FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Glass City Marathon Registration Now Open
Race Officials Expecting Big Turnout with Addition of 1/2 Marathon
Toledo, OH - Registration is now open for the 2009 Glass City Marathon to
be held April 26, 2009. Early-bird registration is available through
December 31, 2008. Discounted registration prices are available online and
have been extended to March 31, 2008.
Events include the Glass City Marathon, presented by the Toledo
Roadrunners, the Glass City Half Marathon, the Glass City Marathon Relay,
the Glass City 5K Run/Walk, the Glass City Kids 1/2 mile and 1 mile run,
and the Glass City Health & Fitness Expo presented by Get Fit Toledo.
Training for the 2009 races begins in November with Randy's 10-miler. We
will have an expanded training schedule and training locations will be
advertised soon in collaboration with Dave's Running Shop.
"We are very excited for this event in 2009," said Clint McCormick, Race
Director. "We have a lot of community support and new sponsors to make this
event a huge success." We have added chip timing, a post race party and
on-course entertainment along this fast scenic course. Last year over 20%
of our marathon field qualified for Boston and we expect a great turnout
this year. We are encouraging everyone to sign up now to take advantage of
the early-bird specials.
On line registration is available at www.glasscitymarathon.org through
11:59 EST April 15, 2009. A mail-in registration form will also available
on the registration page of the website. Mail-in registration forms must
be postmarked by April 15, 2009. If space is available, registration will
resume at the Glass City Marathon Health & Fitness Expo at the Seagate
Convention Center race weekend.
For more information, please visit www.glasscitymarathon.org or contact
Clint McCormick at 419-356-4881.