About Us

Formed in 1972, the Houston Marathon Committee, Inc. (HMC) is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that plans a multi-race running event (marathon, half marathon and 5K). A Running USA founding member, the HMC is overseen by a board of directors, eleven staff members and approximately 7,500 race day volunteers.


Mission Statement

The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) will plan, organize and stage an annual multi-race running event that embodies the spirit and energy of the citizens of Houston, Texas. HMC will strive to make this event among the most highly respected of its kind, locally and nationally. Every person in HMC will be committed to quality and integrity.