Media Room » April 18, 2014
Under Armour Partners With Capital City Half Marathon To Be Official Performance Footwear and Apparel Provider
14,500 Participants Will Receive Official Under Armour Technical Shirts; Diamond Cellar VIP Experience Entrants and M3S Staff Also To Wear Under Armour Apparel In 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 8, 2014) — Under Armour has become the Official Apparel and Footwear Partner of The Capital City Half Marathon Presented By KeyBank.
As part of the agreement, the more than 14,500 runners and walkers in the 11th Annual Capital City Half Marathon will receive Under Armour technical race shirts. Under Armour will also provide apparel for the event's more than 400 VIP entrants, as well as apparel and shoes for M3S Sports staff.
The Capital City Half Marathon will also feature Under Armour's I WILL (#IWILL) campaign during the event's OhioHealth Health & Fitness Expo and on Race Day.
“We could not be more proud to be working with Under Armour in 2014,” Race Director David Babner said. “The Capital City Half Marathon prides itself on delivering an unparalleled, unique participant experience and the Under Armour brand fits our mission and objectives very well.”
With an improved half-marathon course that takes participants over the Main Street Bridge for the first time in a major road race, the Capital City Half Marathon will grow to a record 14,500 runners and walkers and will sold out for the fourth straight year when the event is held May 3, 2014.
The Capital City Half Marathon, Patrón Quarter Marathon and Commit To Be Fit 5K will once again begin in downtown Columbus and finish at the Columbus Commons. The last three miles of the Half Marathon course will take runners and walkers of the city's new Main Street Bridge and become the first major road running event to feature the bridge.
The Capital City Half Marathon, which will host the USATF Half Marathon Championships in 2016 & 2017, was recently named the “Best Half Marathon In Ohio” by DailyBurn.com, a popular Web site that provides workout and nutrition information to 2.5 million members.
About Under Armour Inc.
Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and equipment. The Company's products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.ua.com.