CANDIDATE JIM CRAIG'S CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS & STAFF PARTICIPATE IN CIGNA/ELLIOT 5K ROAD RACE

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jean Weinberg

603.203.8557

(August 10, 2006)—Today, Congressional Candidate Jim Craig’s campaign staff and supporters will run in the 14th Annual CIGNA/Elliot Road Race in Manchester. This race is one of the largest timed 5k Road races in the country, the race is the biggest in New Hampshire. [Manchester Daily Express, 8/10/06]

“As busy as the campaign season gets, and as busy as every family gets, it is important to remember to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I am a firm believer that exercise should be a part of everyone’s lives,” said Jim. “Prevention is the number one way to cut down on our healthcare costs. If we are proactive about taking care of our health, we can save ourselves and our country millions of dollars.”

Jim Craig, candidate for Congress in New Hampshire’s First District, is a lifelong resident of New Hampshire and his roots in the Granite State stretch for five generations. As a veteran of the US Army, he worked for his law degree with the help from the GI Bill and joined his family's law practice. For over 20 years, he has promoted the health and well being of families by serving on non-profit community boards. He was elected to the New Hampshire State House in 1998 and now serves as Democratic Leader. While in Concord, he worked tirelessly to create bipartisan, practical solutions for the state. As leader, he created a labor caucus that addresses working families' concerns.