PeopleÛªs United Bank Vermont City Marathon and NU Hartford Marathon Team Up to Offer the ÛÏNew England DoubleÛ
Promotion offers runners a two-marathon experience with new perks and bragging rights
January 20, 2015 ÛÒ
RunVermont and the Hartford Marathon Foundation, producers of two of
New EnglandÛªs finest marathons, are combining efforts and challenging
runners to the ÛÏNew England DoubleÛ. Through a unique partnership
announced today, runners can earn the distinction by completing the
PeopleÛªs United Bank Vermont City Marathon on May 24, 2015,
and the NU Hartford Marathon on October 10, 2015. Those who register
and finish all 52.4 miles will receive a special New England Double
Medal and a finisherÛªs hat at the conclusion of the NU Hartford
special discounted rate for both races will be available to those who
register between February 2 and February 15; register through runvcm.org or hartfordmarathon.com. Participants in the Double will also enjoy race day perks in a designated location at each event.
excited by this collaboration and we believe it will give runners twice
the reason to enjoy New England racing in 2015,Û says Peter Delaney,
Executive Director of RunVermont.
efforts to offer our running communities fantastic race experiences in
the spring and fall seasons is a natural collaboration that weÛªre
thrilled to be part of,Û said Beth Shluger, Executive Director of the
Hartford Marathon Foundation and Race Director of the 2015 NU Hartford
Marathon and Half Marathon. The NU Hartford Marathon also offers a half
marathon, 5K and HMF FitKids program.
is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to the promotion of
running as a lifelong activity through programs celebrating athletic
spirit and embracing the Vermont community.
About the Hartford Marathon Foundation
Hartford Marathon Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded
in 1994 to create and manage fitness events that inspire people to be
healthy and fit. Located in Glastonbury, Connecticut, the Hartford
Marathon Foundation organizes nearly 42 annual athletic events,
including the Hartford Marathon, and 25 training programs. For more
information, visitwww.HartfordMarathon.com and on Facebook at HMF Events.