January 15, 2023
Emily Sisson Breaks the American Record Plus 5 Thoughts on the 2023 Houston Half Marathon
Sisson ran 66:52 to take 18 seconds off her own record but finished 2nd to Ethiopia's Hiwot Gebremaryam. Tirunesh Dibaba was never a factor in her return and was 16th in 71:35. In the full marathon, Hitomi Niiya (2:19:24) nearly broke the Japanese record.
January 12, 2023
2023 Houston: Emily Sisson Is Aiming for an AR, Conner Mantz Is Focused on Racing, What Can Tirunesh Dibaba Do & Might an American Run 2:07?
Sisson is trying to become the first American woman ever under 67:00 while Dibaba returns to racing for the first time in 4+ years. 60:02 American Teshome Mekonen is lining up in the full marathon.
January 13, 2022
After an Up-and-Down 2021, Keira D'Amato Is Ready to Run Fast at the Houston Marathon
D'Amato, who ran 67:55 for the half in December (T-#4 all-time US), believes she can run under 2:22 on Sunday -- something only six Americans have ever done.
January 16, 2019
2019 Houston Half/Full Marathon Preview: Hot Fields, Cold Temps, The American Debut for Sally Kipyego and the Return of Kara Goucher
Houston is always one of the highlights of the winter for US fans and this year's races could be extra special as Olympic silver medallist Sally Kipyego races for the 1st time since declaring she'll represent the US moving forward and Kara Goucher races a marathon for the 1st time as a 40-year old. The problem is the weather forecast doesn't look good but what does look good is the international fields in both the men's and women's halves as they are loaded with talent.
January 17, 2017
The Winners, Losers and Most Confused from the Houston Marathon: Leonard Korir, Jordan Hasay, Kiya Dandena, Becky Wade, & the US Cross Country Team
We give you the winners (above), losers (those seeking a fast time), and most confused (TV fans) from the Chevron Houston Maraton and Aramco Half Marathon.
January 12, 2017
2017 Aramco Houston Half Marathon Men's Preview: Leonard Korir Takes on Olympic Silver Medallist Feyisa Lilesa & 59:48 Man Yigrem Demelash
In our preview, we focus much of our attention on American hopefuls Scott Fauble and Luke Puskedra, both of whom took fourth at the Olympic Trials last year.
January 11, 2017
Watch the 2017 Aramco Houston Half Marathon Live Online
January 18, 2016
Houston Marathon/Half Press Release: Lelisa Desisa Wins In 60:37 As Luke Puskedra Runs 61:29
January 17, 2016
Houston Marathon And Half-Marathon Results: Luke Puskedra Runs 61:29 (4th) As Lelisa Desisa Wins In 60:37
Mary Wacera was the women's winner in 66:29 as Sara Hall was the top American in 70:07 for 5th. Ethiopians Gebo Burka (2:10:54) and Biruktayit Degefa (2:26:07) were the winners in the full.
January 15, 2016
Television and Streaming Info For 2016 Houston Marathon and Half Marathon
The race will be on live locally on ABC in Houston, on the Longhorn Network and ESPN3 nationwide - starting at 8 am ET Sunday.
January 08, 2015
Elite Fields Released For 2015 Chevron Houston Marathon On January 18th: Bazu Worku Looks To Three-Peat
The 2:05:25-man will face Debeb Tolossa and Aaron Braun. The women's race is led by 2:25:39 runner Fatuma Sado who faces Biruktait Degefa (2:26:22) and Serena Burla. The half will once again be the US Half-Marathon Championships and features Meb Keflezighi, Josphat Boit, Matt Llano, Janet Bawcom, Sara Hall, Kim Conley and Becky Wade.