Over 3,700 participants attended the third annual Livermore Half Marathon in Livermore, California, on Saturday. Runners from across 36 states participated in Livermore's premier destination event, completing the half marathon or the 24Life 5K.
"Thank you to all the supporters and congratulations to those who finished the half marathon or 24Life 5K," said Liz Roberts, Livermore Downtown Inc. Board President.
"We are thrilled by today's turnout and the continued growth of the race, which is becoming one of Livermore's premier destination events. It is a beautiful run, showing off California's oldest winemaking region, downtown Livermore and providing a boost to the local economy," added Roberts.
The race start, finish and RunLiv Wine and Music Festival took place in historic Downtown Livermore. The race route passed through areas of the Livermore Valley and Wine Region.
The top finisher in the half marathon division was Scott Trummer, with an unofficial race time of 01:08:56.
"I loved the course! The water stations were great and I look forward to participating again. I'll be going after a 50K for my next race," said Scott Trummer, from Livermore, CA.
At the finish line, finishers were greeted with a medal and a commemorative wine glass. Weekend highlights included the RunLiv Expo and RunLiv Wine and Music Festival featuring wine from 13 participating wineries, beer from Eight Bridges Brewing Company, and some of the best entertainment the region has to offer.
"The RunLiv Expo and Wine and Music Festival was a huge success and we are extremely grateful of all our sponsors and supporters, to ensure all attendees get a world-class event experience. Special thanks to 24 Hour Fitness, Ising's Culligan, TruMoo, Livermore Audi, Blackhawk Network, Kaiser Permanente, Eight Bridges Brewing Co, KIND, Vitalyte, 101.7 KKIQ, Livermore California, Livermore Downtown, Livermore Area and Recreation and Park District," said Brian Pendleton, President and CEO of OmniForce, LLC.
"We encourage everyone to register for the fourth annual Livermore Half Marathon, which will take place on Sunday March 26, 2017 and enjoy a weekend in California's oldest wine country," Pendleton added.
To access more information about the Livermore Half Marathon visit: http://runliv.com.
ABOUT RACEFORCE, LLC: RaceForce, LLC ("RaceForce") is a subsidiary of OmniForce, LLC, and a leading endurance and athletic event production company based in Los Angeles, CA. By leveraging an extensive worldwide network and a wealth of core competencies including: Strategic Marketing; Sponsorship Acquisition and Production Support, RaceForce can invest in events, create new events and collaborate with event owners to deploy support where needed while maintaining the event's grassroots identity. RaceForce events are legendary and cherished by their respective community including the Surf City Marathon in Huntington Beach, CA and the Golden Gate Half Marathon in San Francisco, CA. For more information regarding RaceForce, LLC, visit www.raceforce.com.
Source : prnewswire.com