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2012-07-13 02:21:13

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MKM, an active lifestyle marketing and public relations firm, has just signed the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon and Half Marathon as its newest client. MKM will spearhead promotional and publicity efforts for the event which is held Oct. 5 to 7, 2012. Detailed information is available at www.runlongbeach.com. Southern California's premier fall marathon event, the Long Beach Marathon draws 25,000 runners and cyclists to...

2012-05-10 10:24:33

Marathon begins at Pasadena City College PASADENA, Calif., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kaiser Permanente Pasadena Marathon will take place on Sunday, May 20. Four timed races (Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K) and two noncompetitive attractions (Bike Tour, Kids' Run) give the 4th annual event its broad appeal. Race Weekend will commence with the opening of The Great Race Place Expo at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. Expo hours are from Noon - 7 p.m. on Friday, May 18,...

2012-03-26 06:29:16

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entries for the 2012 OC Marathon, one of the premier destination races in Southern California, are 30 percent ahead of last year and expected to top the record 15,000 runners in 2011. Among the reasons for the growth spurt are the popularity of the "Beach Cities Challenge", the "Kids Run the OC presented by Nutrilite®" and the all-new "OC Tastefest." The OC Marathon is considered as one of the best full and half marathon...

2012-03-26 02:24:11

GLASTONBURY, Conn., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hartford Marathon Foundation is pleased to announce the continued partnership with ING U.S. for Connecticut's premier running event, the ING Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon. ING, title sponsor of the Marathon since 2008, has extended its commitment through 2013. Together, the Foundation and ING have catapulted the Marathon to become nationally recognized. The Foundation is thankful to ING for its ongoing support and...

2012-02-28 12:06:00

Insight Cuba, the Official U.S. Travel Provider for the Marabana Havana Marathon Announces Exclusive, Authorized Five-Day Program for Runners NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Avid marathon runners, who like to collect passport stamps along with their completion medals, can set their sights on the Marabana Havana Marathon this year. Insight Cuba, the official U.S. travel provider for the Marabana Havana Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, is offering Americans...

2012-01-26 12:38:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Communications, the leader in SC business telecommunications services, will be the Information and Technology Sponsor of the inaugural Columbia SC Marathon, an effort to aid various charities and bring national recognition to the community. The event will take place March 10, 2012 from the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center and will progress through downtown Columbia. The marathon is expected to draw over 3,000 runners in...

2012-01-24 13:00:00

DETROIT, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon announced today that the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers (MDCD) will be the title sponsor of this year's international and US-only half-marathon races. Also announced today is that finishers in all events will receive a commemorative medal prominently featuring a 1953 classic Corvette. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120124/DE40989 ) "The half-marathon distance is the largest and most popular...

2012-01-05 18:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to make good on those New Year's Resolutions. For a limited time, runners who commit to run the 2012 Honda LA Marathon will save $10 by registering in time for discount pricing, which ends Jan. 15th. The Honda LA Marathon is expected to draw another great field of runners from throughout Southern California, across the nation and around the world. The Honda LA Marathon, recently named Best Marathon in the West by the readers of Competitor...

2011-12-20 13:19:00

DETROIT, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon, the world's only race to cross international borders twice, announced today the addition of a U.S.A.-only half-marathon course. The US-only half-marathon will be run on the back half of the full marathon course and begin after the majority of runners have crossed the mid-point. Course plans, start times and other details are in development. "Next year, half-marathoners will have the...

2011-11-29 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honda LA Marathon just got an energy boost. Long-time sponsor, CLIF® BAR, has boosted its commitment with a two-year sponsorship for 2012 and 2013. CLIF BAR will provide Honda LA Marathon runners with an array of sports nutrition made with organic ingredients, including CLIF BAR energy bars, CLIF SHOT® Energy Gel and CLIF SHOT BLOKS® energy chews. "We're very excited to partner with the...