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2013-10-29 12:25:09

Women and Men from All Around the World Sign Up to Power Walk an Overnight Bra-Baring Marathon for Vital Breast Cancer Causes NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Walk the Walk is opening registration for all their MoonWalk marathons across the globe this October. The iconic overnight marathons will take place in London, Scotland, Iceland, and America. Walk the Walk is a grant making charity that hosts Power Walk marathons around...

2013-10-26 23:03:58

Youfit Health Clubs to host a nationwide event benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 On October 27, Youfit Health Clubs is opening all clubs to the public for “Youfit Miracle Miles”, a nationwide event benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and promoting the adoption of an active lifestyle. The event is part of Youfit’s partnership with the Miracle Marathon, a fundraising effort in which participants commit to...

2013-10-25 08:24:07

True Sports Performance Brand Continues Its Commitment to the ING New York City Marathon with Exciting Activations in Every Borough IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An official sponsor of one of New York's most iconic events for over 20 years, ASICS America will bring the city together as one community of marathoners for this year's ING New York City Marathon. With upwards of 43,000 runners and more than 2 million expected spectators, New Yorkers will put the hustle and...

2013-10-22 16:20:28

Briefing to highlight security, runner's tributes, U.S. Marines and Actress Maggie Q QUANTICO, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) is hosting a press brief on Friday, Oct. 25 at 12:30 p.m. at the National Press Club at 529 14(th) Street NW in Washington, D.C. The media brief will address MCM Weekend security measures, new lottery registration for 2014 and feature runners dedicating their marathon to those who died in the Navy Yard shooting...

2013-10-15 08:27:18

"The People's Marathon" to utilize premier registration solutions platform beginning in 2014 RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Race IT, the race services division of Competitor Group, and the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) announced a multi-year agreement in which Race IT will provide registration services to facilitate online entries for the MCM, the third largest marathon in the United States and for the MCM Event Series, annually hosted April through November. (Logo:...

2013-10-08 12:23:50

MIDDLETON, Mass. , Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacebands, LLC who produce and market patent-pending reusable silicone bands that contain race data for the marathon and other distances have announced today that they have signed Ryan Hall, America's top marathoner, to a multi-year endorsement deal and that they have launched a Kickstarter campaign featuring Ryan the details of which can be found at:...

2013-10-02 23:28:59

US Track & Field Long Distance Runner, and 2012 10,000 Meter Olympic Qualifier Amy Hastings Signs with Zamst Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports protective equipment, announced today an endorsement deal with elite long distance runner Amy Hastings. Hastings, a current member of the US Track & Field, most recently competed in the 10,000 meters at World Championships in Moscow. “Amy has proven herself to be one of the worlds best...

2013-10-01 12:26:51

After Last Year's Sell-Out, Officials Urge Runners to Sign Up Early LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration for the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon is now underway, giving runners a chance to secure their spot on the starting line for the March 9(th) race. The 2013 race sold out and organizers once again anticipate strong demand for the race due to the tremendous popularity of the Stadium to the Sea course both nationally and internationally. Beginning today and for a limited...

2013-09-30 23:00:27

Florida Vein Care/Svelte Medical Weight Loss Center (http://www.floridaveincare.com), local businesses with three locations throughout the greater Orlando metro area are raising funds for local military veteran, Brian Fay suffering from PTSD. Belle Isle, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The “Round up for the Run” will take place the entire month of October at Florida Vein Care, a center for treating varicose and spider veins and Svelte Medical Weight Loss Center, a center with a three-step...

2013-09-26 23:22:35

A Georgia businessman and fitness enthusiast has formed a business that validates athletic achievements and provides certified bragging rights. Albany, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 In childhood sports, the favorite part about completing an athletic season of any given sport was after the last game, when the trophies were given out. One Georgia entrepreneur is bringing that thrill into adulthood, but without the marble base and shiny, gold colored, plastic figure on top. A different...