2014 HORSETOOTH HALF MARATHON

HORSETOOTH HALF MARATHON

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Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) September 14, 2008

Blue Sky Events is very pleased to announce the inaugural Blue Sky Marathon and 50 percent Marathon Races in Fort Collins, Colorado on Sunday October 5th. Each races will start and complete at the Horsetooth Mountain Park Soderberg Trailhead. The marathon will start off at 7am and the 50 percent marathon will start at 9am.

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The Blue Sky Marathon will be the 1st all-trail marathon of its sort in Northern Colorado. The system will combine trails from Horsetooth Mountain Park and the Devil’s Backbone Open Space along the Blue Sky Path. This course incorporates some of the greatest trails that our area has to provide and addresses a selection of entertaining and tough terrain with extraordinary views of Horsetooth rock, Devil’s Backbone, Longs Peak, and the eastern plains.

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Blue Sky Activities was established by nearby Fort Collins Path Runners as a non-income group. All proceeds from the Blue Sky Marathon and 50 percent Marathon Races will be donated to Larimer County Parks and Open up Spaces and Larimer Research and Rescue. As funds are offered, added donations could be distributed to other Northern Colorado sports and out of doors corporations.

The inaugural 2008 races are manufactured possible by donations and contributions from our generous sponsors, volunteer customers, and race members. In addition to their generous donation, presenting sponsor Colorado Bodily Therapy Professionals will provide drinking water bottles for all participants as properly as five free of charge remedy classes for our publish race raffle. The all round male and woman marathon winners will every single receive a totally free VO2 Max physiology check from Boulder Efficiency Lab. We would also like to thank Runners Roost Fort Collins and Succeed! SportsDrink for their solution contributions as nicely as Dan and Carol Turk for their generous donation to support begin our business.

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“Colorado Actual physical Therapy Professionals is thrilled to be the presenting sponsor for the inaugural Blue Sky Marathon and Half Marathon,” says Terry Gebhardt, qualified Orthopedic Actual physical Therapist and ultra marathon fanatic. “We share the race committee’s enthusiasm for having top quality managing activities showcasing the stunning trails of Northern Colorado even though providing back to the neighborhood. Due to the fact the Blue Sky Marathon is the only race of its sort in Northern Colorado, we feel it will speedily produce into a single of the premiere races on the Front Selection.”

To learn more about the Blue Sky Marathon and Fifty percent Marathon Races and our sponsors and beneficiaries, you should pay a visit to http://www.blueskymarathon.com or electronic mail us at information @ blueskymarathon.com.

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Blue Sky Functions was started by local Fort Collins path running fanatics to manage the Blue Sky Marathon and Fifty percent Marathon Races. Our purpose is to create high quality working functions in Northern Colorado to showcase the gorgeous trails and open areas that we have accessible to us. Blue Sky Functions is structured completely for charitable needs to advantage parks and open up spaces and other out of doors and sporting activities businesses in Northern Colorado. All proceeds from entry fees and sponsorships will be donated back again to our neighborhood group beneficiaries. Blue Sky Events is at present registered as a Colorado non-revenue group. 501(c)3 status is pending.

http://www.blueskymarathon.com.

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