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Chevron Houston Marathon Run For A Reason Program

The Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Program connects the philanthropic community to passionate race participants willing to fundraise and raise awareness for meaningful causes. This is a great opportunity for the Astros Foundation, official charity of the World Series Champion Houston Astros to garner new supporters and raise awareness of our efforts.

Named the winner of the 2017 Major League Baseball Allan H. Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence, the Astros Foundation is committed to furthering our mission of harnessing the passion of baseball fans to enrich our community.

This year's event will take place Sunday, January 20, 2019

Please contact the Astros Foundation at foundation@astros.com for more information on marathon registration.

How To Participate

Fundraising for Registration Entry

Fundraising for Registration entries give runners an opportunity to fundraise on behalf of the Astros Foundation. Runners can choose either the Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon. Fundraising minimum is $500.

Incentive Program for Fundraising

  • $500 - $1,000
    • Astros Foundation Running Club shirt
    • Recognition in an Astros Pre-Game Ceremony prior to a 2018 regular season home game, includes 2 Astros game tickets (must register by August 20)
    • Will be entered a drawing for Astros autographed memorabilia
  • $1,001 - $2,499
    • Training Tips from Astros Training/Strength & Conditioning team
    • Astros long-sleeved technical shirt
    • Astros cap
    • Astros Foundation Running Club shirt
    • Recognition in an Astros Pre-Game Ceremony prior to a 2018 regular season home game, includes 2 Astros game tickets (must register by August 20)
    • Will be entered a drawing for Astros autographed memorabilia
  • $2,500 - $5,000
    • Healthy eating tips from Astros Dietitian
    • Training Tips from Astros Training/Strength & Conditioning team
    • Astros long-sleeved technical shirt
    • Astros cap
    • Astros Foundation Running Club shirt
    • Recognition in an Astros Pre-Game Ceremony prior to a 2018 regular season home game, includes 2 Astros game tickets (must register by August 20)
    • Will be entered a drawing for Astros autographed memorabilia
    • Drawing for an opportunity for (4) to watch Batting Practice on the field and dugout tickets
  • $5,001+
    • Each runner will be entered in a drawing to throw out a ceremonial first pitch
    • Training Tips from Astros Training/Strength & Conditioning team
    • Healthy eating tips from Astros Dietitian
    • Astros long-sleeved technical shirt
    • Astros cap
    • Astros Foundation Running Club shirt
    • Recognition prior to an Astros Pre-Game Ceremony during a 2018 regular season home game, includes 2 Astros game tickets (must register by August 20)
    • Will be entered a drawing for Astros autographed memorabilia
    • Drawing for an opportunity for (4) to watch Batting Practice on the field and dugout tickets

Please contact the Astros Foundation at foundation@astros.com for more information on marathon registration.

Option 2

HERO Registration

HERO entries are guaranteed registrations into the Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon by making a one-time tax-deductible donation of at least $350 to the Astros Foundation, plus the cost of registration. You can also choose to Gift a Hero for someone special.

Please contact the Astros Foundation at foundation@astros.com for more information on marathon registration.