(HOUSTON, Texas – June 2018) – Run 365, LLC., a Houston based running events company, has announced a multi-year agreement with Hess Corporation that makes the energy company title sponsor of the Houston Corporate Run 5K at Memorial Park.
This annual corporate health and wellness event, which enters its second year this October, will now be known as the ‘Hess Houston Corporate Run 5K.’ Employees from more than 100 Houston area companies are expected to take part in this 5K run/walk which promotes health and wellness in the corporate community. Post-race hospitality includes food sampling and refreshments from companies like Saint Arnolds, musical entertainment, sunset yoga and interaction with others in the Houston corporate community.
“Numerous studies show that a healthy employee traditionally correlates with higher workplace morale, engagement and as a direct result, production,” said Tim Herr, Co-Founder of Run 365. “Along with our participating companies, Hess stands out amongst the Houston corporate community as being highly invested in the health and wellness of its employees and we’re incredibly excited to partner with them on this great regional event for years to come.”
“The Hess Houston Corporate Run is a great opportunity to bring together people from all walks of corporate life for fun and fitness,” said Andy Slentz, SVP Human Resources & Office Management, Hess Corporation. “Hess is proud to be the title sponsor for this unique event promoting health and wellness and team building with a bit of friendly competition.”
This year’s Hess Houston Corporate Run 5K will take place Monday, October 22 to Thursday, October 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Memorial Park with the post-race hospitality each day until 8 p.m. Participants choose one of four days to participate by running or walking. Awards are given in a number of categories, including fastest overall company, most number of employee participants from a company overall and by industry, and fastest overall male and female under age 40 and over age 40.
Registration is $40 per employee and each company must have a minimum of four people to form a team. A portion of all revenue generated will be donated to the Memorial Park Conservancy, a 501(c)3 non-profit and one of Houston’s preeminent green spaces committed to the health and wellness of residents in Houston.
For more information and to register, please visit HoustonCorporate5K.com or call 832.974.1690.
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Hess Corporation is a leading global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The company has an industry-leading position in two key U.S. shale plays — the Bakken in North Dakota and the Utica in Ohio. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade with the first phase of a planned multiphase development of the Liza Field in Guyana underway.
About Run 365
Run 365, LLC. has two separate divisions: race event production and consulting. Run 365, LLC. owns and operates the Hess Houston Corporate Run 5K, Houston’s ‘largest office party’, in addition to a number of other regional and national running events.
Run 365’s mission is to assist brands and groups with the implementation of running events from ideation, to planning, and all the way through to event day execution. Our goal is always to create a memorable race experience for participants from start to finish. Established in 2016, Run 365 has a proven history of producing high quality, USATF certified and sanctioned running events that appeal to both competitive and first-time runners, while preserving a family-friendly event culture for participants of all ages and fitness backgrounds.