Lennar, one of the nation’s leading names in the homebuilding industry, is lacing up its running shoes and gearing up to be the presenting sponsor at the St. Charles Half Marathon in Charles County, Maryland taking place this weekend on Sunday, April 18.
This inaugural Half Marathon event presented by the homebuilder will be part of the nationwide 15-city 2010 United States Running Association Half Marathon Series. The event was created in partnership with title sponsor American Community Property Trust (ACPT) and the Charles County Department of Economic Development and Tourism.
“Our Company is committed to playing an active role in events that enrich this local community and we are honored to be the presenting sponsor for the first St. Charles Half Marathon event,” said John R. White, President of Lennar’s Maryland division. “We have a variety of fun activities scheduled for this weekend and look forward to a lot of participants coming out to experience this beautiful area.”
Event activities start on Saturday, April 17 with a Chick-fil-A® Rail Trail Fun Run for the kids on the recently opened Indian Head Rail Trail. The trail showcases wildlife areas along a scenic running and biking trail through one of Maryland’s most picturesque counties. A Runner’s Expo will be held at Regency Furniture Stadium.
On Sunday, April 18, the Half Marathon presented by Lennar and also a Michelob Ultra 5K will travel through ACPT’s St. Charles planned community. Runners will enjoy hearing music throughout the course that provides views of gorgeous neighborhoods situated in the countryside.
After the race there will be a post-race celebration party and an awards presentation ceremony. All Half Marathon participants will receive a high quality “tech” shirt and a commemorative medal will be presented to all runners that complete the marathon.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the United Way.
For more information on the St. Charles Half Marathon event activities happening this weekend or to register to participate visit www.stcharleshalfmarathon.com.
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