BMW DALLAS MARATHON 12.11.16
RACE NEWS AND UPDATES
BMW Dallas Marathon and Columbia Business School Bring Back Executive Challenge with Two $5,000 Charitable Awards Available to Winners
DALLAS (July 26, 2016) – Organizers for the BMW Dallas Marathon and Columbia Business School announced a renewed partnership in 2016, and will host the second annual Columbia Business School Executive Challenge as part of BMW Dallas Marathon race day. The challenge encourages senior level professionals to lace up their running shoes in friendly competition during the December 11th BMW Dallas Marathon.
New for 2016, the winning male and female executive finishers will both win a $5,000 contribution to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) made in their name. “The Columbia Business School Executive Challenge launched last year as a fun way to spur relationships among top business leaders,” said Julie Rademaker, senior director of marketing at Columbia Business School. “By awarding two executives this year we expect to see the friendly competition among marathon participants turned up a notch, and look forward to working with all Executive Challenge participants on race day.”
MDA Team Momentum Fights to Free Kids and Adults from Muscular Dystrophy at 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon
DALLAS (July 12, 2016) — The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s nationwide endurance program MDA Team Momentum is proud to partner with the 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay on December 11, 2016. This marks the 3rd year of MDA’s participation in the BMW Dallas Marathon Charity Program, which has raised more than $100,000 to support MDA’s mission to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases live longer and grow stronger.
Through MDA, participants can secure guaranteed entry to the 46th running of the BMW Dallas Marathon by signing up at www.MDATeamMomentum.org/DallasMarathon.
Back For Year Two: 2016 RunDallas Race Series Launches with Races From FC Dallas, the Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks and the BMW Dallas Marathon
DALLAS (June 15, 2016) – Organizers of the 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon today announced the second season of the RunDallas Race Series in partnership with FC Dallas, the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Mavericks. The RunDallas Race Series was created in 2015 to further the promotion of health and fitness in the North Texas community through running and physical activity, a mission collectively shared by each of the participating organizations.
“We are excited to welcome back FC Dallas, the Rangers and the Mavs as partners in the RunDallas Race Series this year. After a successful debut in 2015 that saw many North Texans maintain months-long commitments to their physical fitness, we look forward to growing the race series and enhancing the runner experience at each of these signature events,” said Lisa Croley, chairman of the Dallas Marathon board of directors.
To participate in the 2016 RunDallas Race Series, an individual must complete a series of four races held throughout the calendar year. RunDallas Race Series events include:
- July 9: FC Dallas Footy 5K and Fun Run presented by VAZATA
- Sept. 4: Rangers Labor Day Weekend Race presented by Medical Center Arlington
- Oct. 6: Mavs Run This Town 5K presented by Baylor Emergency Medical Centers
- Dec. 11: BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon or Behringer Relay
The race series culminates in December with the 46th running of the BMW Dallas Marathon. Participants may complete the marathon, half marathon or Behringer relay division of the December 11 event to qualify. Runners that do complete all four RunDallas Race Series events will earn a signature RunDallas Race Series medal, awarded at the BMW Dallas Marathon finish line on Sunday, December 11.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Adds the BMW Dallas Marathon to its Exciting Lineup of 2016 Events
Dallas, TX (May 17, 2016) – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team in Training® campaign has announced that the BMW Dallas Marathon will be included in its 2016 lineup of exciting national marathon events. Team In Training (TNT) is the premiere charity sports program that inspires discovery of personal goals and helps turn training into treatments for blood cancer patients. The 46th running of the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay is Sunday, December 11. Registration for the event opens at bmwdallasmarathon.com on May 19.
Destined to be a powerful partnership, the LLS and race organizers for the BMW Dallas Marathon already attract thousands of runners from across the U.S. and globe. The two nonprofit organizations are using their partnership to create an enhanced marathon race weekend experience for all participants and spectators and, ultimately, help raise funds for their respective causes.