Announcing the 2015 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassador Team!

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The 10 enthusiastic runners below are ready to lead 25,000 Hou Marathoners and Half Marathoners to the finish line.  Congratulations to our 2015 team! Daniel Barron – Daniel has been running for nine years and has participated in the Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon every year since. In 2013, Daniel set his…

The 2015 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassador Application is now available!

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The Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon are seeking influential runners to represent our 2015 race! We’re looking for 10 dedicated runners who love the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon, are involved in our running community (both on the ground and online) and are ready to be part of our…

Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program Raises Record $2.6 million

HOUSTON (February 25, 2014) – The 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program has raised a record $2,600,000 to benefit 60 local charities. With more than 16,000 donations, this year marks the fourth in a row that fundraising has surpassed the $2 million plateau. “The philanthropic nature of the Greater Houston community,…

2014 Chevron Houston Marathon Shadow Run

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HOUSTON (January 23, 2014) – On January 19, in coordination with the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC), Task Force White Eagle, a combined Polish and U.S. unit, staged its own event 8,000 miles away in the mountainous region of Afghanistan. Task Force White Eagle is led by the Polish 10th Armored Cavalry Brigade based out of…

Worku defends Chevron Houston Marathon title

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Keflezighi and Burla runaway winners at USA Half Marathon Championships Two returning champions claimed their second Houston wins and a pair of first-time victors were convincing winners Sunday at the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon. 25,000 runners enjoyed superb weather conditions and a brand new course in front of raucous fans in…

Loaded fields set for 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon

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Aramco Houston Half Marathon to host USA Half Marathon Championships HOUSTON – The 42nd edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend features stacked fields in both the Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon, which plays host to the USA Half Marathon Championships. “Our Elite Athlete Committee has done its homework, as…

20 Questions with Veteran Nancy Winchester

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Name: Nancy Winchester Age: 46 (no point in hiding this information if you’re a runner – Google will tell all!) City: St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Twitter handle: n/a Profession: Research manager Been running since: Forever, but as an adult for fitness, 1988 What made you start? I thought it would be good to start…

20 Questions with Ambassador Glauco Souza

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Name: Glauco R. Souza Age: 43 City: Brasilia, Brazil … but live in Houston since 2003 and in the U.S. since 1989. Profession: Scientist and Entrepreneur Website: http://bon.ffprunningclubs.org Twitter: @glauco4 Been running since: a long time ago, but used to swim and play water polo before.  First Marathon was NYC in 1996, when there was no…

Race Experience Spotlight: Start Line

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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…

20 Questions with Ambassador Kelli Calderwood

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Name: Kelli Calderwood Age: 28 City: Houston Profession: Manager of Development, Texas Children’s Twitter: @kelliruns Instagram: @kelliruns Blog: http://kelliruns.com/ Been running since: Off and on for a while after college, seriously since 2010. I’m proud of the progress I have made since my very first race! There is always room for improvement! What made you…