THUNDER BAY – The inaugural Thunder Bay Marathon – Miles with the Giant race weekend on September 19th is less than two weeks away. The event will feature a full marathon of 26.2 miles, a half marathon of 13.1 miles and a 5K fun run and walk. Interested participants are reminded that online registration will close on Friday, September 10th at 11:59pm.
“We are very pleased with the response to our first event,” says Barry Streib, President of the Thunder Bay Marathon – Miles with the Giant Board. “We have over 650 registrants from more than 60 communities across Northwestern Ontario, Canada and the mid-west United States.”
“We are very excited to have Dick Beardsley, inspirational speaker and world famous marathoner, as our special guest,” continues Streib. “Dick will be the keynote speaker at the Superior Living health wellness leisure expo on Friday, September 17 at 7:30pm and on Saturday, September 18th at 2:00pm. He will also act as official race starter on Sunday, September 19th.”
Visit www.thunderbaymarathon.com for more information on race weekend activities, to register, or to volunteer.