Clutch the Bear running Aramco Half Marathon

Dressed in full 'Clutch' gear, the Rockets mascot will run the Aramco Half Marathon (AP photo)

December 31, 2013 4:07:24 PM PST
Tens of thousands of people will take part in the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon in three weeks, but one will probably stand out a little more than the others.

Clutch the Bear, the Houston Rockets mascot, is running the half marathon January 19 and he's going to do it in full gear. His mission is to build support for organ donation and Donate Life Texas.

Robert Boudwin, who plays Cutch, has a personal connection with organ donation. His father, Paul Boudwin, is here today because of one. He got a second chance at life because Ian Heidemann became an organ donor prior to his passing.

In fact, Heidmann saved the lives of six people by being an organ donor.

If you want to support Clutch on his run, log onto to donate.

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