Local running specialty retailer takes the reins for 2013 version of popular marathon in Columbia City
Fort Wayne, IN – (November 30, 2012) Representatives from Three Rivers Running Company, city officials from Columbia City as well as members of the current Veterans Marathon met to discuss the future of the race.
“Everyone was very supportive and the resounding message at the meeting was to keep the race going,” Eric Ade, TRRC General Manager said.
The race will be held on November 9th, 2013. The certified course in Columbia City as well as the overall theme will remain the same. Details on how to sign up for the race are still being finalized.
The Veterans Marathon was started by a 20 year US Army veteran and the new race director, AJ Arnett, is a US Army veteran himself.
“Three Rivers Running Company is excited to continue a high-quality event that honors our service men and women and supports our local businesses. We also hope to utilize our existing relationships with running-related brands to enhance the event,” Arnett said.