BMW DALLAS MARATHON 12.10.17
RACE NEWS AND UPDATES
BMW Dallas Marathon Announces New Partner in MedNetwoRx
DALLAS (August 15, 2017) – The BMW Dallas Marathon is proud to announce a new partnership with Dallas-based healthcare IT company, MedNetwoRx. The company, founded in 2001, will serve as the official security partner for the 2017 and 2018 events. As partner of the BMW Dallas Marathon, MedNetworRx will receive branding at all race day gear check locations. The 47th running of the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon, and SMU Cox School of Business Relay will take place on Sunday, December 10, 2017.
“As a Dallas-based company, we are passionate about supporting local organizations that provide direct care and assistance to our community,” said Mark Johnson, President of MedNetwoRx. “We love the mission behind the BMW Dallas Marathon, and we are thrilled to join as a sponsor this year. As many of our team members have personal connections to the charity beneficiaries, we couldn’t think of a more fitting partnership.” Read more HERE.
“We are excited to welcome MedNetwoRx as a new partner of the BMW Dallas Marathon,” said Paul Lambert, president of the BMW Dallas Marathon. “Security is a key focus of ours and we are always looking for ways to partner with the Dallas business community and engage new partners that are founded in Dallas.” Read more HERE.
Back for Year Two: Registrations Open for BMW Social 5Ks and BMW Dallas Marathon Social Run Sweepstakes
DALLAS (July 19, 2017) – The 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and SMU Cox School of Business Relay may be five months away, but this fall, participants in the Dallas/Fort Worth area will have the opportunity to get a taste of the race day fun. Registrations for the 2017 BMW Social 5Ks and BMW Dallas Marathon Social Run Sweepstakes, which awards one lucky winner a trip and entry into the 2018 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, are now open.
To be eligible for the sweepstakes, individuals must participate in the 47th running of the BMW Dallas Marathon on Dec. 10, 2017 – running either the marathon or half marathon– and must also register and attend one official BMW Dallas Marathon Social 5Ks. Early registration for each social run is encouraged as space is limited and sell outs are expected.
Hosted by area BMW centers, official BMW Social 5Ks will be held throughout North Texas this fall, including:
- Thursday, September 14 at 7 p.m. – Classic BMW Social Run (6800 Dallas Parkway, Plano, TX 75204)
- Thursday, September 28 at 7 p.m. – BMW of Grapevine Social Run (1111 E. State Hwy 114, Grapevine, TX 76051)
- Thursday, October 12 at 7 p.m. – Autobahn Social Run (2401 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107)
- Thursday, October 26 at 7p.m. – BMW of Arlington Social Run (Viridian, 1200 Viridian Park Lane, Arlington, TX 76006)
- Thursday, November 2 at 7 p.m. – BMW of Dallas Social Run (Trinity Groves, 3011 Gulden Lane, Dallas, TX 75212)
Read more HERE.
2017 BMW Dallas Marathon Welcomes Olympians Shalane Flanagan and Meb Keflezighi to Race Weekend Festivities
DALLAS (June 28, 2017) – Participants in the 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and SMU Cox School of Business Relay will have a little extra inspiration at this year’s event as three-time Olympian, Shalane Flanagan, and Boston Marathon winner and four-time Olympian Meb Keflezighi join the race day festivities on Sunday, December 10. Both elite athletes will have leading roles in the race’s starting ceremonies and will hand out medals to participants crossing the finish line. Shalane will also be available for photos and autograph signings with fans during the BMW Dallas Marathon Health & Fitness Expo.
This will be Flanagan’s first time appearing at Texas’ oldest marathon. Flanagan has raced in three Olympics, placing sixth in the marathon in Rio in 2016, and in June of last year broke the American 10K record with a time of 30:52. She is also the author of New York Times best-seller, Run Fast Eat Slow, a cookbook focused on nutrient-dense recipes for athletes.
This year marks Keflezighi’s fourth consecutive appearance at the BMW Dallas Marathon. In 2015, Meb participated in the BMW Dallas Marathon’s Duo to Rio Relay, where he raced alongside several Olympic athletes including Desi Linden. Last year he served as an elite ambassador throughout the weekend. Read more HERE.
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