Trenton Half Marathon Partners with Black Girls Run to be a featured National Meet up Event
Trenton, NJ - The Trenton Half Marathon, presented by the Haldeman Family of Dealerships, has partnered with national running organization, Black Girls RUN! to increase awareness and participation for this year’s half marathon event. Black Girl RUN! Co-founders Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks will be participating in the November event.
In 2012, Black Girls RUN! had nearly 300 participants to participate in the inaugural Trenton Half Marathon and 10K and brought an amazing energy to the event. From ladies cheering each other on along the course, to the dance-party during the pre-race all the way through the finish line, Black Girls RUN! Nation made sure that each race participant heard the support.
“The atmosphere that they created and the number of participants were just amazing. They were a group that we wanted to be a part of this race and hope to expand on their participation in 2013.” said Brian Barry, Event Director.
Along with the Half Trenton race finisher medal, Black Girls RUN! race participants will receive a custom Black Girls RUN! finisher medal for their group.
The Trenton Half Marathon had more than 2,800 participants in 2012. This year's event is slated for Saturday, November 9, 2013.
For more information about the Trenton Half Marathon feel free to visit Trentonhalf.com or their Facebook page at facebook.com/trentonhalf
About Black Girls Run!
Black Girls RUN! is a national running group launched in 2009 by Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks. The organization has grown to include more than 69 running groups across the nation with more than 61,000 members. The group was created to combat the obesity epidemic among women in the African- American community and dispel the myth that black women do not run. The groups include beginner and experienced runners and provide a support system to help members reach their fitness goals. Black Girls RUN! provide a community and inspires all women to run. For more information about Black Girls RUN!, visit www.BlackGirlsRUN.com.
About Trenton Half Marathon
The Trenton Half Marathon was founded by BOSS Events to promote health and wellness in the community. The inaugural event took place in 2012 with more than 2,800 participants and generating more than $47,000 for local charities.
This unique event encompasses two states, two bridges and finishes inside of the Trenton Thunder Stadium.
Contact: Brian Barry
Trenton Half Marathon
1313 S. Pennsylvania Ave
Morrisville, PA 19067
Trenton Half Marathon