Houston is a melting pot of culture, community and diversity, an international city that I am proud to call my home. I have lived here for six years now and have seen it transform and continue to change. Our city is bold, strong, gentle, giving, kind, colorful and determined. I specifically chose those words because
Let’s face it, Houston is well on its way to becoming the new “melting pot.” I like to think of Houston as being this massive pot of gumbo. For those of us in the south, we know the amount of ingredients it takes to make this delicious concoction and the effort that goes into it.
Name: Glauco R. Souza Age: 43 City: Brasilia, Brazil … but live in Houston since 2003 and in the U.S. since 1989. Profession: Scientist and Entrepreneur Website: http://bon.ffprunningclubs.org Twitter: @glauco4 Been running since: a long time ago, but used to swim and play water polo before. First Marathon was NYC in 1996, when there was no
Name: Kelli Calderwood Age: 28 City: Houston Profession: Manager of Development, Texas Children's Twitter: @kelliruns Instagram: @kelliruns Blog: http://kelliruns.com/ Been running since: Off and on for a while after college, seriously since 2010. I'm proud of the progress I have made since my very first race! There is always room for improvement! What made you
On Wednesday, June 5 the Houston Marathon Committee and 2012 Olympic Trials Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi celebrated National Running Day with hundreds of runners at Memorial Park. There were free t-shirts, music from the KRBE Jam Van, refreshments, snacks and a group run around the Park led by Meb. It’s now been just over a
For the fourth year in a row, runners from all over Texas lined up at CITYCENTRE in Houston to run the Green 6.2. Early this past Saturday morning, on a flat, fast course that winds through the Memorial Villages and ends at the CITYCENTRE courtyard, over 350 runners ran sub-51:08 to qualify for early registration
For those who regularly make the trek out to run at Memorial Park on Saturday mornings, there was a bonus this weekend. Beginning at 7:00 am on Saturday, June 30th, the annual Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Kick-Off Party took place in Memorial Park. An event conducted in the past on Thursday evenings
National Running Day is not just about the sport of running, but the lifestyle. On June 6, runners all across the country united to celebrate the sport by proclaiming all of the reasons why “I RUN…”! Whether you run to fundraise for a charity, to improve your health, to achieve faster times, to eat more sweets,