Today is race day! Check in here for all the live footage of Samir running the Chevron Houston Marathon with videos embedded from his Facebook.
Beginning of race
The day is finally here! Check in here with us as we’ll be broadcasting live Samir’s journey of conquering obesity in America at the Chevron Houston Marathon.
Samir is amped up, excited, and ready to run!
Here’s Samir stretching and warming up.
Samir is off to a strong start! Stay tuned to watch the progression of the marathon here in Houston with Samir doing the (almost) impossible!
Mile 3 (5K)
Samir is doing great at his 5K split, look at his time!
Mile 6 (10K)
Mile 6 already! Samir is keeping great pace, especially for someone who’s been sick the past 3 weeks.
Here is his official split at the 10K mark
Here he comes…
And there he goes! Mile 8 is coming along great, and Samir is staying strong.
So close to halfway! Samir is staying strong.
Mile 13.1: HALF MARATHON MARK
We’re halfway there! He seems to be in good spirits as he crossed the halfway mark.
To help him power through the last half, Samir gets surprised by his son, Max.
Here is his split for mile 13.1
Here’s Samir checking in live on mile 14! He’s tired, but powering through it!
Look at him go!
You’d never know Samir was on mile 15 but his energy and positive attitude!
Samir’s wife Dijana posted this on her Instagram. Looks like he has a lot of cheerleaders at his side!
Things are getting serious now for Samir! There’s a light at the end of the 26.2-mile tunnel!
Go Samir go!
Slo-mo Samir in action.
Mile 26.2- THE FINISH LINE!!
HE DID IT! Health Fitness Revolution founder Samir Becic has successfully finished the Chevron Houston Marathon with 73.5 lbs of weighted vest, making his total body weight equal over 330 lbs and mimicking the living body of the average obese individual. Congratulations on this feat, Samir, you are an inspiration!