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Join Houston SPCA for The 2024 Chevron Houston Marathon

(August 10, 2023)

Are you ready to make a difference, pound the pavement, and embark on a memorable journey? The Houston SPCA invites you to lace up your sneakers and join us on the 13th & 14th of January for the 2024 Houston 5k, Half Marathon, or Chevron Houston Marathon to celebrate the beginning of our 100th year! Whether you want to take on a new fitness challenge, pay tribute to your furry friend, or fundraise for our injured and homeless animals in need, we would love to have you on our team! Your support will make a world of difference to animals in our community!

WAYS TO GET INVOLVED:

Important Dates:

5k: January 13, 2024

Houston Half Marathon & Chevron Houston Marathon: January 14, 2024

Fundraise for Registration: Commit to our fundraising minimum of $300 to $550, depending on your race of choice. We will cover your race entry fee once your fundraising commitment is met!

HERO Registration: Purchase your entry at a reduced price and pay a one-time donation of at least $350 to fast-track the process! Plus, you can still fundraise after registration if you’d like.

Fundraise Only: Not sure you want to run, but would like to support the team? Say no more! You can contribute to or host your fundraiser.

You will have a dedicated fundraising team on hand to help with fundraising tips and ideas to help you reach your goal, as well as training plans! Read on to hear Sebastian, one of our Marathon runner’s training tips!

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“I chose to run the Houston Marathon for the Houston SPCA as I felt it is an excellent way to give back to the ones that brought together Ada and myself,” said Sebastian, a team member representing the Houston SPCA in the marathon. Sebastian welcomed Ada into his home last Spring.  

When asked how training is going, Sebastian mentioned he’s been somewhat consistent with the number of miles per week and overall distance. He also tries to focus on breathing, footwork, and proper recovery. He even brings Ada along for recovery walks! “The walks help Ada, and I bond as I love seeing her so happy before and after her walks. I’m sure she appreciates the outdoor time,” he said. “She deserves so much, and I try to include those weekly for her.”

The Chevron Houston Marathon Run is more than just a race; it celebrates unity, camaraderie, and determination. Join fellow animal lovers and passionate individuals rallying for a common cause.

“Take the risk and try something new! Especially when it comes to something greater than yourself,” said Sebastian. “Take the chance to be a part of a great cause!”

Special prizes will be up for grabs for top fundraisers, including limited edition Houston SPCA 100th Anniversary items!

Visit the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason website

Questions about the event or fundraising? Contact our events team at events@houstonspca.org or call Freya on 713 869 7722 ext. 148!

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