FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sports PT of New York Named Sponsor of
The Inaugural Empire State Marathon and Half Marathon
SYRACUSE, NY-October 6, 2011-Achieve Fitness, LLC announced today Sports PT
of New York, P.C. as an official sponsor of the Inaugural Empire State
Marathon and Half Marathon on Oct. 16, 2011, as well as the Driver's
Village New York State Health and Wellness Expo on Oct. 14 and 15.
As part of its sponsorship, Sports PT of New York will be frequently
mentioned during the Empire State Marathon and Half Marathon; have their
logos added to all printed/promotional materials, signage and advertising,
including radio, television and billboard spots; and receive booth space at
the Driver's Village New York State Health and Wellness Expo.
"We're excited to have Sports PT of New York as an official sponsor of our
race," said Brian Collins, principle owner of Achieve Fitness, LLC,
management company for the Inaugural Empire State Marathon and Half
Marathon. "Through their physical therapy services, Sports PT is committed
to keeping people's bodies healthy and strong, making them an ideal match
for our race participants."
"The physical therapists and staff at Sports PT are proud to be a sponsor
of the Inaugural Empire State Marathon," added Rich Pitcher, PT and
facility manager at Sports PT's East Syracuse location. "Our involvement
allows us to share our expertise, support the health and wellness of those
working hard to compete in this event, and join our community in support of
this exciting venture."
Sports PT is offering free injury screenings to all registered runners at
any of their 23 locations throughout the state. This is a great opportunity
for those training to address any injuries they may be experiencing and
answer questions they may have. Screenings can be scheduled by emailing
or contacting the location most convenient for you and
mentioning the Empire State Marathon.
About Sports PT
Sports Physical Therapy of New York, PC is the largest physical
therapist-owned provider of outpatient physical therapy services in New
York, with 23 offices statewide and 3 in Central NY. At Sports PT recovery
isn't just physical, it's personal. Our goal is to return each individual
to the activities they enjoy – whether it's on the playing field or in
daily life. Sports PT offers patients exceptional, evidence-based
therapeutic care in a friendly, supportive, and enjoyable environment. For
more information about Sports PT, visit http://www.sptny.com or email
About Achieve Fitness, LLC and the Empire State Marathon
Founded in 1998, Achieve Fitness, LLC is a leading sports marketing,
training and event company in Phoenix, Arizona. A consulting company for
the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon, Achieve Fitness is the
managing entity of 1st Marathon, 1st Triathlon, the recently reacquired
Valley of the Sun Marathon and Half Marathon, and the Empire State Marathon
and Half Marathon. Principle owner Brian Collins is a native of Central New
York and graduate of Cicero-North Syracuse High School, Syracuse University
and Le Moyne College.
On Oct. 16, 2011, the Empire State Marathon and Half Marathon will give
runners an up-close view of Central New York's rolling landscape and
vibrant autumn colors. The USATF-certified course, which begins and ends at
Alliance Bank Ball Park Stadium, travels through the cities of Syracuse,
Liverpool and Baldwinsville. A pre-race health a fitness expo will be held
on Oct. 14-15 and feature vendors from the running and fitness industries.
Additional information about the Empire State Marathon and Half Marathon is
available at http://www.empirestatemarathon.com.