Qualcomm will also donate $15,000 to Austin Gives Miles
AUSTIN, Texas, January 29, 2018 – High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, introduces Qualcomm Incorporated as a sponsor of 2018 Austin Marathon®. Qualcomm’s support will consist of an aid station for all race participants and hosting a Qualcomm team tent at the finish line festival. Qualcomm Incorporated will also make a $15,000 contribution to Austin Gives Miles, the official charity program of the Austin Marathon.
“Qualcomm’s sponsorship will impact race weekend, support thousands of participants, and positively affect Central Texas charities,” said Jack Murray, co-owner of High Five Events.
Qualcomm powered the smartphone revolution, pioneered 3G and 4G, connected billions of people, and is now leading the way to 5G and a new era of intelligent, connected devices. Since 2000, more than $335 million combined cash donations have been made to philanthropic organizations by Qualcomm Incorporated and Qualcomm Foundation. During the Austin Marathon, Qualcomm will support up to 15,000 participants through an aid station and will be represented by a team of employees and their families and friends. Qualcomm’s contribution to Austin Gives Miles will positively support the missions of Central Texas nonprofit organizations.
The Austin Marathon will celebrate its 27th year running in the capital of Texas on February 18, 2018. Austin’s flagship running event annually attracts runners from all 50 states and 20+ countries around the world. Having start and finish locations just a few blocks apart, being within walking distance of many downtown hotels and restaurants, and finishing in front of the picturesque Texas State Capitol makes the Austin Marathon the perfect running weekend destination. Participants can register for the marathon, half marathon, or 5K.
About High Five Events: Beginning with the launch of a single triathlon in 2003, High Five Events has grown to become one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States. In addition to the events it owns and produces, the Austin, Texas-based company offers consulting and event production services to dozens of additional events each year. High Five Events is community-centric and has more than 100 years’ combined experience organizing large events across different venue types in a variety of locations. Follow High Five Events on Twitter (@highfiveevents), Instagram (@highfiveevents), and Facebook (facebook.com/HighFiveEventsWorldWide/) for news and updates.