FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2nd Annual Memorial Day Marathon Registration Now Open
July 30, 2010 Lenox, MA- Building on the success of the Inaugural Memorial
Day Marathon, we are proud to announce that the 2nd Annual Memorial Day
Marathon weekend will take place May 28-29, 2011 in Lenox, MA. The weekend
will once again feature the Memorial Day Marathon and Half-Marathon plus
the Berkshires 10K and 5K races. The races will start and finish at the
iconic Tanglewood Music Center located in the picturesque Berkshires of
Western Massachusetts. Additionally, there will be a pre-race expo on site
the Saturday prior to race day.
Registration for the races can be done through our website at
www.memorialdaymarathon.com. All participants will receive a runner t-shirt
and all full and half marathon finishers will receive personalized dog tag
finisher medals, commemorating our US Service Men and Women. This year's
races will include prize money and plaques for finishers of every age group
including – 19 and under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; and 60+.
2011 Memorial Day Marathon Entry Fee Structure:
Through February 28, 2011 March 1, 2011 – After April 15, 2011
April 15, 2011
Marathon $75 $80 $85
Half-Marathon $60 $65 $70
10K $35 $35 $35
5K $25 $25 $25
The event will commemorate the tireless and selfless devotion of our US
soldiers. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. We will once again work with members of the
US Armed Forces based in Shindand, Afghanistan to organize a satellite
event. Members of the military will be running full and half marathons at
the airbase on Memorial Day Morning - 12 hours after the Memorial Day
Marathon in Lenox, MA. Soldiers will receive finisher medals, t-shirts,
race bibs and products from sponsors in the mail. We expect to build on
last year's 35 satellite race participants.
All races will take place on May 29, 2011 beginning at 8:00 AM with the
Memorial Day Marathon and Half Marathon, followed by The Berkshires 10K and
5K races at 8:20 AM.
Running Away, The Travel Company for Runners www.runningawayonline.com is
returning as a presenting sponsor and will offer travel packages in
partnership with the event. Additional returning partners include The Red
Lion Inn and The Arcadian Shop.
For more information on the event visit www.memorialdaymarathon.com.