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Ambassadors Sarah Pepper, Esteban and Marcus on Running the 2016 #HouMarathon

You don't have to be first By Ambassador Sarah Pepper You don't have to be first to get in the race. I remember when I started running as a kid, because I am super competitive and took losses hard, my mom would tell me the race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running. As a kid, I never understood that. I was running to win. Not just to run. As I have grown into an adult, I know exactly what she was talking about. ...


Race Experience Spotlight: Start Line

The best advice we can give you is get to the start line early. With four corrals, knowing where you are going on race morning and getting there early will help you have a stress-free start. Head to the start line at least 30 minutes before your corral gate closes. A Corral gate closes at 6:40 a.m., B Corral gate closes at 6:50 a.m. and C Corral gate closes at 7 a.m.  Gate closure times will be strictly enforced, so give yourself plenty of time ...

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Official Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charities Announced

HOUSTON (May 7, 2015) - The Houston Marathon Committee on Thursday announced the official charities for the 2015-2016 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program. The new charity lineup offers a variety of important causes including medical research and support, community outreach, animal protection and more.Linking 33,000 runners with 61 official charities, the Run for a Reason charity program provides an avenue for race ...

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Texas Summer Running Tips


It's that time of year in Houston...the days are hot and humid and it's tough to think about getting your mileage in. Ambassadors Sara and Lindsay are here to ...

How Will You Train for the 2016 Chevron Houston Marathon?

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By Ambassador Heather Foley So...you’ve signed up for the Chevron Houston Marathon...YAY! What now? 1) Be really excited and tell everyone you know. ...

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Meet Sarah Pepper

Hot 95.7 DJ and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassador Sarah Pepper has been a runner for most of her life. Starting in grade school and continuing all the way up through her senior year of high school, Pepper ran cross country with her brother. But after graduating, and with no team to run with, her running faded ...


Announcing the 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassador Team!

We’ve narrowed the impressive applicant pool down to 10. These runners will inspire and support you as we prepare for the 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon. The 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassadors! Emilia Benton –  Run for your ...


Merima Mohammed

Twenty-year-old Merima Mohammed of Ethiopia overcame leg problems and cold, wet conditions to run the second-fastest ever women’s race at the 2013 Chevron Houston Marathon. Mohammed ran the first half of the race with Buzunesh Deba (ETH) and Meskerem Assefa (ETH) and that pack stayed together through 33km, when ...