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2014-03-06 23:02:20

Running Program Recruiting for 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 As an official Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Partner, the American Brain Tumor Association’s endurance program, Team Breakthrough, has a limited number of guaranteed entries available for the marathon. Participants who register with Team Breakthrough receive their race entry, a comprehensive training plan with Chicago Endurance Sports, a personal Team Breakthrough...

2013-10-30 16:24:34

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water is back to make a splash throughout the boroughs of New York City as a proud sponsor of the celebrated 2013 ING New York City Marathon, the New York Road Runners' premier event. The brand is geared up for a spirited weekend in Manhattan as the official hydration partner to support this year's participants as they cross the finish line. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110601/NE11713LOGO...

2013-10-11 23:03:13

Runners raise $120,000 to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Team Breakthrough, the American Brain Tumor Association’s running and endurance program, will have 75 runners taking part in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this Sunday, Oct. 13. In total, ABTA runners have already raised $120,000 in conjunction with this year’s event. The top three Team Breakthrough Chicago Marathon fundraisers are Curtis Sanford, a brain...

2012-12-11 16:22:28

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting its elevated status as a premier race, the LA Marathon has received the coveted designation as the nation's best big city race in the January issue of Runner's World magazine. This significant recognition in the magazine's featured 2013 Marathon Guide is another indicator of the race's gaining popularity among runners across the world. Current registration totals for the 2013 LA Marathon, with its iconic Stadium to the Sea...

2012-11-01 07:38:43

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), the leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been named a New York Road Runners (NYRR) senior sponsor and the exclusive IT consulting sponsor for the 2012 ING New York City Marathon to be held on Sunday, November 4, 2012. This is the third consecutive year that TCS has sponsored all three major U.S. marathons, including the 2012 Boston Marathon (April 16) and 2012 Bank of...

2012-10-04 10:23:16

More than 1,600 Expected to Run Part of $1.6 Million Fundraising Campaign Former Sudan Lost Boy & U.S. Olympian Lopez Lomong On Hand to Support Team World Vision Runners All Part of Effort to Help African Children Living in Poverty CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Team World Vision, a fundraising arm for international Christian charity World Vision, is bringing their largest number ever to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this weekend in Chicago. Team World...

2012-10-04 06:23:56

CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), the leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been named the exclusive information technology consultancy for the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon to be held on Sunday, October 7, 2012. This is the third consecutive year TCS will sponsor all three major U.S. marathons, including the 2012 Boston Marathon (April 16) and 2012 ING New York City Marathon (November 4). TCS...

2012-10-02 10:27:18

Northwestern Medicine physician stresses the importance of early preparation CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 35(th) running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon will bring 45,000 runners to the city on Sunday, October 7. Northwestern Medicine(®)( )emergency and sports medicine physician George Chiampas, DO, will serve as the Marathon's medical director for the sixth consecutive year, and will lead a team of more than 1,400 medical volunteers from Northwestern...

2012-10-01 06:24:05

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration for the 2013 LA Marathon opened today, with race officials anticipating an early sellout due to growing popularity of the Stadium to the Sea course nationally and internationally. As a result of overwhelming demand, marathon officials are capping this year's race to ensure a world-class experience for every participant. The 2013 event will take place on Sunday, March 17. The LA Marathon's expanding charity effort and a new international...

2012-09-18 02:25:40

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, affresh® Cleaners scoured the nation looking for dedicated runners to vie for a coveted spot in the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The "Who Do You Leave in the Dust?" training challenge was created as part of a larger campaign from affresh® brand to help athletes get the best performance from their washers when cleaning sweat-soaked clothes and workout gear. More than 2,500 people entered to win at affresh.com,...