Media Advisory: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
2020 Houston Marathon Weekend of Events Volunteer Registration Now Open
LTI partners with Houston Marathon Committee as the Official Race Crew Volunteer Sponsor for 2020 Houston Marathon Weekend of Events
Houston (Oct. 1, 2019) – The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) in partnership with Official Race Crew Volunteer Sponsor LTI (Larsen & Toubro Infotech) announced today that volunteer registration for the 2020 Houston Marathon Weekend of events is now open.
The 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon and We Are Houston 5K presented by Aramco and Chevron will take place Jan. 17-19, 2020. Each year the committee relies on the dedication of more than 7,000 volunteers to host nearly 33,000 participants in the heart of the city of Houston for its signature event.
“The Greater Houston community has embraced this event for 48 years. Each of our volunteers play an essential role in every aspect of race weekend and we look forward to providing another first-class experience for our volunteers, spectators and runners,” said Wade Morehead, Executive Director of the HMC. “It’s through the support of the city, volunteers and Sponsor organizations like LTI that enable us to host one of the most notable marathon and half marathon events in the world.”
For the second year in a row, the HMC is thrilled to have the support of LTI as the Official Race Crew Volunteer Sponsor. LTI enhances its mission to celebrate the spirit of human endeavor and pushing boundaries through a humble contribution towards solving for the society, through the volunteer efforts of the Houston Marathon Weekend of Events.
“We are proud to support the Houston Marathon as the “Volunteer Sponsor,” expressed Sudhir Chaturvedi, President Sales and Executive Board member LTI. “The event is a true reflection & celebration of human endeavor, resilience and coming together of society, all of which resonates with the key beliefs of LTI.”
Those interested in joining the weekend festivities alongside our Race Crew team can sign up now to become a volunteer. Positions for the events fill quickly, so volunteers are encouraged to act fast and register today.
For more information about volunteer opportunities and to register with Race Crew, please visit https://www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com/volunteers/race-crew/.
The 48th running of the Chevron Houston Marathon race weekend, also featuring the Aramco Houston Half Marathon and We Are Houston 5K presented by Aramco and Chevron, will take place January 17-19, 2020. Registration is still open for all three events.
About the Houston Marathon Committee, Inc.
Established in 1972, the Houston Marathon Committee, Inc. (HMC) is a founding member of Running USA and annually organizes the nation’s premier winter marathon, half-marathon and 5K. Over 300,000 participants, volunteers and spectators make Chevron Houston Marathon Race Day the largest single-day sporting event in Houston. Recognized by the IAAF, the Gold Label Aramco Houston Half Marathon has held 16 U.S. Half Marathon Championships and the Silver Label Chevron Houston Marathon has been the race site for three U.S. Olympic Trials Marathons. For eight consecutive years, the events have garnered Gold Certification from the Council of Responsible Sport and were also awarded the 2015 AIMS Green Award for industry-leading sustainability initiatives. Race Weekend generates over $50 million in economic impact for the region annually. In addition to its economic impact, the HMC facilitates social responsibility through its Run for a Reason Charity Program which has raised over $30 million since its inception and the Houston Marathon Foundation, which serves the greater Houston area through support of youth and community organizations that promote access to and participation in running. The event is televised annually with 2016 being the first time the race received national and international syndication airing on ESPN3 and the Longhorn Network.
The 48th running of Chevron Houston Marathon race weekend will take place January 17-19, 2020. Registration is currently open.
For more information, visit www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com.
About LTI (Larsen & Toubro Infotech)
Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) is a global technology consulting and digital solutions Company helping more than 350 clients succeed in a converging world. With operations in 30 countries, we go the extra mile for our clients and accelerate their digital transformation with LTI’s MosaicTM platform enabling their mobile, social, analytics, IoT and cloud journeys. Founded in 1997 as a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited, our unique heritage gives us unrivaled real-world expertise to solve the most complex challenges of enterprises across all industries. Each day, our team of more than 28,000 LTItes enable our clients to improve the effectiveness of their business and technology operations, and deliver value to their customers, employees and shareholders. Follow us at @LTI_Global