the Houston Marathon Committee, Inc.
in 1972, the Houston Marathon Committee, Inc.
(HMC), a Running USA Founding Member, annually
organizes the nation's premier winter
marathon, half-marathon, and 5K. Over 250,000
participants, volunteers and spectators make
Chevron Houston Marathon Race Day the largest
single-day sporting event in Houston. Race
Weekend generates over $50 million in economic
impact for the region annually. In 2016, the
Run for a Reason Charity Program raised $2.3
million and the HMC retained Gold
Certification from the Council of Responsible
Sport and was awarded the AIMS Green Award for
industry-leading sustainability initiatives.
Host to 16 U.S. Half Marathon Championships
since 2005 and the 1992 women's Olympic Trials
Marathon, the HMC conducted the
nationally-televised 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials
Marathon, which featured men and women
competing on the same course simultaneously
for the first time, vying for the chance to
represent Team USA at the 2012 Olympic
For more information, visit www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com