Iron Girl Announces Verizon Wireless As Clearwater Title Sponsor

March 3rd, 2015

Nation’s leading all-women’s event series to help females pursue a healthy and active lifestyle.

TAMPA, Fla. (March 3, 2015) – Iron Girl announced today that it has partnered with Verizon Wireless as Title Sponsor for the Iron Girl® Clearwater Half Marathon, 5K and Wellness Weekend.

Last year more than 3,900 female athletes participated in the 12th year of the event. This year, the inaugural Wellness Weekend will kick off the Iron Girl event weekend in Clearwater and will include a variety of interactive sessions promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, nutritional food options and giveaways throughout the day. The wellness sessions offered will connect women with information and services beyond individual fitness goals.

“Iron Girl is proud to partner with Verizon Wireless, a great community supporter of women’s initiatives,” said Michelle Sabo, Director of Sales and Marketing for Iron Girl. “This year we decided to expand our popular event series with the addition of the Wellness Weekend, focusing on the overall well-being of females. We are thrilled to have Verizon, who has similar goals, on board.”

Since its launch in 2004, Iron Girl has grown exponentially and gained popularity throughout the country. In the past decade, the women’s event series has expanded its types of races to include 5Ks, 10Ks, half marathons and sprint triathlons.

“Verizon is a company fully dedicated to serving our communities,” said Colleen Kurtz, Verizon Wireless Marketing Manager. “We’re excited to support Iron Girl Clearwater and this great effort to help local women of all ages be active, healthy and happy.”

For more information on Iron Girl or to register for one of its fun and inspirational events, visit


About Iron Girl

Launched in 2004 with just two events in the United States, the Iron Girl® brand has gained popularity throughout the years garnering global appeal. The event series has broadened over the past decade varying from 5Ks and 10Ks to half marathons, expanding and incorporating mother/daughter races, sprint triathlons and wellness initiatives. Iron Girl aspires to bring women of all ages together as a community by offering a supportive, energetic and empowering environment for females pursuing a healthy and active lifestyle. For more information, visit

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network. As the largest wireless company in the U.S., Verizon Wireless serves 108.2 million retail customers, including 102.1 million retail postpaid customers. Verizon Wireless is wholly owned by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ). For more information, visit For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at or follow us on Twitter at

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