El Paso Prepares for 5th Annual Marathon This Weekend

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 8:07pm

The El Paso Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 6, 2011 with participants from more than 30 states and 4 countries expected to participate. For more information or to register to participate in the marathon, visit www.elpasomarathon.org.

The El Paso Marathon Foundation mission is to organize a first class marathon that promotes health and fitness in the community, brings tourism to the region of El Paso and provides support to local and national non-profit organizations.

El Paso Marathon Foundation supports the following non-profit organizations:

Avance of El Paso
The mission of AVANCE – El Paso is to help young families break the cycle of poverty through early childhood development, parenting, adult literacy and healthy marriages. We serve over 3,000 parents and children annually at seventeen schools from Canutillo to San Elizario, all serving El Paso County. We are governed by a local Board of Directors and funded by public and private grants, contributions, and the United Way.

Volar Center for Independent Living
Volar CIL is an organization of and for people with disabilities advocating human and civil rights, community options, empowering people to live the lives they choose.

El Paso Humane Society
The Mission of the Humane Society of El Paso is dedicated to preventing suffering, neglect, abuse and cruelty to animals, providing information, raising public awareness of animal issues, promoting responsible pet ownership, and kindness towards all living things

El Paso Police Foundation
Assisting the El Paso Police Department with funding to improve public safety & community partnerships.

“As we enter our fifth and biggest year yet, the El Paso Marathon Foundation is thankful for the support it has received from Michelob ULTRA. The folks with Michelob ULTRA have played an important role in our success since day one, demonstrating their commitment to the City of El Paso and helping us further our mission to organize a first class marathon that promotes health and fitness in the community, brings tourism to the region of El Paso and provides support to local and national non-profit organizations,” said Mike Coulter, Race Director for the El Paso Marathon.

Michelob Ultra welcomes all running and racing enthusiasts. Adults who live active lifestyles are a perfect fit for Michelob ULTRA—a superior light beer with a smooth, refreshing taste and fewer calories and carbohydrates.

Michelob ULTRA is proud to be a part of the 2011 El Paso Marathon, and we thank you for your support. Enjoy the marathon and remember to “Live Life to the ULTRA”
 

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