BMW DALLAS MARATHON 12.11.16
RACE NEWS AND UPDATES
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.
Dallas Marathon Announces BMW as New Title Partner
DALLAS (May 11, 2016) – The Dallas Marathon board of directors today announced a multiyear title sponsorship agreement with BMW of North America and the Dallas-Fort Worth Area BMW Centers for the organization’s marquee race property: the Dallas Marathon. The event, which is Texas’ oldest marathon and the largest annual sporting event in North Texas, will be known as the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay.
BMW will also serve as the official automobile partner of the Dallas Marathon and participate in year-round Dallas Marathon-organized events including the RunDallas Race Series, Oncor Mayor’s Race 5K, the Pro Relay Challenge and monthly BMW Dallas Marathon social runs held throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. To debut the sponsorship, the Dallas Marathon unveiled a new logo, website and visual brand identity.
The 46th running of the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay is Sunday, December 11. For more information or to register, visit bmwdallasmarathon.com.