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Friday, February 28, 2014


Little Rock Marathon Executive Director: “The Health and Fitness Expo is the kick-off for the entire weekend of Little Rock Marathon activities.”

(Little Rock, Ark. – February 27, 2014) - The 12th annual Little Rock Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will kick-off the marathon weekend February 28- March 1, 2014. Friday, February 28 hours are10 am to 7 pm and Saturday, March 1, 9 am - 5 pm at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. The Expo will offer 77 booths ranging from health, beauty, and fitness to apparel, nutrition and even a course overview. This is also where participants will receive their materials for race day including race bibs, t-shirts, and final race instructions.

“The Health and Fitness Expo is the kick-off for the entire weekend of running activities and is the nucleus for athletes, friends, and family to get geared up and ready to go for race day,” said Geneva Hampton, Co-Executive Director for the Little Rock Marathon. “Every year, the Expo grows to provide an unmatched experience for the Little Rock Marathon community.”   

Race officials anticipate more than 15,000 participants and over 25,000 expo attendees based on last year’s participation. Participants in the Little Rock Marathon this year are traveling from all 50 states and 41 countries.

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