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Houston Marathon Foundation’s Students Run Houston kicks off at Sharpstown High School today

By Sarah Kingston, founder and coach of the Houston Marathon Foundation’s Students Run Houston program The Houston Marathon Foundation is working with five area schools in the Students Run Houston program.  More than 250 students will be participating in the Chevron Houston Marathon race weekend of events. Good luck to all of our new student runners as they train for the Aramco Houston Half Marathon. Meet Sarah Kingston, the founder ...

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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 ...

Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program hits $20 Million Mark

HOUSTON (September 24, 2014) - The Houston Marathon Committee announced on Wednesday that the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program has surpassed the $20 million fundraising mark since its inception in 1995. The charitable program is designed for runners to fundraise for local charities. In 2014 alone, over 16,000 donations were made to the 60 official Run for a Reason charities resulting in a record $2.6 million raised on ...

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By Ambassador Melissa Carlson Marathon training, that is. To be honest, I didn’t think another marathon was in my future. The idea of it seemed fun as ...

Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program hits $20 Million Mark

HOUSTON (September 24, 2014) - The Houston Marathon Committee announced on Wednesday that the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program has ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...