Corning, NY - Wineglass Marathon organizers are pleased to announce that Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. will be the presenting sponsor for the 2018 Wineglass Half Marathon. Sheila Sutton, Race Director, shared, "Wegmans has been a long-time sponsor of both the Wineglass Full and Half Marathon offering runners a display of healthy food options at the Expo on Friday and Saturday of Wineglass Weekend as well as an array of food options to all runners' post-race. We are thrilled to announce this expanded sponsorship to promote community-focused health and wellness."
The eighth annual Wineglass Half Marathon presented by Wegmans starts at 7:45 am on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Runners will take to the roads on this point-to-point course from Campbell, New York to the finish line on historic Market Street in Corning amidst an incredible display of community spirit and support. This wildly popular event sells out early every year. And is currently at 65% of capacity. Registration opened December 1, 2017.
"As a family-owned company, being part of community life and doing what we can to help create healthier, better neighborhoods is central to who we are," said Garret Callahan, store manager at Corning Wegmans. "We're excited to continue our support of the Wineglass Half Marathon, an event that brings so many in the community together for healthy activity and fun."
Named a "top destination" and "must do marathon" the Guthrie Wineglass Marathon will start at 8:15 am on Sunday, September 30. Organizers expect a record field of close to 6,500 runners for both events. "There is so much energy and excitement Wineglass weekend," says, Sheila Sutton, Race Director. "It is a great weekend for runners and fans alike thanks to our community partners."
Wineglass Weekend Events are as follows:
- Friday, September 28 - Saturday, September 29, 2018: Health & Fitness Expo
- Saturday, September 29, 2018: Corelle 5K at 8:00 am
- Sunday, September 30, 2018: Wineglass Half Marathon presented by Wegmans at 7:45 am, and Guthrie Wineglass Full Marathon at 8:15 am
For more information, please visit wineglassmarathon.com or follow Wineglass Marathon on Facebook.