The Houston Marathon Committee has announced that the 45th annual Chevron Houston Marathon and the 16th Aramco Houston Half Marathon have both sold out for the 12th consecutive year. The largest single-day sporting event in Houston will be conducted on Sunday, January 15, 2017, of race weekend and feature over 250,000 runners, volunteers and spectators.
While the participant cap for both races has been reached at 27,000 (13,500 for both the half marathon and marathon) registrants, runners still have the opportunity to enter both races through the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program.
Charity entries are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis and allow runners to fundraise for one of the 62 Official Run for a Reason charities.
Enter the 2016 Houston Marathon through The Alzheimer’s Association
As an official Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Non-Profit Organization you can register to run the marathon this year through the Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter.
Support the Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. The Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter serves 140,000 families affected by Alzheimer’s disease in 37 counties in southeast Texas. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease.
With your generous support, we continue to meet the needs of those impacted by this disease in our community through a wide array of research, programming and supportive care including:
- HELPline (800.272.3900): offering Alzheimer’s support, information and referral 24/7;
- Programs for those with Alzheimer’s including early stage peer groups;
- Safety Services including MedicAlert + Safe Return program;
- Care Consultations: individualized planning for families;
- Programs promoting brain health;
- Educational programs for professionals, care partners, and the community.
Please join us in our efforts to provide care and support for those with this disease and their caregivers.
Run for a Reason. A Race to Remember!
For details & about how to register visit the Alzheimer’s Association profile on RunforaReasonHouston.org >>
Or contact Amanda Duke at email@example.com for info on how to enter.