Fitness for Hunger

Participate in your favorite athletic events while supporting the Houston Food Bank!

Run for a Reason

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2019 Chevron Houston Marathon & Aramco Houston Half Marathon
Sunday, January 20, 2019

We raised over 210,000 meals during the 2018 season!

Consider joining the Run for Food Team this year! Run for a Reason gives runners the opportunity to reach the finish line while supporting local non-profits.

Other ways to get involved:

Fundraising for Registration: Half and Full Marathon spots available! Raise a minimum of $750 on behalf of the Houston Food Bank and receive guaranteed entry plus team perks. This amount includes race registration.

HERO Entries: Make an upfront, tax-deductible donation of at least $350 to the Houston Food Bank plus the cost of registration, to secure a guaranteed race entry.

Fundraiser: Opportunity for runners who already have a race slot to fundraise. Enjoy all the Run for Food team benefits. Minimum fundraising amount to receive team jersey: $100. Suggested fundraising amount: $250 or more.

Sidewalk Squad: Highly visible sponsorship opportunities with a large portion of donation being tax-deductible. Opportunities priced at $2,500 and up.

Sign up now to join the Run for Food Team!

Show our appreciation for the Run for Food Team:

  • Complimentary Carb Load Appreciation Dinner before the race
  • Run for Food Team jersey
  • Dedicated cheering team for our runners on race day
  • Happy Hour Awards Party celebrating our team with prizes for top fundraisers

Thank you to our 2018 sponsor



Athletes can choose a Reason2Race race in honor of and raise funds for the Houston Food Bank.

Consider joining the Houston Food Bank Team for Reason2Race. Team Houston Food Bank provides you the opportunity to set a goal for yourself and add a fun level of motivation and accountability to reaching it. We invite you to pick one event this season to be the one that challenges you to reach your goal while making a difference for the 800,000 people we serve annually.

Program partners include Bayou City Tri Series, Bayou City Half Marathon Series, Bridgeway Run Houston for a Cause!, iTri Events, Houston Racing Triathlon Club, Finish Line Sports Charity Challenge, The Woodlands Charity Challenge, and much more!

3 Simple Steps to Join Team Houston Food Bank:

Step 1: Register for the event of your choice. 

Step 2: Set up your fundraising campaign.

Step 3: Share your story with family, colleagues, and friends!

There is no cost to join and no fundraising minimums required. You can join our team for any event you choose.

Awards Party: Each year we host a Happy Hour Awards Party celebrating our team with award certificates and prizes for the top fundraisers. Look out for more information to come.


Need more information on Fitness for Hunger? Contact Courtney Hunter 832-369-9312

Facebook  Join the Houston Food Bank Run for Food Team on Facebook.

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