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Houston Marathon increases 2015 field size

HOUSTON (December 1, 2014) - The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced on Monday that 2016 will feature a field-size increase to 27,000 runners for the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon. Each race will be capped at 13,500 available entries. The ABB 5K, which will take place on Saturday of … [Read more...]

New Courses for Houston

HOUSTON - The Houston Marathon Committee, in conjunction with the City of Houston, announced the new courses for the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon. Lottery registration for the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon will be open until June 20, with the selected runners … [Read more...]

Mohammed, Worku win Houston 2013

HOUSTON - Twenty-year-old Merima Mohammed of Ethiopia overcame leg problems and cold, wet conditions to run the second-fastest ever women’s race at Sunday’s Chevron Houston Marathon, while fellow countryman, Bazu Worku, 22, ran away with the men’s title. … [Read more...]

Elite Fields for 2013 Houston

HOUSTON - The 41st edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend features stacked fields in both the Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon. Adding an element of excitement to the weekend will be a $50,000 bonus that will be awarded should the world record fall in the men's half-marathon. … [Read more...]

Eury into Houston Marathon Hall of Fame

HOUSTON  - The Houston Marathon Committee inducted Houston Marathon Veteran and local civic leader Bob Eury into the Houston Marathon Hall of Fame. Eury wias honored  on Thursday,  November 29 at the 2013 Hall of Fame Reception. … [Read more...]

Ethiopians Break Records

HOUSTON - (January 15, 2012) - It was an Ethiopian sweep of the medal stands - and the record books - at the Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon on Sunday, as all four winners erased the course and State records. … [Read more...]

Olympic Marathon Trials 2012

In Houston, $500,000 at stake as men, women compete for first time at same venue; same day NBC 2-hour broadcast HOUSTON - (January 10, 2012) - On Saturday, January 14, more than 300 of America's top distance runners will take to the streets of Houston in an historic edition of the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. For … [Read more...]

Houston Marathon provides economic impact for city

Chevron Houston Marathon Brings in $51.1M for Houston Run for a Reason charity program raised a record $2.1 million for local nonprofits HOUSTON  - The Chevron Houston Marathon race weekend of events generated approximately $51.1 million in total economic impact for the City of Houston this January, more than … [Read more...]

Participant Cap Increased for Chevron Houston Marathon

Participant Cap Increased for 40th Anniversary of Chevron Houston Marathon New early registration, time qualifications for guaranteed race entries HOUSTON - The Houston Marathon Committee has increased its participant cap to 24,000 for the 40th anniversary of the Chevron Houston Marathon on Sunday, January … [Read more...]

Houston Marathon 2011Post-Race Recap

New national half-marathon champions crowned from 2012 Olympic Trials course; men's marathon course and state record; nearly 20,000 event starters FAST FACTS 39th Chevron Houston Marathon Houston, TX, Sunday, January 30, 2011 Weather: 64F, 88-100% humidity, wind SE 8mph, overcast - later steady … [Read more...]