PRLog - Feb. 28, 2014 - Athletes from across the country will be lacing up their running shoes for the 2nd Annual Palmetto Bluff Half Marathon on Sunday, March 9 at the beautiful Palmetto Bluff community and conservation preserve. $20 from each runner’s registration fee will go to BackPack Buddies, which provides crucial support and assistance to Bluffton area children who are on free or reduced breakfast and lunch plans at school. Sponsor Subaru of Hilton Head, the Lowcountry’s leading Subaru dealership (http://subaruhiltonhead.dev.dealerinspire.com/
Palmetto Bluff Half Marathon
"We always love to sponsor events at Palmetto Bluff," said Warner Peacock, President & CEO of New River Auto Mall. "It's a gorgeous community and we enjoy supporting the charities that they assist."
Palmetto Bluff is one of the country’s top resort communities, featuring maritime forests, meandering waterways, and hidden islands. The Half Marathon course is flat, fast, and chip timed. Both the novice and the experienced runner will be able to excel under the favorable conditions the course provides.
The Half Marathon is one of the most popular of all marathon races, featuring a distance that is just right for runners of all stripes.
Last year’s race was a great success, bringing in long-distance runners from throughout the U.S., and organizers are expecting that this year’s race to attract even more participants.
All events will be held at Palmetto Bluff, and medals will be awarded to the top 3 male and female runners, and to the first place finishers in each age division. Participants can register online (http://www.active.com/
Attending the After Party sponsored by Subaru Hilton Head is a great way to wind up a day of exciting races in the lovely waterfront preserve of Palmetto Bluff.
The Inn at Palmetto Bluff will be offering special room rates for both the runners and their supporters. To reserve a room, please call 866-706-6565 or visit The Inn at Palmetto Bluff's website (http://www.palmettobluff.com/
The team at Subaru of Hilton Head encourages long-distance runners, their families, and their friends to join in the fun and help support the important work being done by BackPack Buddies.
Subaru of Hilton Head is part of the New River Auto Mall. New River Auto Mall, LLC owns 9 dealerships featuring 15 franchises, including Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Ram, Subaru, and Volkswagen. In addition to vehicle sales, the New River Auto Mall features a state-of-the-