Publix Signs On as New Sponsor of Pensacola Women’s Half Marathon Weekend

Agreement Also Expands Double Bridge Run Partnership

PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Publix joins the inaugural Pensacola Women’s Half Marathon as presenting sponsor for the weekend, scheduled for Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 3.

Now known as the Pensacola Women’s Half Marathon Weekend presented by Publix, the weekend includes the half marathon, 5K and mile dash.

The agreement also extends and expands Publix’s sponsorship of the Pensacola Double Bridge Run presented by Publix, one of the premiere 15K events in the country, scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2020.

“We are extremely honored to have Publix partner with us for our inaugural Pensacola Women’s Half Marathon, and extend their sponsorship for the Double Bridge Run,” said Ray Palmer, president and CEO of Pensacola Sports. “It shows the company’s commitment to the health and wellness of our community and we are thrilled to have them on board for two of the top fitness weekends in the area.”

Registration is open now for the Pensacola Women’s Half Marathon presented by Publix at:

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The Pensacola Women’s Half Marathon Weekend benefits the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research, a non-profit organization that empowers volunteers across the country to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research to find better treatments with fewer long-term side effects and, ultimately, cures. Rally is active in the Pensacola community and has a designated fund to assist local families whose children are fighting cancer.

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