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City of Little Rock Public Relations
Office (501) 371-4421
Contact(s):Geneva Hampton, Executive Director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Thursday, July 2, 2009
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2010 LITTLE ROCK MARATHON
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (July 1, 2009) – Registration is now open for the 2010 Little Rock Marathon Festival to be held March 5 – 7, 2010. Discounted registration prices are available online and have been extended to November 1, 2009.
The 2009 event (held earlier this year in March) was a sell out with a 19% increase in participation with more than 14,000 participants in the various training programs and races according race officials.
Events include the Little Rock Marathon, the Little Rock Half Marathon, the Little Rock Relay Marathon, the Little Rock 5K Fun Run/Walk, Little Rockers Kids Marathon, presented by Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Classic Rockers Marathon, and the Little Rock Health & Fitness Expo.
Registration for the Little Rockers Kids Marathon will open September 1, 2009.
Training for the 2010 races begins in late September with an expanded training schedule and training locations anticipated.
On line registration is available at www.littlerockmarathon.com through 11:59 PM CST February 26, 2010. A mail in registration form is also available on the registration page of the website or by calling race headquarters at 501.371.4770. Mail-in registration forms must be postmarked by February 26, 2010. If space is available, registration will resume at the Little Rock Marathon Health & Fitness Expo at the Statehouse Convention Center race weekend.
For more information about deadline, details and the race, visit the website or contact the Little Rock Marathon office at 501-371-4770.