Chevron To Remain Houston Marathon Sponsor

According to Running USA, the energy company will remain the race’s title sponsor.

HOUSTON — The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced that Chevron Corporation has renewed its title sponsorship of the annual Chevron Houston Marathon road race, extending their partnership through 2018. The Chevron Houston Marathon is the premier winter marathon and will be conducted by the HMC in downtown Houston on Sunday, January 19 at 7:00 a.m.

“2014 will mark the ninth year that Houston’s largest single-day sporting event will carry our name,” said Jeff Shellebarger, president, Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company. “It’s an important and inspirational event that raises money for many great causes, and we are proud to continue our sponsorship of the Chevron Houston Marathon.”

The 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon will debut a new course that will feature wider streets to accommodate the growth of the event and enhance the runner experience. The Chevron Houston Marathon has sold out for the ninth-consecutive year, however guaranteed race entries are still available through the Run for a Reason Charity Program at www.RunforaReasonHouston.com.

For More: Running USA

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