FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
US Road Sports Acquires New Jersey Marathon and Running Festival
Race and Festival Celebrates 15th Anniversary from April 29 – May 1, 2011
For Immediate Release, March 25, 2011: US Road Sports and Entertainment
Group today announced that it has acquired the New Jersey Marathon and
Running Festival from previous owners BDO Management. The race and
festival celebrate their 15th anniversary in 2011, with the events taking
place the weekend of April 29 - May 1. The New Jersey Marathon course
starts and finishes on the oceanfront of Long Branch, NJ, with major
sections along the beachfront of Asbury Park and Ocean Grove. The
announcement was made by US Road Sports Founding Partners Peter Handy and
Greg Laird, who also serves as CEO.
Runners can still register for the 2011 events at www.njmarathon.org, which
include the following:
Friday, April 29: The Health and Fitness Expo—registration, packet pick up,
sponsors and vendors;
Saturday, April 30: *Health and Fitness Expo (see above); 3-Mile "Fun"
Run/Walk; Kids Races; Fun Family Events for All Ages.
Sunday, May 1: New Jersey Marathon; Long Branch Half Marathon; Long Branch
Half Marathon Relay.
"US Road Sports is delighted to add the New Jersey Marathon into our
growing family of races," says Handy. "With more than 12,000 runners
expected for this year, the 15th anniversary of this great event is going
to be exciting and eventful."
The course is not only scenic, but it is also very flat and fast, running
through some of the most scenic areas in the entire country," says Laird.
"We're very excited to bring our proven, high level of event production and
management to a great venue such as New Jersey."
More information about registration, the variety of weekend events, the
course and Expo can be found at www.njmarathon.org. The New Jersey
Marathon and Running Festival benefits several causes, which include The
Ladacin Network, Autism Family Times and Kick Cancer Overboard (KCO).
About US Road Sports: US Road Sports & Entertainment Group is a health and
wellness company dedicated to the production of world-class endurance
events. The mission of US Road Sports is to offer an unparalleled
participant sports experience that showcases host communities and endures
as a deeply valued local asset through events that are a part of the city's
culture, identity and brand. For each participant, U.S. Road Sports
strives to offer events that allow participants of all skill levels the
opportunity to improve their physical and mental health and accomplish
life-altering goals while having fun. US Road Sports provides sponsors and
municipalities highly effective exposure to help maximize their presence
and message in the community.