Register online before midnight on April 5th for GIM 2016
(Tumon, Guam) – Monday, April 4, 2016 –Guam Sports Events, Inc. (GSE) along with Gold Sponsors Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), United Airlines and Pacific Islands Club (PIC), would like to remind runners about the April 5th at 11:59 p.m. cut-off for online registration at guaminternationalmarathon.com and in-person registration at PIC’s front desk for the Fourth Annual Guam International Marathon taking place this Sunday, April 10th.
GIM 2016 – with 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Full Marathon races – has already attracted runners from 21 countries for the three days of festivities.
“This year, we are opening registration during the GIM Expo on April 8th and 9th, although we encourage runners to take advantage of the online registration fees. Registration fees will increase at the Expo,” said GSE Managing Director Ben Ferguson. “Runners won’t want to miss this year’s event. We have many exciting events, festivities and giveaways in store, in addition to the experiences that we believe can be found only on Guam.”
The GIM Expo will take place at the Pacific Islands Club and will serve as the race participant packet pick up location. The Expo is open to runners as well as the general public to enjoy a running clinic by 2000 Sydney Games Olympic gold medalist and GIM Ambassador, Naoko Takahashi, sponsor booths, live entertainment, cultural activities, local and international food concessions, as well as shopping for official event and running merchandise.
About the 4th Annual Guam International Marathon
The fourth annual Guam International Marathon 2016 is organized by Guam Sports Events Inc. and will take place on Sunday, April 10, 2016. The 2016 GIM includes 5K, 10K, Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and Marathon (26.2 miles) race distances. All courses have been officially certified by the IAAF (International Association of Athletic Federations) and AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races). This designation means that marathon runners may use this as a qualifying event for the Boston Marathon. GIM anticipates more than 3,000 local and international participants again this year. Complete event details and registration can be found on the official event website at guaminternationalmarathon.com.
Registration is open online at guaminternationalmarathon.com or in person at the Pacific Islands Club’s front desk. Registration ends at 11:59 p.m. on April 5th. This year, all finishers will receive a GIM event t-shirt, beach towel, beach mat and a finisher’s medal. Participants are encouraged to follow the event’s social media pages for the latest information and promotions.
For more information, contact
Ben Ferguson, Managing Director | Guam Sports Events, Inc.
firstname.lastname@example.org | tel. (671) 646-9171
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