FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Saucony Public Relations
The "Saucony 26" Selected for Chicago Marathon;
"Every Runner Has A Story"
PEABODY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2005--Saucony, Inc., a leading
global supplier of performance athletic footwear, apparel and accessories,
today announced its selection of "Saucony 26" runners who will be
participating in the 2005 LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon.
In 2004, Saucony introduced The Saucony 26, a collection of twenty-six
people and their stories from communities in and around the marathon
racecourses in Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago. The Saucony 26 participants
celebrate the marathon runners' differences, as well as the running
community's collective and passionate love of the sport. The chosen runners
symbolize each full mile of the marathon race.
The people who make up this year's LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon Saucony 26
program have stories that are full of inspiration, achievement, recovery,
love and amazement. They include Jennifer McDevitt of Palatine, Illinois
who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2003 and is now running her second
Chicago Marathon. McDevitt is running to raise money for the American Brain
To learn more or nominate a runner for a future Saucony 26 event, visit:
About Saucony, Inc.: Saucony, Inc., located in Peabody, Massachusetts, is a
leading global supplier of performance athletic footwear, apparel and
accessories with its widely recognized brands Saucony, Saucony Originals,
Hind and Spot-bilt. All Saucony, Inc. sports brands develop and manufacture
technically advanced products that improve the performance of active sports
participants. For information go to: www.saucony.com.
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