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2018 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 2018 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

Ondoro Snaps Ethiopian Streak in Chevron Houston Marathon

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Korir Takes Thrilling Aramco Houston Half Marathon Victory HOUSTON (January 15, 2017) - Late-race breakaways led to first-time wins in the Chevron Houston Marathon Sunday, and Leonard Korir of the United States outleaned race record-holder Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon on a humid, windy morning that hampered times in the

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

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

It’s Going to Happen

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By Ambassador Bryan Kreitz Most training plans have people beginning this month to prepare for the Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon, so I want to share something I have learned over the last several years. Newton's Third Law of Motion states "Every action has an equal and opposite reaction", but I believe

Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon Sell Out for 12th Straight Year

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Run for a Reason charity race entries available in the marathon and half marathon HOUSTON (September 26, 2016) - The Houston Marathon Committee announced today that the 45th annual Chevron Houston Marathon and the 16th Aramco Houston Half Marathon have both sold out for the 12th consecutive year. The largest single-day sporting event in Houston

Ambassador Lindsay’s Tips on Running While Traveling

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By #HouMarathon Ambassador Lindsay McClelland I recently returned home from what I would call a pretty epic trip. I spent a weekend in New York, one week in Hawaii, then headed to Vietnam for almost two weeks, it was amazing. But, when traveling, especially abroad, it can be difficult to fit training into a busy

Hot Weather Running Tips From Ambassadors Heather and Marcus

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Houston, It’s Summer Time Summer is here and the weather is hot. Check out these tips from Ambassadors Heather and Marcus on how they keep up with their training in the summer. Summer runs on the Buffalo Bayou Summer Running in Houston By Ambassador Heather Foley “I had an epic disaster run this

Caulfield to be honored at Sports Security Conference

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HOUSTON (June 24, 2016) - Carly Caulfield, Senior Director, Operations for the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC), will be recognized as one of the top sports security professionals under the age of 40 at the 2016 National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition set for July 12-14, in Phoenix, Arizona. This award recognizes a young

Why Do You Race?

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By Ambassador Dendy Farrar Recently my beloved Chevron Houston Marathon asked the question, "Why do you race?" via an Instagram post. As I read the question, I thought to myself, "What a great question. I've asked myself 'why do I run?' and 'why did I start running?' many times, but I've never considered why it is that

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