Hometown: Houston, TX
Marathons: His first
This year’s Chevron Houston Marathon is special to Eder because he “will be running his first marathon alongside his three uncles.” He and his uncles have already successfully completed two races together, both of which were half marathons. Their first half marathon was last year’s Houston Half Marathon and their second was the Huntsville Annual Half Marathon this past October 22. Eder “started running because he wanted to get into shape.” Furthermore, he wanted “to see if he could finish one lap at Memorial without stopping.” He realized that he was stronger than he had expected and “kept adding more and more distance.” His parents, sisters, and some of his extended family will be cheering for him as he pursues the finish line. In addition to the support of his family, Eder will be enveloped in the passionate atmosphere and sheer excitement of race day to egg him on.
Eder enjoys the “challenge that is