Runners participating in the event this year include:
Jackie Klayman - running the Chevron Houston Marathon in support of Ronald McDonald House, a charity that has supported her family through cancer treatments and an eating disorder. In her first year fundraising, Jackie has raised about $14,000 to date.
Rebecca Wells - running the Aramco Houston Half Marathon in support of the Snowdrop Foundation. Rebecca was diagnosed with stage three colorectal cancer less than two months after running the 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon and completed her chemotherapy treatment on January 7, 2015.
Chevron Houston Marathon an Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassadors - Hot 95.7 DJ Sarah Pepper, Heather Foley, Bryan Kreitz, Lindsay McClelland
Also in attendance to speak about the Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend and the preparedness of the organization are:
Wade Morehead - Executive Director of the Houston Marathon Committee and Houston Marathon Foundation
Assistant Chief Matt Slinkard - HPD
Media interested in attending the event can contact Vicky Oddi with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610.715.1481.
For more information on the 2015 Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend, please visit http://www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com or http://www.hmcpresscenter.com