HOUSTON (January 14, 2014) - On January 17-19, the 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend will attract over 250,000 participants, spectators and volunteers to the streets of Houston. Sunday's Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon features a 25,000 runner registrant cap, tying the highest combined total ever resulting in the largest single-day sporting event in Houston.
Race Weekend kicks off on Friday, with the Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute EXPO. The two-day EXPO will attract over 25,000 visitors each day and feature over 120 industry vendors.
Run for a Reason
Thousands of race participants will arrive on the starting line to run for personal accomplishment and to help others through the event's Run for a Reason charity program. This year's fundraisers will run for 60 official charities and continue to build on the $2.2 million garnered in 2013. The Chevron Houston Marathon's Run for a Reason charitable program has generated over $19 million in its 20-year history.