Thursday, March 17, 2011

Runner's & Triathlete's Web !--- Athletics: Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Host More/Fitness Half Marathon in Central Park on April 3rd

Runner's & Triathlete's Web !---- Page Headline ---- Athletics: Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Host More/Fitness Half Marathon in Central Park on April 3rd

The View's Elisabeth Hasselbeck will host the eighth-annual More Magazine | Fitness Magazine Women's Half-Marathon in Central Park on April 3rd. More and Fitness magazines in partnership with New York Road Runners and Hasselbeck, will welcome 10,000 runners and spectators of all ages from around the world for the biggest women's-only half marathon in the country. Hasselbeck will also be running to raise money for Celiac Disease research.
Hasselbeck will be joined by U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Dr. Regina Benjamin, who will also be walking the race, More Magazine Editor-in-Chief Lesley Jane Seymour, Fitness Magazine Editor-in-Chief Betty Wong (who will also be running) and thousands of women to mark a personal achievement and to celebrate each other. Notable runners include NBC's The Biggest Loser previous contestants, Cherita Andrews (Season 9), Nicole Brewer (Season 7), and Tara Costas (Season 7).
The event is hosted by Lady Speed Stick and Athleta as presenting sponsors with product sponsors Duane Reade, Oakley, Silk Soymilk, Skechers, Thomas' Bagel Thins and Tonalin. Race participants have raised nearly $9,000 for charitable partner, Hole in the Wall Gang, a nonprofit, summer camp and year-round center serving children and their families coping with cancer.
ACTIVITIES: More Magazine | Fitness Magazine Women's Half-Marathon Events Include:
Half Marathon Health + Wellness Expo, (Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street)
Friday, April 1st, 11AM -- 7PM/ Saturday, April 2nd, 10AM รข€“ 5PM
Open to the public, women can enjoy a wealth of health-oriented activities including meet-and-greets with magazine editors and running experts, health screenings, fitness seminars, product sampling, a runner's dinner, shopping, sweepstakes and more.
More Magazine | Fitness Magazine Women's Half-Marathon (Central Park)
Sunday, April 3rd, 7AM-12PM
Sponsor Pavilion, Bandshell off of the 72nd Street Transverse
On race day, supporters and spectators are welcome to come cheer on the runners and also visit the Sponsor Pavilion to enjoy live music, complimentary samples, sweepstakes and mini massages. Note: Due to overwhelming enthusiasm for the event, the race has reached its capacity and is not accepting any additional registrants.
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