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
Skechers Performance Extends Partnership with the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon
Skechers Performance to Remain the Official Footwear and Apparel Sponsor through 2019 HOUSTON (June 7, 2016)—The Houston Marathon Committee announced on Tuesday a partnership extension with Skechers Performance, a division of SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX). With the new deal, Skechers Performance will remain the official footwear and apparel sponsor of the Houston race through 2019.
HOUSTON - Registration for the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon opened today, Global Running Day, at 8:00 a.m. CT and will remain open until entries sell out. Fundraising For Registration Charity Entries are also available for runners to support one of the 61 Official Run for a Reason Charities. Register for
HOUSTON (May 4, 2016) - The Houston Marathon Committee on Wednesday announced the official charities for the 2016-2017 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program. The new charity lineup offers a variety of important causes including medical research and support, community outreach, animal protection and more. Linking 33,000 runners with 62 official charities,
The 14 enthusiastic runners below are ready to lead 27,000 Chevron Houston Marathoners and Aramco Houston Half Marathoners to the finish line. Congratulations to our 2017 Ambassador team! Robert Brown (Spring, TX) – Half Marathon Robert began running in the mid-1990s when he joined the Marine Corps and picked it up again when he met
HOUSTON (April 6, 2016) - The 2016 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program has raised over $2,300,000 to benefit 60 official charities. With more than 18,500 donations, this year marks the sixth in a row that fundraising has surpassed the $2 million plateau. Since the program's inception in 1995, more than $24
After graduating from college, affordable access and time for team sports was harder to find so Heather picked up running to keep in shape. She joined Runner’s High Club here in Houston in 2008 and a new family and passion was discovered! She has run over 30 marathons/ultramarathons (including back-to-back finishes at the Comrades Ultra
The 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassador Application is now available!
The Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon are seeking influential runners to represent our 2017 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 to
By Ambassador Lindsay McClelland As we quickly approach race day, there are many things crossing the minds of runners (including myself). From taper and nutrition to goal setting and logistical planning, there’s a ton to consider! For those embarking on their first race, I want to share some race day etiquette tips I’ve learned over
2017 Race Weekend Schedule of Events Friday, January 13 Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute EXPO Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K Participant Packet Pick-Up George R. Brown Convention Center, Hall A3 (Third Floor) 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Saturday, January 14 Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute EXPO Marathon and Half Marathon Participant Packet