2nd Annual MO' Cowbell Half Marathon set for Sunday, Oct. 7 in Historic St. Charles
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (Feb. 9, 2012) --- A date has been set and registration is now underway for the Second Annual MO’ Cowbell Half Marathon scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 in historic St. Charles, event officials announced today.
Organized by the civic group Partners for Progress (PfP) of Greater St. Charles in cooperation with Big River Running Company, the MO’ Cowbell Half Marathon made its debut in 2011 and met its capacity with 1,500 runners. This year the event is expected to draw 4,000 or more participants.
Repeating last year’s success, amenities will again include long-sleeve tech race shirts, individual finisher medals, a souvenir cowbell, post-race band, live up-to-the-second finisher results and two in-race split times provided by Big River Race Management.
The 13.1 mile MO' Cowbell Half Marathon will feature a similar runner-friendly course, with limited elevation changes and a scenic tour highlighting the best of the city of St. Charles.
“The community response last year to the MO’ Cowbell Half Marathon was outstanding and now the race is well on the way to becoming a local tradition,” said PfP President Greg Prestemon. “This much is clear: people in the area want more cowbell!” he said, adding new event features will soon be announced making the race even bigger and better than before.
Registration is going on now and the sign-up fee prior to April 30 is $50. It grows to $60 from May 1 to July 31, and then $75 from Aug. 1 until the MO’ Cowbell Expo. Click here to register.
For more information about running in, volunteering for, or sponsoring the 2012 MO’ Cowbell Half Marathon, visit mocowbellmarathon.com or contact Kerin Abbey at 636.441.6880 ext. 230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 2001, the Partners for Progress of Greater St. Charles includes some of the area’s largest employers and influential civic leaders who are committed to helping St. Charles County be a nationally renowned, most livable community. Through leadership and collaboration, PfP's initiatives are focused on the economy, education, health, quality of place and public policy. Visit them online at http://www.pfpstcharles.com/