2nd Annual Manchester City Marathon Open for Registration

Manchester, NH – March 24, 2008 - Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Manchester City Marathon and Half Marathon. Applications for both the marathon and the half marathon are available online at www.manchestercitymarathon.com. Runners can register online or print out an application and register by mail. Last year’s race reached capacity so register early!

The 2008 race will be run on Sunday, November 2nd. The MCM is a challenging Boston Qualifier that takes runners on a scenic trip through the historic mill district of the Granite State's largest city. Runners in the full and half marathon will enjoy an exhilarating climb to one of the city's highest points for fabulous views of the Queen City, surrounding areas, and beautiful fall foliage. Race weekend will be packed with fun events for the entire family.

On Friday, October 31st and Saturday November 1st the MCM Sports and Health Expo will be held at the Radisson Hotel; on Saturday, November 1st the 2nd annual MCM Kids Marathon will be run at Merchantsauto.com stadium, home of the NH Fisher Cats. On race day, athlete’s village feature live entertainment and many local restaurants competing again this year for first prize in the soup cook-off.

Located in southern, Manchester, NH, sites on the banks of the picturesque Merrimack River in Hillsborough County. Just 45 minutes from Boston, the city offers visitors an array of accommodations and dining, as well as activities that the whole family can enjoy! Set your calendars for Sunday, November 2, 2008, and join us for the 2nd Annual Manchester City Marathon and Half Marathon

For additional information visit www.manchestercitymarathon.com or contact Lisa O’Brien at 603-860-2120 or try2xl@comcast.net.