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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...]

Revamped Houston Olympic Trials Course

  INDIANAPOLIS - The Houston Marathon Committee and USA Track & Field have announced that the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon course has been modified based on feedback received from athletes and coaches after a first run of the course at the USA Half Marathon Championships last January where … [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...]

Daba wins Houston Marathon 2011

Daba Shatters Chevron Houston Marathon Course Record HOUSTON - January 30, 2011 - On Sunday morning under the threat of inclement weather, Bekana Daba and Mamitu Daska continued the Ethiopian dominance at the Chevron Houston Marathon with victories in 2 hours, 7 minutes, 4 seconds and 2:26:33 respectively. … [Read more...]

Gelana to Defend Houston Marathon 2011

HOUSTON - (Jan. 23, 2011) - Defending Chevron Houston Marathon champion and course record holder Teshome Gelana returns to Houston to defend his 2010 title. Last year, Gelana's time of 2 hours, 7 minutes, 37 seconds shaved 15 seconds off the previous course record set in 2009 by fellow Ethiopian Deriba Merga. A … [Read more...]