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2016 Chevron Houston Marathon to Host Mascot Vs. Media Challenge

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HOUSTON (November 18, 2015) - The Houston Marathon Committee announced today that the 2016 Chevron Houston Marathon will feature the inaugural Mascot vs. Media Challenge to promote the Run for a Reason charity program and healthy lifestyles. For the first time ever, the H-Town Mascots will take on three media teams - Team ABC13, Team

Houston Marathon Foundation to Support Local Running Programs

HOUSTON (November 12, 2015) - The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today that it is providing $90,000 in support towards local running programs and youth initiatives across the Greater Houston Region. Since its inception in 2008, the HMF has provided over $800,000 in funding for local youth initiatives, health and wellness programs, national elite runners

Houston Marathon Foundation Continues Commitment to U.S. Elite Distance Runners

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HOUSTON (November 2, 2015) - The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today that it will provide $45,000 in financial support for several U.S. elite long-distance runners and development programs, including funding to Team Green (Woodlands, TX), Team ZAP Fitness (Lenoir, NC), Team USA Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN), and five 2016 Olympic Trials Marathon qualifiers from the

Chevron Houston Marathon to be Honored with 2015 AIMS Green Award

HOUSTON - (October 15, 2015) - The Association of International Marathon and Distance Races (AIMS), a leading world-wide running organization, announced today that the Chevron Houston Marathon is the recipient of the 2015 AIMS Green Award. The award, which rewards and highlights best environmental practices in marathon events, will be presented to the Chevron

The Face of Inspiration

Are you running the Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon? Here’s all the inspiration you need to start training today! By Ambassador Mariana Cano OK. So, I’ve registered for the 2016 Aramco Houston Half Marathon. I have my registry confirmation, and I’ve already chosen my training. In all my calendars, I’ve saved the

Why Houston?

By Ambassador Emilia Benton When it comes to nailing down my one marathon for the year, the decision is always an easy one for me: the Chevron Houston Marathon, duh. I ran my first Houston Marathon in 2012, sort of by accident after I was initially set to run the Aramco Houston Half Marathon. After

Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon Sell Out for Eleventh Straight Year

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Races sell-out for eleventh consecutive year; Run for a Reason charity race entries available HOUSTON - (September 3, 2015) - The Houston Marathon Committee has announced that for the eleventh-consecutive year, the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon have reached their capacity. "Selling out for the eleventh consecutive year is a testament to

Becky Wade’s Summer Training Update

By Houston Marathon Foundation Ambassador Becky Wade I’m back in Houston after a summer of roaming, and have to admit that I’m so glad to be back in the sauna-like conditions I’ve trained in my whole life, and reunited with the people and community that reinforce my goals daily. After spending a couple weeks in

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