FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sedona Marathon Announces Photo Contest
The Sedona Marathon's 5th Annual Off The Couch Program is officially off
and running. This year they are kicking off the series by asking the
question, what inspires you to be fit? To find out the answer the Sedona
Marathon is launching the 1st Annual Off The Couch Photo Contest on October
"They say a picture speaks a 1000 words," says Race Director Karen Livesay
"We're asking you to show us what inspires you to live a healthy
The subject matter can be anything from an inspiring landscape, to playing
with loved ones, to your workout buddy. Photos will be judged primarily
by emotional impact. The contest is open to anyone 5 years of age or older.
There will be three divisions, two junior and one adult. Junior division
one; ages 5-10, junior division two; ages 11-15, photos submitted by those
age 16 and older go into the adult division. For more information please
go to www.sedonamarathon.com.
Off The Couch is a free public service program offered by the Sedona
Marathon to encourage people to embrace a healthy lifestyle. In its four
year history they have offered free talks by world renowned trainers
including Olympic trainer Phil Wharton. You do not need to register for any
of the marathon races to participate.
"We want to create a community of health in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.
Something doable for everyone." states Race Director Karen Livesay, "Every
time you pick up a newspaper or turn on the news you hear about the growing
obesity epidemic in the United States. The current statistic in Arizona is
that 57% of our population is overweight. Please join us" Workout tips
and a list of upcoming events can be found at the Sedona Marathon website.
The Sixth Annual Sedona Marathon takes place on Saturday February 12th
2010. For more information on "Off The Couch" or how to register or
volunteer for the 2010 Sedona Marathon go to www.sedonamarathon.com or call