Chevron Houston Marathon

We are excited to announce that the JDRF has been chosen for a second concecutive year as one of the official charities for the 2011-2012 Chevron Houston Marathon.

The Houston Marathon Committee’s Run for a Reason charity program is an avenue for participants and non-participants to raise money for JDRF. Becoming a fundraiser does more than get you to the finish line – it offers help and hope to thousands of children and adults living with type 1 diabetes.

The success ofthe Run for a Reason program continues to grow as more runners learn about the opportunity to raise money for non-profit organizations. Through its 15-year history, the Run for a Reason program has raised more than $12 million for charity. Last year,their charity program raised a record $2.3 million for52 charities, and with your help, they hope to set a new fundraising record in 2012. JDRF is honored to be accepted as an official charity of the Chevron Houston Marathon. Together we can reach our personal running goal and help others reach for their personal goal- A CURE!

We urge runners to make every step of their race count by raising money for JDRF!At the end of the day, runners can take pride in their race accomplishmentand in knowing that their efforts have helped thousands of others.

About the Races: There are 3 race options:
-The full marathon (26.2miles)
-The half marathon (13.1 miles)
-The 5k run (3.1miles)

For FAQ please click on this link and visit the Chevron Houston Marathon website.

Race Entry: There are 3 ways to enter the race:

Lottery Registration: Lottery registration for the 2012 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon will open on June 1, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. CT and extend through June 23, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. CT. Click here to learn more about the 2012 race registration process.

Heroe’s Charity Registration: “Become a Hero” and receive a guaranteed race entry into the 2012 Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon. The Heroes charity registration enables runners to make an up-front, direct donation of at least $350 to the charity of your choice, plus the cost of registration, to secure a spot in either race. Heroes charity registrations are limited, so be sure to “become a Hero” early! They will sell out fast once registration opens.

Fundraising for Registration: The “Fundraising for Registration” program gives runners an opportunity to fundraise for JDRF and receive a marathon or half marathon race entry. JDRF has limited full andhalf spots. Runners will be asked to meet a minimum fundraising amount to beautomatically entered in the race.Commit to this guaranteed entry option early and have maximum time for fundraising!

To sign up and join Team JDRF: please fill out this form and fax to 713-334-4040 or email to Shanna Thiem at sthiem@jdrf.org.