The inaugural Thunder Bay Marathon-Miles with the Giant race weekend on Sunday, Sept. 19 is less than two weeks away.
The event will feature a full marathon of 26.2 miles, a half marathon of 13.1 miles and a 5K fun run and walk.
Interested participants are reminded that online registration will close on Friday, Sept. 10 at 11:59 p.m.
“We are very pleased with the response to our first event,” said Barry Streib, President of the Thunder Bay Marathon-Miles with the Giant board.
“We have over 650 registrants from more than 60 communities across Northwestern Ontario, Canada and the mid-west United States,” he added.
“We are very excited to have Dick Beardsley, inspirational speaker and world famous marathoner, as our special guest,” continued Streib. “Dick will be the keynote speaker at the Superior Living health wellness leisure expo on Friday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. He will also act as official race starter on Sunday, Sept. 19.”
Visit www.thunderbaymarathon.com for more information on race weekend activities, to register, or to volunteer.