Corning, N.Y.; Wineglass Marathon organizers are pleased to announce that Dresser-Rand A Siemens Business will be the presenting sponsor for the Wineglass Half Marathon. Chris Sharkey, Chairwoman of the Wineglass Marathon board, shared, "we are thrilled to have Dresser-Rand as part of the Wineglass community."
The sixth annual Wineglass Half Marathon presented by Dresser-Rand, A Siemens Business starts at 7:45 am on Sunday, October 2, 2016. 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. The picturesque course is fast and flat with an overall net elevation drop of 40 feet winding along scenic country roads. Signups for the Half Marathon exceed 2,100 runners since registration opened up on December 1, 2015.
Doug Rich, General Manager, Painted Post Operations & Director, Reciprocating Products Worldwide said, "We are delighted to sponsor the Wineglass Half Marathon. Dresser-Rand's Painted Post operation has been a proud member of the valley for more than 120 years. We place great importance on our relationships with the communities in which we live and work. This weekend has become a cornerstone event in our region and we can be proud of how it portrays our valley and its people to visitors from around the country. It is truly a first class affair and a gem for our community."
2016 marks the 35th anniversary of the Wineglass Marathon presented by Arnot Health. Named a "top destination" and "must do marathon" the Wineglass Marathon will start at 8:15 am on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Organizers expect a record field of close to 6,000 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." Both the Wineglass Full and Half Marathon finish on historic Market Street in Corning amidst an incredible display of community spirit and support."
Wineglass Weekend Events are as follows:
- Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2016: Expo Bib + Packet Pick Up
- Saturday, October 1, 2016: Corelle 5K at 8:30 am
- Sunday, October 2, 2016: Wineglass Half Marathon at 7:45 am Wineglass Full Marathon at 8:15 am
For more information on the Wineglass Marathon, please visit wineglassmarathon.com, follow Wineglass Marathon on Facebook or call (607) 654-7601.