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Paragon Sports To Conduct Training Run March 2 For Allstate Life Insurance New York 13.1 Marathon

N.Y. sports specialty store Paragon Sports will help runners prepare for the March 23 Allstate Life InsuranceSM New York 13.1 Marathon® with a March 2 training run in Manhattan.

The Allstate Life InsuranceSM New York 13.1 Marathon®
The Allstate Life InsuranceSM New York 13.1 Marathon®
Feb. 27, 2013 - PRLog -- With the annual Allstate Life Insurance(SM) New York 13.1 Marathon® just a month away, runners across the tri-state area can take advantage of a fun opportunity to kick their training into high gear when Paragon Sports hosts a 10-to-11-mile training run on Saturday, March 2, beginning at 9 a.m.  The run will start at Paragon's flagship location at 867 Broadway (at 18th Street/North of Union Square) in Manhattan, N.Y..

Runners at various paces are all encouraged to attend.  The training run includes a bag check, aid stations, pacers, post-run refreshments, a raffle for a Paragon Sports gift card, and more.

For more information or to sign up, runners can call 212-255-8889 or email customerservice@paragonsports.com.

On Saturday, March 23, thousands of runners will make Flushing Meadows Corona Park the center of the New York road racing universe as the nationwide Allstate Life InsuranceSM 13.1 Marathon® Series returns to the beautiful location for its fourth straight year. The event will be accompanied by the 5K race, providing opportunities for serious runners as well as newcomers to the sport to enjoy a fun-filled day in the shadows of the USTA National Tennis Center, New York Hall of Science, the Queens Wildlife Center and the Unisphere.

Race registration is currently open at www.131newyork.com.  Fees for Allstate Life InsuranceSM 13.1 Marathon® are $95 until March 17, and $110 walk-up and race week (March 18-23).  For the 5K, fees are $25 until March 17, and $30 walk-up and race week.  

The Allstate Life InsuranceSM New York 13.1 Marathon® is the third race in the eight-city Marathon Series, which includes races in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles and Miami Beach.  Connect with the 13.1 Marathon Series via Facebook at www.facebook.com/131marathon or on Twitter at @131Marathon.  

About Allstate
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer, serving approximately 16 million households through its Allstate, Encompass, Esurance and Answer Financial brand names and Allstate Financial business segment. Allstate branded insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services are offered through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives, as well as via www.allstate.com, www.allstate.com/financial and 1-800 Allstate®, and are widely known through the slogan “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®.” As part of Allstate’s commitment to strengthen local communities, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate employees, agency owners and the corporation provided $29 million in 2012 to thousands of nonprofit organizations and important causes across the United States.

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