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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 2020

Houston Marathon Committee Announces Brooks Running Company as Official Footwear and Apparel Sponsor for the Houston Marathon Weekend of Events

  HOUSTON MARATHON COMMITTEE    720 N. Post Oak Rd., Ste. 200, Houston, Texas 77024; Office: 713-957-3453 Website:  www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com; E-mail: media@houstonmarathon.com   Houston Marathon Committee Announces Brooks Running Company as Official Footwear and Apparel Sponsor for the Houston Marathon Weekend of Events (Houston, Texas) OCT. 20, 2020 – The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced today a three-year

2021 Houston Marathon Weekend of Events to be Held Virtually

2021 Houston Marathon Weekend of Events to be Held Virtually Participants will have various registration options including a unique virtual experience Houston (Oct. 5, 2020) – In response to the ongoing public health concerns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced today that the 49th annual Chevron Houston Marathon and

A Letter to HOU

A Letter to HOU Dear Houston Runners, Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Glenda and I am passionate about running. I consider myself a “baby runner” because I have only been running for about six years. I have learned a lot about running, and there is still so much to learn! I love

Houston Marathon Foundation Virtual Training Series

MAKE YOUR TRAINING MILES MATTER Your training miles can make a difference in more than just your race day performance this year when you register for the 2020 Houston Marathon Foundation (HMF) Virtual Warm Up Series! For only $25, HOU can make a difference for youth in the #runhou community. From Oct. 10 through Dec.

September 2020

From One Generation to the Next

From One Generation to the Next Growing up, my dad was my partner in crime when it came to sports. He was my tennis partner and my team soccer coach for years. So, in 1995 when he (65 yrs) invited me (23 yrs) to join him to train for the Houston Marathon with a then

One Run Turned Into A Legacy

One Run Turned Into A Legacy After graduating from college, I moved to Houston. One of the first things I did was go for a run at Memorial Park. It was fall time and I just remembered it being so crowded. I asked a friend if it was always like that and they told me

It’s Never Too Late To Live Your Legacy

It's Never Too Late To Live Your Legacy Lockdown has made more opportunity for running these days. My favorite place is the Rice University track. Since I'm an old guy, there are tons of empty parking lots on campus that I run through that work well for social distancing. I run about 5 miles every

August 2020

Eleven Steps to Success

Eleven Steps to Success I am not a natural distance runner. There I said it. So often, I have people tell me that running is easy for me, or that I am lucky I can run a certain pace. That is so far from the truth. Running is hard, but it does not have to

July 2020

Houston Marathon Foundation Class of 2020 Scholarship Recipients and Graduates

Class of 2020 Scholarship Recipients Carlos Barcenas Carlos grew up a relatively shy and reserved child. It was not until he entered high school where he found the sport of cross country that he began to flourish in the opportunities that would present themselves in his future. As the first in his family to attend

Remember the Journey

Remember the Journey When it comes to running, what are the first thoughts that come to mind? The distance runs? The PRs? The medals? To be honest, there are a lot of things that come to mind when thinking about running. Start to think about where you started and the people you have met along

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