FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2012 Little Rock Marathon Registration NOW Open
Another Sellout Expected for 2012
Registration is now open for the 2012 Little Rock Marathon to be held March
2 - 4, 2012. The Little Rock Marathon is presented by the Arkansas
Democrat-Gazette and benefits Little Rock Parks & Recreation.
Weekend events include the Little Rock Marathon, the Little Rock Half
Marathon (presented by Baptist Health), the Little Rock 5K Fun Run/Walk,
Little Rockers Kids Marathon (presented by Arkansas Childrens Hospital) and
the Little Rock Health & Fitness Expo.
A 10K race, to celebrate the Little Rock Marathon's tenth year, will
replace the Little Rock Relay Marathon. A 10K is 6.2 miles.
Registration for the Little Rockers Kids Marathon will open September 1,
Official training for the 2012 races begins in late September with an
expanded training schedule. A "build-up" training program will begin in
The 2011 race (held earlier this year in March) was a success with a 7.2%
increase in participation with more than 16,000 participants in the various
training programs and races according race officials.
Registration is available online through 11:59 PM CST February 24, 2012.
CLICK HERE to visit Little Rock Marathon's website.
Mail in registration forms are available on the registration page of the
website or by calling race headquarters at 501.371.4770. Mail-in
registration forms must be postmarked by February 24, 2012.
If the race is not sold out, registration will resume at the Little Rock
Marathon Health & Fitness Expo at the Statehouse Convention Center race
For more information about deadline, details and the race, visit the
website or contact the Little Rock Marathon office at 501-371-4770.
About Little Rock Parks & Recreation
Little Rock Parks and Recreation oversees 57 developed parks and twelve
undeveloped parks totaling over 6,100 acres. In addition, the Little Rock
Parks & Recreation offers a wide-range of youth and adult recreational and
sports leagues, after-school and summer playground programs for children
ages 6-15, outdoor recreation, therapeutic recreation and programs for
seniors. Funds raised will continue to support parks and recreational
programs for all ages. For more information about Little Rock Parks &
Recreation please visit CLICK HERE.
About the Arkansas Democrat Gazette
The Arkansas Democrat Gazette is the state's largest and oldest newspaper.
It brings the citizens of Arkansas news about not only their communities
and their state, but also the world. It prides itself on producing
award-winning journalism and its service to Arkansans. To subscribe, please
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