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December 2017

2018 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Challenge

Chevron has partnered with the Houston Marathon Foundation to celebrate and recognize the success of the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Program. In honor of surpassing the $27 million milestone, and to make the greatest impact on the local Houston community, Chevron has generously increased the prize donation to $75,000 to be

August 2019

Sleep Tips for Before a Race

SLEEP TIPS FOR BEFORE THE RACE In addition to training hard and eating right, it’s equally important to optimize your sleep environment to ensure you receive the highest-quality sleep. Sleep before a race helps provide your body with the energy reserves it needs to tackle every mile and sleep post-race helps your body recover and

Congratulations 2019 HMF Scholarship Recipients

  Media Advisory: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Houston Marathon Foundation Announces 2019 Scholarship Class Recipients HOUSTON (July 17, 2019) – The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) is thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2019 Susan Poorman Blackie College Scholarship: Katherine Babcock, recent graduate of The Woodlands College Park High School, Conroe Independent School Distrct (ISD);

July 2019

The Race Within

For the longest time, I always wanted to be faster. To have the ability to to be as fast and run with the pack running a 6 minute miles. But you know what? Since as long as I've been running, I havenʼt been able to achieve that dream pace - and thatʼs OK! Let me

Congratulations 2015 HMF Scholarship Grads

Congratulations to our first graduating class of the Susan Poorman Blackie College Scholarship - The Class of 2015! These students were awarded a $20,000 scholarship over the past 4 years from the Houston Marathon Foundation to aid in their academic endeavors. We chatted with them recently to find out what their next big journey will

Running Through Life

I used to tell people I would never move out of Texas for two reasons: No H-E-B and no Buc-ee’s. Primo Picks and Beaver Nuggets forever, y’all. But the real reason I never wanted to move out of Houston: the run community. These people could literally tell you my life story. If you want to

June 2019

Commemorate your Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon Finish

HOUSTON MARATHON COMMITTEE   720 N. Post Oak Rd., Ste. 200   Houston, Texas 77008 713-957-3453   www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com   E-mail: media@houstonmarathon.com   Media Advisory: Thursday, June 20, 2019   Chevron Houston Marathon & iTAB Announce Partnership for 2020 (Houston, Texas) – The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced a new and exciting partnership with iTAB (medal personalization service) for its upcoming

7 Reasons to Move to Houston if you are a Runner

When you think about a runner's life style what comes to mind? Running shoes, sports gear, races, medals, finish lines, nutrition, habits, or maybe simply the best places to run? Being a runner in many major cities around the world can be a logistical challenge, and really be a whole lifestyle on its own. But

March 2019

Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Program Surpasses $30 Million Raised

HOUSTON MARATHON COMMITTEE   720 N. Post Oak Rd., Ste. 200   Houston, Texas 77008   713-957-3453   www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com E-mail: media@houstonmarathon.com For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Program Surpasses $30 Million Raised HOUSTON (March 6, 2019) –The Houston Marathon Committee announced that the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program

February 2019

7 Tips for Mental Marathon Recovery

Training for months for a marathon, or sometimes even a year can be exhausting, but there's a training more than the physical and all the miles that goes into all of that preparation. It is our mental training. All of the physical process of our training can make us feel stronger after each day, every

January 2019

Another Record Setting Day in Houston

HOUSTON MARATHON COMMITTEE   720 N. Post Oak Rd., Ste. 200   Houston, Texas 77008   713-957-3453   www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com   E-mail: media@houstonmarathon.com   Media Advisory: Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 The 47th Chevron Houston Marathon and 17th Aramco Houston Half Marathon again lived up to their reputation for being flat and fast, with Brigid Kosgei running the fastest half marathon ever on U.S. soil

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