FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
L.A.'S Gourmet Food Trucks Serving Up Healthy Food At
Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon
LONG BEACH - The highly recognized - and sought-after - gourmet food trucks
that are so popular among L.A.'s lunchtime crowd are coming to Long Beach.
They will be set up for 26th annual Long Beach International City Long
Beach Bank Marathon & Half Marathon.
On Sunday, Oct. 17, after running in the Marathon, the Half-Marathon or
taking part in the 26.2-mile bike race, participants will have their choice
of four food trucks serving high-quality, healthy food at the finish line.
That's just what marathoners want, too - there's no cheeseburgers and fries
for this group.
The gourmet food trucks are:
SEABIRDS TRUCK. Orange County's original veggie truck serves a variety of
local organic vegetarian food. While its menu constantly changes, its menu
features tacos, burritos, a nut and seed patty burger and a grilled
BAJA FRESH TRUCK. Baja Fresh(r) Mexican Grill features all-fresh,
traditional fire-grilled Mexican favorites. It doesn't serve processed and
pre-heated food or lots of fillers instead of flavors.
LOUKS TO GO. This truck features Greek-American food. Many ingredients,
including the feta cheese, honey, olive oil, spices, and kalamata olives,
are imported directly from Greece.
CALBI. Serving Mexican food, its tacos consist of marinated and seasoned
Korean Beef short rib, Korean-style chicken, Korean Spicy pork or grilled
shrimp topped with a fresh vegetable garnish and finished with a special
house sauce. The burritos have fillings of beef, chicken, pork, tofu or
shrimp, added with a fresh scrambled egg, vegetable mix, a pinch of sesame
seeds, finely shredded cheese and house sauce. The quesadilla choices are
Kim Chee. beef, chicken, pork and cheese, each served with a house dipping
sauce on the side.
2010 event sponsors to date include: Title Sponsor - International City
Bank; Corporate Sponsors, JetBlue Airways - Official Airlines; Long Beach
Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children's Hospital - Official
Hospitals; the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company - 5K Sponsor; the Aquarium of the
Pacific - Kids Run Sponsor; Runners High - Official Running Specialty
Store; Brooks - Official Shoe; Buono's Pizzeria - Official Pizza; Cliff Bar
- the Official Energy Bar and Energy Gel; Michelob Ultra - Finish Line
Festival sponsor; SA Recycling - Official Recycler; and Long Beach Hyatt
Hotel - Official Headquarters Hotel. Community Partners include AMP 97.1,
BNSF Railway, the Port of Long Beach, the Long Beach Convention and
Visitors Bureau, the Downtown Long Beach Associates, and California State
University Long Beach.
The International City Bank Long Beach Marathon will have approximate
25,000 participants and events include the Marathon, Half Marathon, Bubba
Gump "Run Forrest Run" 5K, 26.2-mile Bike Tour and the Aquarium of the
Pacific Kids Run. It's website is www.RunLongBeach.com
About RUN Racing: Led by Olympic Gold Medalist Bob Seagren, RUN Racing
specializes exclusively in the development, management and implementation
of endurance, health, fitness and special events. RUN Racing events
include the OC Marathon held in May; the Pacific Open Water Festivals held
in June and August; the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon held in
October; the Dana Point Turkey Trot 10K & 5K held on Thanksgiving Day and
the LA County Half Marathon held in December. "Follow RUN Racing on Twitter
for event information (@RUNRacing) and find The Long Beach International
City Bank Marathon on Facebook for interactive event information (Long
Beach International City Bank Marathon)"