All my friends are faster than me. They know it. I know it. My friend, a local elite, will run twice around Memorial Park in the time I complete one loop. I’m a back of the packer. I claim it. I own it. I rock that title with the best of them. Why am I
Perhaps you have heard "Now coming in for their amazing finish is "Your Name Here"” or "All the fear is over as you are done. You have made it and are now part of the Chevron Houston Marathon Family!" Have you ever wondered who those announcers were and why they were celebrating your accomplishment too?
What's the best way to celebrate your 2019 Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon? By registering for another race of course! And, while you're at it, why not register for a second event to keep you motivated and entertained? Sign up for the 2019 Rodeo Run presented by Conoco Phillips AND the 2020
HOUSTON (December 28, 2017) – The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) revealed an increased prize purse for the 2018 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon races, alongside an impressive elite field complete with 10 past champions and new up-and-coming challengers who are certain to push the boundaries of competition. “We anticipate seeing a competitive
The Chevron Houston Marathon is rapidly approaching which means those weekend long runs are getting longer! As the mileage increases finding ways break it up mentally can help. Here’s my tried and true tip (with some example methods) to manage the mental aspect of long distance running. BREAK IT UP We all have our methods
HOUSTON (November 1, 2017) – The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced on Wednesday that Chevron Corporation has renewed its title sponsorship of the annual Chevron Houston Marathon road race, extending their partnership through 2020. The 2018 Chevron Houston Marathon will be hosted by the HMC in downtown Houston on Sunday, January 14. “For the 13th
Lessons Learned from my First Marathon Training Season Molly running the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon. Last year I experienced my first Marathon Training Season. I had a schedule to follow, a group to run with, a GPS watch and lots of body glide! What could possibly go wrong?! I ran my first half-marathon
Photo Credit: Payton Ruddock, Ruddock Visuals In a perfect world, marathon training goes something like this: (1) sign up for the race with ample lead time, (2) develop a training plan that optimizes the workload based on your unique running ability and goals, (3) execute the plan flawlessly, without injury and feel confident