Eugene to Host Women’s Half Marathon on Labor Day Weekend in 2010

December 3, 2009

From Press Release – Let yourself be pampered before, during and after your 13.1 … The new event will take place September 5th, 2010 and will be capped at 2500 runners and walkers. The event is presented by the same team that produced the Eugene Marathon.

“We want to have the best schwag for our runners and walkers of any event in the Northwest,” says event director and two time Olympian Nicole Teter, “Stylish gifts, champagne and a spa at the finish line.”

The fast course starts in downtown Eugene and finishes at the 5th Street Market. Finishers will be greeted with wine tasting, chocolates, a yoga studio and a Gervais Spa experience to unwind after their half marathon.

This event will be a fund raising platform for the American Cancer Society and the Ovarian Cancer Alliance.

2010 event sponsors include: Pepsi, Gatorade, Earth2O, GloryBee Foods, Krusteaz, Gervais and the Fifth Street Market.

Runners can register today at