Carly Caulfield – Race Director & General Manager

Carly Caulfield first arrived at the Houston Marathon Committee in October of 2000 and is the longest tenured employee on staff. In February of 2020, Caulfield was promoted to her current role, where she serves as part of the executive leadership team and the even’ts first female race director. Under her leadership, the operations team has facilitated immense growth in event participants over the last decade while preserving a first-class race experience for athletes of all abilities. During her time at the Houston Marathon Committee, Caulfield has been responsible for virtually every aspect of customer-facing race operations, including registration, results, volunteers, pre- and post-race participant services, course operations, start line, finish line and public safety operations. She was awarded the Industry Leader Under 40 Award by the National Center for Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) in 2016, and currently serves on the NCS4 Advisory Committee. In June 2019, the world running Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) named Caulfield as a founding member of the AIMS Sustainability Commission. While with the HMC, Caulfield earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston – Downtown and an Executive MBA program at the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business, where she was selected as the Outstanding Student for her class, a peer-nominated award.