BMW Dallas Marathon Festival Partners With Shell Energy On Special Relay Events
September 21, 2023
DALLAS (Sept. 21, 2023) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The BMW Dallas Marathon Festival is proud to announce that Shell Energy*, will serve as the title partner of the relays at this year’s event on Dec. 10.
The Shell Energy Relays are designed to promote team building and cater to those wishing to participate in race weekend at a shorter distance. The Shell Energy Relays allow a two-person team to complete the half marathon (13.1 miles) and a five-person team to complete the marathon (26.2 miles).
“We’re thrilled to partner with Shell Energy on adding these relays to our Sunday race options for participants,” said Charles Peyton, Chairman of the Board for the BMW Dallas Marathon Festival. “This really opens up the events to a wider range of runners in the spirit of teamwork and we look forward to all of the excitement it will bring.”
The two-person relay will follow the half marathon course and be split into two legs with distances of approximately seven and six miles each. The five-person relay will follow the marathon course and offers five relay legs with varying distances between three and eight miles. The team categories will include Co-Ed, Co-Ed Masters (40+), All Male, All Male Masters (40+), All Female and All Female Masters (40+). Awards will be given for the top finishing teams for both relays.
Registration is now open for all events. For more information about the BMW Dallas Marathon Festival’s 52nd running, please visit rundallas.com. For interviews or unique story opportunities throughout the weekend, please contact Silver Hogue at Silver.Hogue@hck2.com or at (214) 697-3113.
About Dallas White Rock Marathon
The Dallas White Rock Marathon is a nonprofit organization with a focus on promoting health and physical fitness through running events and related activities. The organization is comprised of 15 volunteer board members and a full-time staff with various backgrounds and running experiences that help carry out the mission of runDallas as well as support the growth and impact of the runDallas portfolio of events in the Dallas-Fort Worth community. Dating back to 1971, the organization hosts year-round events culminating with Dallas’ largest and Texas’ longest running marathon: the BMW Dallas Marathon Festival. Now in its 52nd running, the marquee event, with 12 event distances to select from throughout the weekend of events, attracts runners and walkers from across the globe and tens of thousands of spectators to Dallas’ largest single-day sporting event. The BMW Dallas Marathon Festival course highlights iconic Dallas landmarks and is recognized as the official marathon of the City of Dallas. Since naming a primary beneficiary in 1997, the festival has donated more than $4 million to Scottish Rite for Children. For more information, visit runDallas.com.
*MP2 Energy Texas LLC d/b/a Shell Energy Solutions TX PUCT #10174