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Galloway and Deegan Team Up For Their Racing Events

Date: 
11/29/2016 - 15:52

ATLANTA and JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Olympian Jeff Galloway and his longtime friend and running partner, Donna Deegan, founder of DONNA Marathon Weekend in Jacksonville, Fla., have joined forces for the 2016/2017 winter race season with runners’ discounts and meet and greets. Runners interested in participating in both Jeff Galloway 13.1 and DONNA Marathon Weekend can do so at a discount and will have the opportunity to meet Galloway and Deegan, an award-winning journalist, marathoner and founder of The DONNA Foundation, a nonprofit that provides financial assistance and support to individuals living with breast cancer and funds groundbreaking breast cancer research. The Jeff Galloway Race Weekend and DONNA Marathon Weekend are Dec. 9-11, 2016, and Feb. 10-12, 2017, respectively.

In addition, the two events are providing discount codes for $10 off their registration fees, to allow runners to participate for lower fees in the Jeff Galloway Race Weekend and the DONNA Marathon Weekend.

To register for the Jeff Galloway Race Weekend, use promo code BCM2016 (Expires Dec. 1, 2016) at https://jeffgalloway131.com.

To register for DONNA Marathon Weekend, use promo code JG2017 (expires Feb. 7, 2017) at http://breastcancermarathon.com.

The scenic surroundings of the two races offer a diverse view for participants. The Jeff Galloway events are held in Atlanta and feature an urban scenic race course ending in historic Piedmont Park while the main events of the DONNA Marathon Weekend grace the four beach communities of Jacksonville, Fla., with a large celebration to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the charity race. As the only U.S. marathon to donate all proceeds to breast cancer research and care, DONNA Marathon Weekend supports The DONNA Foundation, a private non-profit organization in Northeast Florida which provides financial assistance and support to breast cancer patients and funds groundbreaking breast cancer research.

The race weekends are the perfect way to end 2016 and begin 2017, helping participants stay in shape through training before and after the holiday season.

During the Jeff Galloway Expo, Donna Deegan will be available for photo sessions, a session featuring her journey as a person and marathon runner and book signing. Likewise, Jeff Galloway will have a presence at the DONNA Marathon Expo.

About the Jeff Galloway Race Weekend:

The Jeff Galloway 13.1 Half Marathon is named for Olympic runner Jeff Galloway, author, public speaker and “America’s Running Coach” who was recently named by USA Running as the most recognized person in the sport of running. The race is hosted by Phidippides, the oldest specialty running store in the country with two Atlanta locations. Named for Barbara Galloway, Jeff Galloway’s wife of 38 years and also an avid runner, the 5K race has been a staple to the to the official race weekend agenda since 2014. The FIT KIDS Run/Walk was added in 2015 to allow families to participate with all members and bring running and walking to the youngest generation. www.jeffgalloway131.com.

About DONNA Marathon Weekend:

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in February 2017, DONNA Marathon Weekend is the signature event for The DONNA Foundation, a private non-profit organization in Northeast Florida which provides financial assistance and support to breast cancer patients and funds groundbreaking breast cancer research. 26.2 with DONNA, the weekend’s main event, is the only marathon in the United States dedicated to breast cancer research, awareness and care. All race proceeds and fundraising efforts go to The DONNA Foundation supporting the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Translational Genomics Program and more than 10,000 families nationwide. Held annually on the second weekend of February, DONNA Marathon Weekend attracts runners and supporters from all 50 states and more than 20 countries. For more information, visit www.breastcancermarathon.com.

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