Houston Marathon – January 19, 2020

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Join Team Avondale House at the 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon

Avondale House is an official charity of the Chevron Houston Marathon’s Run For A Reason program. Team Avondale House consists of runners and walkers of all ages. Team members work to raise funds that directly benefit individuals with autism.

How to join Team Avondale House

 Run for a Reason- Fundraise for Registration

Join Team Avondale House and commit to raising a minimum of $500. This will secure a guaranteed entry in the 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon or the Aramco Half Marathon. Click here to register.

Perks of joining Team Avondale House

  • Team Avondale House pays your race entry fee
  • Receive a Team Avondale House deluxe singlet
  • Personal fundraising page
  • Fundraisers who raise at least $800 will be invited as our special guests to the 2020 Challenging Autism Luncheon
  • Your own fan squad on the race course at the Avondale House Hoopla Station
  • Avondale House swag to rep that you run for autism
  • Fundraising for Registration entries receive a tech cap, access to private bathrooms pre-race and mini massages in Discovery Green after the race (if you meet your $500 fundraising minimum).

Hero Entry

Be a HERO by making a one-time tax-deductible donation of at least $350 plus the cost of registration (Marathon: $140 / Half Marathon: $125) to Team Avondale House. Click here to sign up to be a HERO!

  • Receive a Team Avondale House deluxe singlet
  • Personal fundraising page
  • Fundraisers who raise at least $800 will be invited as our special guests to the 2020 Challenging Autism Luncheon
  • Your own fan squad on the race course at the Avondale House Hoopla Station
  • Avondale House swag to rep that you run for autism
  • HERO entries receive a tech cap, access to private bathrooms pre-race and mini massages in Discovery Green after the race.

5k Entry

Join Team Avondale House and commit to raising a minimum of $250. Click here to register.

  • Team Avondale House pays your race entry fee
  • Receive a Team Avondale House deluxe singlet
  • Personal fundraising page
  • Fundraisers who raise at least $800 will be invited as our special guests to the 2020 Challenging Autism Luncheon
  • Avondale House swag to rep that you run for autism

­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 likeminded companies. By participating in the event and fundraising on behalf of Avondale House, a group of three or more team members will receive amenities that will enhance their race weekend experience. Check out the 2020 Corporate Running Team Guidelines to get started!

Sidewalk Squad Program

As a 2020 Sidewalk Squad Corporate Partner, your company will be recognized as a prominent supporter of the Run for a Reason Program through a variety of advertising, marketing and networking benefits that will be activated before, during and after race weekend. By contributing a tax-deductible donation to an official Run for a Reason charity, your company’s name and logo will appear on the racecourse, at the pre-event EXPO, on the event website and more. All Sidewalk Squad Packages include a limited number of race entries.

Check out the Sidewalk Squad Opportunities Packet for more information! Please reach out to sarahb@avondalehouse.org to join.

Hoopla Station Volunteer

Join us Sunday, January 19th at 7 a.m., at the Avondale House “Hoopla” Station to cheer for Team Avondale House and all the Houston Marathon runners as they cross the finish line! We will be at mile 6 in front of Goode Company Taqueria. Please email katieb@avondalehouse.org to sign up!

We hope you will join Team Avondale House to help support individuals with autism! Reach out to Sarah Beasley if you have any questions.