In 2014 alone, over 16,000 donations were made to the 60 official Run for a Reason charities resulting in a record $2.6 million raised on race weekend - HOUSTON - The Houston Marathon Committee announced that the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program has surpassed the $20 million fundraising mark since its inception in 1995. The charitable program is designed for runners to fundraise for local charities. In 2014 alone, over 16,000 donations were made to the 60 official Run for a Reason charities resulting in a record $2.6 million raised on race weekend.
IRVINE, Calif., September 16, 2014 – 361°, a leading Chinese athletic brand, is pleased to announce its expansion into the United States with 361° USA. The North American division of the second largest athletic brand in China will debut with a variety of athletic and lifestyle footwear and apparel for men and women, which will be available in select retailers this winter, with a full collection following in Spring 2015.
Prominent American distance runner to support participants on race weekend - DALLAS – Two-time U.S. Olympic marathoner and American half marathon record holder Ryan Hall has signed a multiyear partnership agreement with the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon to serve as an ambassador for Dallas’ oldest and largest marathon. In addition to participating in the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay weekend activities each December, Hall will appear in promotional campaigns for the event.