How technology made keeping track of finishes much more organized
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Runner dies from possible heart attack while running his 36th consecutive Houston Marathon
HOUSTON – Harry Vroulis died doing what he loved. The 74-year-old, whose full name, Theocharis, means “gift from God” in Greek, died on Sunday while running his 36th consecutive Houston Marathon. He started running the Houston Marathon sometime in the early 1980s. The ambulance rushed Vroulis to the hospital but he did not make it. Officials with the Chevron Houston Marathon released the following written statement:"On behalf of the Houston Marathon Committee, we would like to express our most sincere condolences and support to their family, friends and running communities.
Here are the winners of 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Half Marathon
Winners of the 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon and Half Marathon. HOUSTON – More than 35,000 people woke up Sunday morning to participate in the 48th annual Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon, including KPRC 2′s meteorologist Eric Braate and reporter/anchor Jonathan Martinez. The 48th annual Chevron Houston Marathon and ARAMCO Half Marathon are officially underway. Kelkile Gezahegn wins 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon on Jan. 19, 2020. @KPRC2 pic.twitter.com/rzgQYzrWMR — Taisha Walker (@KPRC2Taisha) January 19, 2020Aramco Half Marathon- Hitomi Niiya, of Japan, won the woman’s Aramco Half Marathon.
How Middle East crisis impacts us all
HOUSTON – Joe Barnes knows the Middle East. He said the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani makes finding peace in the Middle East Region more elusive. Wade Morehead, the Executive Director of the Houston Marathon Committee, is a guest on this week’s Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall. One family will have that opportunity in the coming months as a result of the Houston Habitat for Humanity home frame that began last week in the KPRC-TV parking lot. Allison Hay, the CEO of Houston Habitat for Humanity, is a guest on this week’s Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall.