FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Registration Now Open for 2012 Amica Marathon
Providence, RI – Registration is now open for the 2012 Amica Marathon. The
announcement was made today by Amica Insurance and Eident Sports Marketing.
Slated for October 13-14, 2012, in scenic Newport, the weekend-long event
will feature the Amica Marathon, UnitedHealthcare Half Marathon and Amica
Nearly 5,000 runners participated in this year's event, which included the
Amica Marathon, UnitedHealthcare Half Marathon and Amica 5k. Runners –
ranging in age from 14 to 80 – came from as far away as Australia to
compete in the event, which showcased the City by the Sea.
Charles Engle, 40, was the winner at the 2011 Amica Marathon in Newport,
RI. Engle of Coos Bay, Oregon, completed the scenic 26.2-mile course in
2:36:51 to earn his 124th marathon victory. Barrington's Michael Meehan was
the runner-up and top Rhode Island finisher. Meehan crossed the finish line
Rachel Sweet, 26, of Rochester, NY was the top female. She recorded her
first-ever marathon victory with a winning time of 3:05:44. She defeated
2010 Amica Marathon winner Michelle Gosselin, of Providence, who was the
runner-up this year in 3:11:05.
Amica Insurance is the title sponsor of the Amica Marathon. Proceeds
benefit the Providence Ronald McDonald House and the March of Dimes.
To register or for additional information, visit AmicaMarathon.com.
About Amica Mutual Insurance
Amica Mutual Insurance Company, the nation's oldest mutual insurer of
automobiles, was founded in 1907. The company, with corporate headquarters
in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of automobile, homeowners, marine and
personal umbrella liability insurance. Life coverage is available through
Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more
than 3,200 people in 40 offices across the country.
About Eident Sports Marketing
Eident Sports is a full-service event management and sports marketing
company based in Providence, RI. Eident has several properties in the
region, ranging from turn-key sporting events to sponsorship sales
alliances with key partners. For more information on Eident's events and
offerings, please visit eidentsports.com.