FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Memorial Day Marathon Races Expects 50% Registration Increase
The Memorial Day Marathon located in the beautiful Berkshires of Western
Massachusetts, is trending toward a significant increase in race
registrations from last year's successful inaugural event. Registration
will be capped at 2,000 participants and early activity points towards the
event coming close to reaching capacity.
A portion of every race entry will be donated to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes
Fund. In addition, the race has partnered with Active Giving to allow
participants to raise additional donations.
The Memorial Day Marathon is excited to have the help of its sponsors:
Running Away; The Red Lion Inn; Price Chopper; Food Should Taste Good; and
The Arcadian Shop. Additionally, Joy Bauer of The Today Show on NBC will
be the nutrition partner for the event and will host the pre-race pasta
dinner at the Red Lion Inn on Saturday evening.
The second annual Memorial Day Marathon Races are set to take place on
Sunday, May 29th 2011. The weekend event will consist of a pre-race expo
on Saturday, May 28th followed by a full slate of races on Sunday. The
Memorial Day Marathon and Half-Marathon will begin at 8:00am and the
Berkshires 10K and 5K races will get underway at 8:20am. The expo and all
races will be staged at Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, MA.
To inquire about travel packages for the weekend, please reach out to our
travel partner, Running Away at 877-544-AWAY.
For more information and to register for the race, visit us at