Town Brookhaven to host Half Marathon and Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K
With 25 days to go, there’s still time for runners to register
Road Sports & Entertainment Group (USRS), owners and operators of the Miami
Marathon, Publix Georgia Marathon, Salt Lake City Marathon, Palm Beaches
Marathon, New Jersey Marathon and the Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series, are making final preparations to host the Allstate
Life Insurance℠ Atlanta 13.1
Marathon® and Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K. The events will take place in Town Brookhaven,
4330 Peachtree Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30319 on
Sunday, October 6, beginning at 7 a.m. ET.
The course encompasses Town Brookhaven in Atlanta's
Brookhaven community, situated on Peachtree Road, north of Lenox Square Mall
and Phipps Plaza, and borders the historic Oglethorpe University.
promotes health and wellness and partners with several charity organizations
that have runners for a cause. Participants of
all skill levels have the opportunity to improve their physical and mental
health and accomplish life-altering goals while having fun. The event is
family-oriented and includes a kid-friendly 5K course.
Teaming up with
this year’s 5K race will be Hyundai Hope On Wheels. Its mission is to raise
awareness for childhood cancer, donate life-saving research funds and celebrate
the lives of children affected by the disease. Additionally, the program
provides grants to eligible institutions nationwide pursuing innovative
pediatric cancer research.
purchase of every new Hyundai, owners join Hyundai and its dealers in the fight
against pediatric cancer. Since 1998, Hyundai owners have helped donate more
than $72 million in research grants towards a cure.
Life Insurance℠ Atlanta 13.1
Marathon® is also walker friendly. The course will remain open for 3 hours and
30 minutes (16 minute/mile pace). More information can be found at http://www.131marathon.com/Atlanta/.
Remaining 2013 Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series races include – Dallas - October 26: features a
dramatic downtown start amongst the “all hat and all cattle” iconic Big D
skyline; and Fort Lauderdale - November
10: offers an amazing sunrise on a scenic and friendly course with a start
near Port Everglades and the Broward Convention Center.
Upcoming 2014 Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series races include – Miami Beach – March 2: Runners will take the scenic route of South Beach with a
start on famous Ocean Drive and a beautiful beach side finish; New York – March 22:
will be run within historic Flushing
Meadows Corona Park, home of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs, and begins in
front of Arthur Ashe Stadium; Chicago – June 7: runners will enjoy the South Side of Chicago
with a beautiful course that starts and finishes at the South Shore Cultural
Center and runs right along Lake Michigan.
About Allstate® :The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is
the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Widely known through
the “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®” slogan, Allstate®
is reinventing protection and retirement to help nearly 16 million households
insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. Consumers access
Allstate® insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and
services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate®
exclusive financial representatives in the U.S.
as well as via
www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate®. As part of Allstate’s commitment to strengthen
local communities, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate® employees,
agency owners and the corporation provided $28 million in 2011 to thousands of
nonprofit organizations and important causes across the United States.
About US Road Sports & Entertainment
Group (USRS): US
Road Sports & Entertainment Group is a health and wellness company
dedicated to the production of world class endurance events. The mission of US
Road Sports is to offer an unparalleled participant sports experience that
showcases host communities and endures as a deeply valued local asset through
events that are a part of the city’s culture, identity and brand. For each
participant, USRS strives to offer events that allow participants of all skill
levels the opportunity to improve their physical and mental health and
accomplish life-altering goals while having fun. USRS provides sponsors and
municipalities highly effective exposure to help maximize their presence and
message in the community.
HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS
Hyundai Hope On Wheels® is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Launched in 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels provides grants to eligible institutions nationwide that are pursuing life-saving research and innovative treatments for the disease. Primary funding for Hyundai Hope On Wheels comes from Hyundai Motor America and its more than 800 U.S. dealers. At the end of its 15th year, Hyundai Hope On Wheels will have awarded more than $72 million towards childhood cancer research in pursuit of a cure.