FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SunTrust Richmond Marathon On Pace to Break Event Entry Record
McDonald's Half Marathon entry records also anticipated
Price increase for all three races on October 1
RICHMOND, VA – The SunTrust Richmond Marathon scheduled for November 13,
2010, is on pace to set a new entry record for the most entries in the
event's 33-year history by race day. As of Monday, September 27, 4,218
runners had registered for the marathon, which is well on the way to the
5,188-person record set in 2009.
The McDonald's Half Marathon, in just its third year, is also on pace to
break last year's entry record of 5,572. More than 4,000 participants are
currently registered for the race, and nearly 2,000 participants have
registered for the HCA Virginia 8k.
Combined, the SunTrust Richmond Marathon, McDonald's Half Marathon, and HCA
Virginia 8k are expected to have a total field of almost 17,000
Online registration is available for the SunTrust Richmond Marathon,
McDonald's Half Marathon and HCA Virginia 8k at www.richmondmarathon.org.
There is a $10 price increase for both the marathon and half marathon and a
$5 price increase for the 8k on October 1. For more information, visit
www.richmondmarathon.org or call (804) 285-9495.