FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Audra Fleming, Elite Racing
Kim Dettwiller, Elite Racing
Register Now and Save!
Save $15 on the Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon Entry Fees
NASHVILLE, TN, December 15, 2004— The sixth annual Country Music Marathon &
½ Marathon is set to hit the streets of Nashville on Saturday, April 30,
2005. Early registration fees for the event will end on December 31, 2004.
The fees will increase to $85 for the marathon and $65 for the half
marathon on January 1, 2005. Combined, both races will be limited to
The 2004 event was the largest to date with over 16,000 registered runners.
Race organizers expect the race to grow in 2005 as they have made minor
adjustments to the course and are implementing a wave start to ensure all
runners have an enjoyable experience as they Run Music City. The event
will once again feature 50 live bands playing along the course, 25 high
school cheer squads to keep your energy pumping, a fantastic finish line
festival and a post-race concert featuring 2004 CMA Awards Nominee, Sara
The event is recognized as the ultimate tour of Music City, USA, from
historic sites like the Parthenon, Nashville's world-renowned Music Row and
a spectacular finish outside the Coliseum on the Cumberland River. The new
flatter and faster course will continue to be as fun and scenic as each of
the previous events.
To take advantage of this offer, visit www.CMMarathon.com or contact the
Country Music Marathon office at 615/742-1660.
About Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon
The Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon is produced by Elite Racing, Inc.
The annual event attracts over 16,000 runners and 100,000 spectators and
benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyÒ, which has raised over $9.5
million in the five-year event history with the Nashville based event. In
addition, the race receives extensive national, regional and local media
coverage and will be taped to broadcast nationally on FSN and regionally on
Comcast Sports Southeast.
Elite Racing, Inc., a sports marketing and management company based in San
Diego, Calif., is the leader in producing world-class running events. In
addition to the Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon, Elite Racing produces
eight events each year, including the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, P.F. Chang’s
Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon and the Carlsbad
5000, the world's fastest 5K. Its production company, Elite Racing
Television Inc., also produces a television series for FSN.