Four of our HERO charity entry runners in the 2015 Chevron Houston Marathon.

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. Individuals can select TCM as their official Run for a Reason beneficiary charity.

Turn your fitness goal into something more and Run for a Reason for
Texas Center for the Missing, Houston’s Amber Alert Provider!*

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Charity Race Registration Opportunities

HERO Registration

To secure your slot, select the link above to Become a TCM Hero. HERO entries are guaranteed registrations into the Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco Houston Half Marathon by making a one-time tax-deductible donation of $350 to Texas Center for the Missing, plus the cost of registration.

Become a TCM HERO!

Benefits for TCM HEROS include:
Guaranteed race entry
Custom Back Bib
Tech cap
TCM Team T-Shirt
Pre-race access to private, indoor restrooms

If you have any questions about registering as a TCM HERO, please contact us at mturnquist@tcftm.org.

Fundraising for Registration

Fundraising for Registration entries give runners an opportunity to fundraise for Texas Center for the Missing and receive an entry into the Marathon or Half Marathon. Participants are asked to raise $500 plus pay your registration fee by November 1st (this date can be extended to mid-January if a good faith effort has been made to raise the goal amount) for Texas Center for the Missing to guarantee your entry.

Fundraise for Registration!

To secure your slot, select the link above to Fundraise for Registration. You will be guided through the process to create your fundraising page.

If you have any questions about Fundraising for Registration, please contact us at mturnquist@tcftm.org.

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Corporate Running Team

The Corporate Running Team Program is an active way to encourage wellness, team building and charitable giving within your organization and alongside other like-minded companies. For their participation and fundraising efforts, team members will receive amenities that will enhance their race weekend experience! Learn more with these Corporate Running Team Guidelines.

Interested in a Corporate Partnership,
but do not want to run? Consider becoming the
TCM Running Team Sponsor!

Sidewalk Squad Corporate Sponsorships

This is the perfect sponsorship opportunity for a business who is in the health and fitness industry and would like A LOT of “bang for their buck” on logo placement and recognition. For a relatively modest investment from a Marketing Department budget of $2,500 – $10,000, a company can get in front of 33,000 runners and 300,000 spectators. Learn more about these Sidewalk Squad Corporate Sponsorships!

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*In the event that the 2021 Houston Marathon is cancelled due to COVID-19 related concerns, then charity registrations will be handled as follows:

Fundraise for Registration (FFR)

Entries will NOT be deferred. If a participant decides to re-register for 2022 as an FFR runner, the donations will transfer to 2022 and will count toward their 2022 fundraising minimum.

Hero

Participants will have the option to defer their registration to the 2022 or 2023 equivalent race distance. Donations will transfer to 2022 ONLY and as such the participant will ONLY be able to receive HERO benefits in 2022. If they defer to 2023, they will receive their entry only and be considered as a general participant, unless a donation is made in that year that qualifies them as a HERO.

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Even if you aren’t a runner, you can support
TCM’s fundraising efforts by posting this Runner Recruitment Flyer
in your workplace and/or making a general donation
in support of our runners here!

You can also become a fundraiser and encourage donors to support TCM’s life-saving mission by donating directly to your fundraising campaign.