August 2023

Pink Shoes, Finisher Medals & Our Collective Strength

Pink Shoes, Finisher Medals & Our Collective Strength A mom and her daughter focus on finish lines, not on Cancer Written by: Cora Lindsay & Augie Rayner  When physicians told Orly she had 6-9 months to live, she said, “You need to check your math because my daughter and I signed up for the Aramco

Shifting Perspective to Win As a Whole Person

Shifting Perspective to Win,  As a Whole Person A local elite athlete and working mom turns to pacing in a year of healing Written by: Casey Timme, Houston Marathon Committee RunHou Ambassador     If you would have asked me 5 years ago what my definition of “winning” was, I would have without a doubt

Dealing with Runner Imposter Syndrome

How I Dealt with Runner Imposter Syndrome Written by: Krystle Hodge, Houston Marathon Committee RunHou Ambassador Have you ever experienced Runner Imposter Syndrome? Some of us might have encountered this feeling during our running journey, unsure of whether we truly qualify as “runners.” As someone who started running long distances in their mid-30s, this is

July 2023

Houston Marathon Foundation Announces the HMF Scholarship Winners

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HOUSTON, TX (July 26, 2023) - The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today the 15th and 16th recipients of its annual $10,000 collegiate scholarships. Aracely Almaguer (East Early College High School, University of Houston) and Noah Willows (Bridgeland High School, Texas A&M University) will each receive $10,000 over the next four years to assist them in their

June 2023

How My Miserable 1st Half Marathon led to My 6th Marathon

How My Miserable First Half Marathon Led to Marathon #6 Written by: Rodel Allen Enderez, Houston Marathon Committee RunHou Ambassador “Running is stupid.” “Running races are for pro athletes.” “You’re not being chased – what are you running from?” Five full marathons later and approaching full marathon #6 this Chevron Houston Marathon 2024, you wouldn’t

April 2023

Rick Norris’ Take on Volunteering for the Houston Marathon

Rick Norris explains why he keeps coming back every year to volunteer.   We are thrilled to introduce you to one of our long-time volunteers, Rick Norris as a small way to celebrate National Volunteer Week. Rick has been a vital part of our team for six years, starting as a spectator cheering on runners