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Little Rock Marathon Registration Opens

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07/30/2014 - 18:35

 
cropped-cropped-2015LRM_new.jpgLittle Rock Marathon race officials announced that registration opens at 10 a.m. CST Aug. 1 for its 2015 event to be held Feb. 28-March 1, 2015. The Little Rock Marathon Weekend is presented by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and benefits Little Rock Parks & Recreation. 

Race officials anticipate more than 16,000 participants for the marathon weekend.

Events include the 13th Annual Little Rock Marathon, the Little Rock Half Marathon, the Little Rock 10K, the Little Rock 5K Fun Run/Walk, the Little Rockers Kids Marathon and the Little Rock Health & Fitness Expo.

  Registration for the Little Rockers Kids Marathon will open Sept. 1.

  The Little Rock Marathon offers a training program to individuals participating in the 2015 race. Official training begins in mid-September with a "build-up" training phase beginning Aug. 4.  The Little Rock Marathon Training Program, presented by Bill Torrey’s Rock City Running and KARK Channel 4, is free but registration is required. 

  This year’s 2014 Marathon was a success with a 12.7 percent increase in race participation from 2013. More than 21,400 individuals participated in the various training programs and races according race officials.

Registration will be available online at www.littlerockmarathon.com through 11:59 p.m. CST Feb. 20, 2015. A mail-in registration form is also available on the registration page of the website or by calling race headquarters at (501) 371-4639. Mail-in registration forms must be postmarked by Feb. 20. 

  In the past, all races have sold out, due in part to the famously HUGE finisher’s medals and fun race themes.  The 2015 theme is “treasure” and race officials anticipate the race will sell out before the end of the year. 

  For more information about deadline, details and the race, visit littlerockmarathon.com or contact the Little Rock Marathon office at (501) 371-4639.
 

About Little Rock Parks & Recreation
Little Rock Parks and Recreation oversees 57 developed parks and 12 undeveloped parks totaling over 6,100 acres.  In addition, the Little Rock Parks & Recreation offers a wide range of youth and adult recreational and sports leagues, after-school and summer playground programs for children ages 6-15, outdoor recreation, therapeutic recreation and programs for seniors.  Funds raised will continue to support parks and recreational programs for all ages. For more information about Little Rock Parks & Recreation please visit lrpr.org.

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