FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kristen Kish
Manna Food Pantries Joins Forces with Pensacola
Marathon TO Develop Mission-Within-the-Marathon
PENSACOLA, Fla. –MANNA-thon team members will be pounding the pavement at
the second annual Pensacola Marathon Feb. 19 to feed not only their own
sense of accomplishment, but to feed the hungry as well. Developed by Manna
Food Pantries, MANNA-thon gives local residents an opportunity to raise
money for the organization while participating in a full or half marathon.
MANNA-thon registrations are $20 and include a yellow MANNA-thon team
member shirt. All proceeds will help provide food for the hungry in
Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.
MANNA-thon representatives will also be available during the race expo,
Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Downtown YMCA, to answer questions about Manna
Food Pantries and about becoming a MANNA-thon team member.
Only those registered for the Pensacola full or half marathon can run with
the MANNA-thon team, however, you can still participate in the program for
the $20 fee. MANNA-thon applications are available at Running Wild, 106 S.
Palafox Place, downtown Pensacola or by contacting Bobbie Mistretta at
The Pensacola Marathon, scheduled to begin at 6:30 a.m. in downtown
Pensacola, will host both runners from around the country and runners from
Pensacola as they compete along the 26.2 mile USATF (FL-05041DL) certified
marathon course, designed specifically to highlight the beauty of
For more information, contact Bobbie Mistretta at (850) 479-9927 or visit