Brewers Press Release
Brewers' inaugural Mini-Marathon presented by Sendik's officially sold out
Fundraising component to the 13.1-mile race will benefit the MACC Fund
MILWAUKEE – The inaugural Brewers Mini-Marathon presented by Sendik’s is officially sold out. The race will begin at beautiful Miller Park on Saturday, September 22, 2012.
There are still opportunities to participate as a volunteer for packet pick-up, race day support and on-course entertainment.
A scenic route through Milwaukee, prizes and a post-race tailgate party are sure to make this one of the most unique half marathons in the area. The race also offers an opportunity to raise money for the MACC Fund, benefitting childhood cancer research in Wisconsin.
The course will take participants through many Milwaukee landmarks including the Miller Valley, the Harley-Davidson Museum, Mitchell Park Conservatory (The Domes), Miller Park, and others. Participants will receive a free Brewers ticket voucher good for select 2012 or 2013 games at Miller Park, a participant medal, a “tech” shirt and a post-race tailgate party outside Miller Park with live music. Volunteers will receive an Event Staff t-shirt as well as a voucher good for select 2012 or 2013 Milwaukee Brewers games.
Great course support will be provided with ten aid stations featuring water and Gatorade, misting stations, and entertainment along the way. Spectators will have plenty of free parking at Miller Park and will have the opportunity to watch racers run through Miller Park while being shown on the scoreboard.
Fundraising proceeds from the Brewers Mini-Marathon will benefit the MACC Fund. Participants can organize their own fundraising page online at www.brewersmini.com and donors can make donations online. A complete list of fundraising prizes can be found atwww.brewersmini.com and include:
- Tickets to Opening Day 2013
- Holding the finish line tape for the World Famous Sausage Race
- A private dinner for two at Home Plate at Miller Park
- The opportunity to toss out a Ceremonial First Pitch at a 2013 regular season game
- Two tickets to the MACC Fund’s “An Evening with Aaron Rodgers”
- A Miller Park roof tour
For those who have already signed up, packets can be picked up on Friday, August 21st from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. at Miller Park. On race day, Key Check opens at 5 a.m., start line warm ups begin at 6 a.m. and the race itself starts at 7 a.m.
Complete race details, a course map and other information can all be found at www.brewersmini.com.