What Do HOU Get as a Volunteer?

What Do HOU Get as a Volunteer? A chat with Casey Gay, BSN, RN, Medical Volunteer, and the Houston Marathon Committee. Written by: Cora Lindsay Casey is a full-time trauma nurse in the ICU at Memorial Hermann, part-time nurse for Harris County Emergency Corridor for North Harris County 911 services as well as a part-time

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

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

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