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Run For a Reason- Chevron Houston Marathon

01.16.2022

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Avondale House has once again been named an official charity for the 2022 Chevron Houston Marathon Weekend of Events and we are counting on you to make it our best year yet!
Registration is now open for those that want to participate in the 5K, half marathon or marathon on behalf of Avondale House.

How to Participate

Warrior

  • Are you planning to register for the 5K, half marathon, or marathon?
  • Do you have an extensive social or professional network?
  • Are you comfortable with asking friends and family to support an organization that makes a meaningful, daily impact?
If you said yes to the above, you might be a great fit for the Warrior participation option!
 
You will commit to fundraising for Avondale House, and for your efforts your registration cost is ZERO! You’ll also receive some rockin’ swag.
We know asking for donations can be intimidating, but the Avondale House staff can provide helpful strategies to guide you to the fundraising finish line!

Superhero

  • Are you planning to register for the half marathon or marathon?
  • Are you interested in giving a meaningful personal donation to a cause close to your heart?
If you said yes to the above, the Superhero option is perfect for you!
 
You will donate at least $350 to Avondale House and pay for your registration fee. For your contribution, you’ll receive race day rewards like private pre-race restrooms and some rockin' AH swag!

Advocate

  • Are you passionate about the life-changing work that happens at Avondale House, but unable to participate on race day?
  • Do you have an extensive social or professional network?
  • Are you comfortable asking friends and family to support your favorite charity?
 
If you said yes to the above, we hope you’ll consider participating in the Advocate option!
 
You will create a fundraising page, make a personal donation of any amount and ask your friends to contribute too!

Fundraising Perks:

  • Avondale House covers race registration fee for Chevron Marathon, Aramco Half Marathon runners, and 5k runners.
  • The top fundraiser* for Team Avondale House will win a two-night stay at the Hilton before the big race! The marathon will be just steps from your hotel room.
  • Fundraisers who raise at least $1,000 will be invited as our special guests to Bingo Bash in October 2022!
  • Fundraisers who meet the fundraising minimum will receive a canvas tote bag
  • Top 3 fundraisers will receive H-E-B gift cards
  • Get your own fan squad on the racecourse at the Avondale House Hoopla Station!
  • Receive Avondale House swag to rep that you run for autism.
  • Receive a running shirt for race day.
  • Those who raise over $350 will receive HERO benefits
 

Corporate Opportunities

Your company and it's employees can support us by running, fundraising or donating! You'll get some great stuff in return! Please explore this page to view the many corporate opportunities.
No matter how you participate, you’ll be raising much-needed funds and awareness for the students and clients that Avondale House serves every day.  Want to hear more? Let's chat about it! 
 
Questions? Email Sarah to get them answered!
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