Manchester City Marathon Announces Guest Speaker

Manchester, NH – September 2, 2010 – We are very excited to announce this year’s lineup of guest speakers. Race weekend will be packed with encouragement and family entertainment. Dick Hoyt a true inspiration whose mission is to aspire and build the individual character, self-confidence and self-esteem of America's disabled young people through inclusion in all facets of daily life. Bob Hodge a New England distant runner and Hannah Kearney NH native and Olympian gold medalist is to appear and meet community members at the Sports and Health Expo.

Race weekend will be packed with fun events for the entire family. On Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6 the state wide Sports and Health Expo will be held at the Radisson Hotel on Elm Street in Manchester, NH. Our remarkable guest will be hosting a FREE Meet and Greet with the public expo and will be presenting a unique sports clinic to attendees. Other local practitioners and vendors will be giving specialized clinics, too. Here, attendees can receive FREE blood pressure screenings, cholesterol screenings and other biometric tests. In addition, flu shots will be made available to those who come.

The 2010 race will be run on Sunday, November 7th.  The Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay will begin simultaneously at 8:50.  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.

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