National Black Marathoners Association and Leslie Jordan, Inc. Forms a Two-Year Partnership

DALLAS - May 29, 2018 - PRLog -- The National Black Marathoners Association (NBMA) is pleased to announce our two-year partnership with Leslie Jordan, Inc. as our Official Apparel Partner. This includes being a 2018 and 2019 NBMA Summit Sponsor at the Baltimore Running Festival and Little Rock Marathon Summits, respectively.

Tony Reed, NBMA Executive Director, says, "This is an exciting and welcomed partnership. The 2019 Summit will be our fifteen-year anniversary. The National Black Distance Running Hall of Fame and Achievements Awards Banquet will be in Little Rock. World class, elite, and history making runners, as well as Boston, seven continents, and 50 States ultramarathon, marathon, and half marathon finishers are recognized."

Reed says, "More Black Americans are becoming distance runners. This has led to increases in Black race organizers, race directors, and Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Certified Running Coaches. The partnership provides our event organizers with a major source for running apparel and accessories. With over thirty years of custom manufacturing experience, Leslie Jordan can easily fulfill the needs for a variety of events."

According to Leslie Jordan, Company Founder, "What an honor to partner with The National Black Marathoners' Association in support of encouraging men and women, young and old to pursue a healthier lifestyle; and to recognize the achievements and strides made in the Black American running community. We are excited about meeting Club Organizers and Event Directors to share the benefit of our 32 years' experience in performance and lifestyle apparel; as well as to learn more about NBMA. Leslie Jordan apparel and accessories are designed to work with every athlete's lifestyle. Every individual wearing a custom designed Leslie Jordan brand item for NBMA helps get the word out even more!"

About NBMA
The National Black Marathoners' Association (NBMA) is the largest and oldest nonprofit organization in the U.S. dedicated to encouraging African Americans and others to pursue a healthy lifestyle through distance running and walking. It is open to everyone, regardless of his or her athletic ability, ethnic background, or previous marathon experience. The NBMA hosts an annual multi-race summit. Previous races and locations have been Lewis & Clark (St. Charles, MO), New Jersey (Long Branch, NJ), Cleveland (OH), Lost Dutchman (Apache Junction, AZ), Cowtown (Fort Worth, TX), Georgia (Atlanta), Bermuda International Race Weekend, Deadwood-Michelson (Deadwood, SD), Madison (WI), Richmond (VA), Windermere (Spokane, WA), Dallas, Columbus (OH), and the Go! St. Louis Marathons.

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About Leslie Jordan
Independently woman owned and operated since 1986, Leslie Jordan Inc. is committed to providing strong personalized customer service, a key factor to the company's growth and success.

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