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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

October 2019

Get Your Own PR: Why You Never Want to Chase Another Runners Pace

Get Your Own PR! Why You Never Want to Chase Another Runner’s Pace. While channel surfing one Sunday in November 2017, I stumbled across the NYC marathon and caught a glimpse of a woman running to the finish line without a single soul in her wake. I was in absolute awe in that moment, but

Houston Marathon Foundation Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

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, October 31, 2019 Houston Marathon Foundation Announces 2019 Grant Recipients The Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) announced today the recipients of 2019 grant funding awarded to nonprofit organizations that support the advancement of running as an

Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend Earns Gold Level Sustainability Certification for 8th Consecutive Year

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: Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend Earns Gold Level Sustainability Certification for 8th Consecutive Year Houston (Oct. 4, 2019) – The Council for Responsible Sport announced earlier this summer that the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) has been awarded

September 2019

2020 Houston Marathon Weekend of Events Volunteer Registration Now Open

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: 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,

Why We Run – Family and Giving Back to the Running Community

Why We Run - Family and Giving Back to the Running Community Every race goal we have accomplished has been through one of us having a crazy idea to set the bar higher, faster, and/or further. This cycle is how we have come to be – one of us runs, and the other runs further,

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

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