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

2021 Chevron Houston Marathon Event Update

The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its participants, volunteers, spectators, exhibitors, event partners and staff. The HMC is proud to be a part of Houston Clean, which includes Houston venues, sports teams, special events and management groups, to suggest health and safety guidelines for each of

June 2020

Moving Forward, Running Life…One Mile At a Time

Moving Forward, Running Life...One Mile At a Time I remember like it was yesterday when I fainted after going for a simple jog at the park. That moment comes back to my mind each time I run a race. I think of that scene, not because I want to remember that horrific moment, but only

May 2020

The RunHou 100,000 Mile Virtual Challenge

Click Here to Download Your Finisher Certificate! Total Miles Ran by HOU through Day 28, June 30 at 11:59 p.m. Run Club - RunHou 100,000 Mile Virtual Challenge Update These totals reflect all submitted miles as of June 30, 2020. Don't see your club? Please click the image to display the full list of Run

April 2020

Introducing the 2021 #HouAmbassadors

#HouMarathon Ambassadors Marcelo Valdez - @cronicasdeunrunner I’m 34 years of age, a proud husband, father, and back of the pack runner that has been running the streets of HOU since I moved here in 2015 from El Salvador. I run to beat myself everyday.         Michelle Morton - @mic2lee As a legacy runner of

February 2020

Carly Caulfield Named Race Director of Chevron Houston Marathon

Carly Caulfield Named Race Director of Chevron Houston Marathon Houston native becomes first female to hold position in 48-year history of the marathon Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) Executive Director Wade Morehead announced today that General Manager & Managing Director of Operations, Carly Caulfield, will become the fifth Race Director in the 48-year history of the

January 2020