Eighth annual Charleston Marathon will take place January 12-13, 2018.
Raleigh, NC, September 14, 2017 — The Charleston Marathon is pleased to announce O2 Fitness has been named the title sponsor of the annual event through 2020. O2 Fitness, formerly branded in the Charleston area as East Shore Athletic Clubs, is a local leader in the health and wellness industry and will provide a variety of engaging and motivating opportunities for runners throughout race weekend, slated for January 12-13, 2018.
“We are excited to partner with Capstone as the title sponsor for the Charleston Marathon on?January 13th,” said Melissa Griffin, South Carolina Area Director for O2 Fitness. “We look forward to cheering on all of the runners as they train and prepare for race day!”
O2 Fitness’ involvement in the Carolina communities, dedication to their clients’ fitness goals, and push for healthy initiatives are values that comprise a mutually beneficial relationship with Charleston’s annual marathon event, which expects to see growth of more than 15% in 2018.
“We are excited to partner with an organization like O2 Fitness that is a clear leader in their industry and in our community,” said John Kane, Founder and CEO of Capstone Event Group (Capstone), organizer of the O2 Fitness Charleston Marathon. “As a direct result of this partnership, participants local to Charleston will have a resource in preparing for race day in O2 Fitness who is truly vested in their success.”
Race weekend kicks off on Friday, January 12 with the free Health and Wellness Expo, where runners and spectators will experience a variety of interactive vendors. Race day provides a variety of distance options for runners to choose from, including the O2 Fitness Charleston Marathon, Charleston Half Marathon, Shrimp and Grits 5k, and the Charleston Youth Marathon. The race will highlight many of Charleston’s most scenic and iconic locations in addition to benefiting Engaging Creative Minds, the long-time beneficiary of the event. After the race, participants will enjoy the post-race party featuring live music from Liquid Pleasure, shrimp and grits, beer, vendors and more.
About O2 Fitness
O2 Fitness Clubs offers the best in fitness equipment, personal training and group exercise classes in the Raleigh, Cary, Wake Forest, Fuquay Varina, Chapel Hill, Wilmington, N.C. and Charleston, S.C. areas. They promise to provide a welcoming, motivating and clean environment with professional and caring staff to help clients achieve real results. O2 Fitness Clubs are committed to helping members create a whole-body approach to wellness by offering an all-inclusive health and fitness experience. As O2 Fitness Clubs recognize that each client’s fitness goals are different, they offer a wide variety of fitness club memberships, including month-to-month options. For more information, please visit www.O2FitnessClubs.com.
About Capstone Event Group
Capstone Event Group (Capstone) is a sports marketing and events company based in Raleigh, NC focused on the production of road races and health and fitness events in medium to large sized cities. As a customer service-focused organization, it is dedicated to providing first-class events for people where they live that are capstones of great achievement and life-changing experiences. Every Capstone event highlights the best of the host city, benefits local businesses from tourism traffic, and raises money for local charities. Capstone benefits entire families and communities – making a positive difference in each of its partnering cities. Learn more at capstoneraces.com.