on Sunday, January 15th. Galen Rupp (USA), the 2016 Olympic marathon bronze medalist, has withdrawn from the men’s Aramco Houston Half Marathon due to injury. “Unfortunately I will be unable to race on Sunday due to plantar fasciitis

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

Houston Marathon Foundation Continues Commitment to Distance Running

HOUSTON (December 19, 2016) - In its continued effort to promote the benefits of long-distance running and to provide opportunities for runners of all abilities, the Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today that it will distribute $275,000 in financial support to local running initiatives and national elite long-distance development programs. Since its inception in 2008,

How Will You Train for the 2016 Chevron Houston Marathon?

So…you’ve signed up for the Chevron Houston Marathon…YAY! What now? 1) Be really excited and tell everyone you know. Post your “In Training” badgeeverywhere! 2) Go get fitted for a really good pair of shoes. You will be in them a lot. 3) Train hard. How much time you spend on #3 may be a

Recovering from injury and finding full body awareness

I’ve been an athlete most of my life. And most of my life I’ve been healthy and I learned to push through painful, tough training. Injury was just never present, until this past December. I tried to ignore it, the nagging pain in my heel when I woke up. I tried to chalk it up

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

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