2020 Charity Registration is Closed
However, you can still select your favorite 2020 Run for a Reason charity and create a fundraising page!
Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Program Information
The Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Program connects the philanthropic community to passionate race participants willing to fundraise and raise awareness for meaningful causes. Individuals can select an official Run for a Reason charity from a variety of categories that serve constituents based locally, nationally or internationally. Turn your fitness goal into something more and Run for a Reason for one of our 65 charity partners.
Since the program’s inception in 1995, more than $30 million has been raised to benefit various charities. For each of the past seven years, the Run for a Reason Program has surpassed two million dollars.
Charity Race Registration Opportunities
HERO entries are guaranteed registrations into the Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon by making a one-time tax-deductible donation of at least $350 to an official Run for a Reason charity, plus the cost of registration.
Fundraising for Registration Entry
Fundraising for Registration entries give runners an opportunity to fundraise on behalf of an official Run for a Reason charity. Fundraising minimums vary by charity, but will not be lower than $500. Individuals interested in fundraising for registration should apply via the charity registration page for their selected charity organization.
How to Become an Official Charity
Charity applications for the 2021 Run for a Reason Program are now closed. Applications for the 2022 Run for a Reason Program will be distributed in Fall 2020. Organizations that apply must hold 501(c)3 status, have been in operation for a minimum of two years and serve constituents in the greater Houston area. To receive information or to request an application, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and include the organization name and your staff member’s contact information.
For questions regarding the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program, contact us at email@example.com or 713.957.3453