FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Last Chance for Early Bird Pricing for the 2012 Marathon
Register By September 18th For A Chance To Win A 2 Night Stay In Sedona
Sedona, AZ Sept, 8 - Time is running out! Sunday the 18th of September is
the final day for early bird pricing for the 2012 Sedona Marathon. As an
added bonus, all those who register by midnight on the 18th will also be
entered into a drawing for a 3-day, 2-night stay in Sedona.
On Saturday, February 4, 2012, the Sedona Chamber of Commerce, along with
the entire Sedona area, will welcome thousands of runners, their families
and friends for a weekend of fierce competition and neighborly camaraderie
in the world famous resort destination of Sedona, Arizona.
More than 2,500 runners will participate in 5K, 10K, Half or Full Marathon
races which will take the runners through the scenic Coconino National
Forest District, known for its magical red rock formations, and onto the
streets of what Good Morning America has chosen as one of the Top 10 most
beautiful cities in the United States. Spectators, supporters and
participants will also be treated to an expo featuring vendors, artists and
live performers that will entertain and inspire.
During its six-year history, the Sedona Marathon has quickly gained
international recognition, not only for its breathtaking course but also as
training opportunity. It has drawn several Olympic competitors including
Beijing Triathlon Silver Medal winner Simon Whitfield and 2012 Olympic
hopeful Ryan Hall. Japanese sports reporter Hajime Nishi has named the
event one of his top ten favorite worldwide marathons, and National
Geographic Adventurer Magazine featured it as one of the great "instant
Featuring four races, the Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k and 5k races,
participants are able to walk in all four races. One of the hallmarks of
the Sedona Marathon is that participants come from all walks of life. Last
year the youngest "athlete" on this breathtaking course was 3 and the
oldest was 84.
Come to the Sedona Marathon and be a part of a rich tradition of healthy,
sustainable living in one of the most beautiful places in America!
The 7th Annual Sedona Marathon will take place on February 4, 2012. Sign up
by September 18, 2011 for Early Bird registration and you could win a
3-day, 2-night stay in Sedona.
For details and registration information go to www.sedonamarathon.com or