Route 66 Marathon Finishes First in a Race for America’s Top Finisher Medal in 2011
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Marathon & Beyond recently named Route 66 Marathon’s finisher medal as the best in North America for 2011. Each year a panel of Marathon & Beyond road race experts selects their choice of Top 25 best finisher medals in America.

Online PR News – 08-August-2012 –Marathon & Beyond recently named Route 66 Marathon’s finisher medal as the best in North America for 2011. Each year a panel of Marathon & Beyond road race experts selects their choice of Top 25 best finisher medals in America. Marathon & Beyond panelist, Rachel Brown said; “Running a marathon is a substantial achievement; the medal should reflect that.”

In the three years since Marathon & Beyond first began publishing their Top 25 List, Route 66 placed second, third, and now first. “We fully understand how important a finisher medal is to runners, so it is just as important to us that we give them a great one. We’re proud of being voted number one this year after coming so close the last two years. Maxwell Medals and Awards does a tremendous job of developing our concepts into amazing medals that put us at the top of the list year after year,” explains Chris Lieberman.

Maxwell Medals & Awards Sales Manager Jon Scott says, “One of the best ways for Race Directors to attract runners to their events is by rewarding them with a great medal at the finish line. We work very hard to create a really cool medal for all of our customers.

“In addition to Route 66, so far, twenty-eight of our customers have made the prestigious, Top 25 list. The Ft. Lauderdale A1A Marathon placed number three in 2011 and earned the number one spot in 2010. Route 66 is the only event in the country to finish in the top three in as many years, and Ft. Lauderdale’s first place finish in 2010 gives our customers back to back wins, which is really something special.”

About Maxwell Medals & Awards

Since 1978, Maxwell Medals & Awards has produced high quality custom medals, awards, trophies, plaques and pins for thousands of satisfied customers in variety of sports categories including; road races, triathlons, swim meets, soccer & martial arts tournaments, high schools and festivals and events. To learn more about custom medals and awards, contact 800-331-1383 or visit www.maxmedals.com.

About the Williams Route 66 Marathon

The Williams Route 66 Marathon, celebrating its seventh year, will wind through the beautiful city of Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. The presenting sponsor is Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma. Each year the race events are held the Saturday and Sunday before Thanksgiving, and include a two-day health and fitness expo, marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, 5K run/walk, and a one-mile fun run/walk. To learn more about the events, sponsoring, training or volunteering, please e-mail info@route66marathon.com, call 918-409-2828, or visit www.route66marathon.com.

About Marathon & Beyond

Celebrating its 16th year, Marathon & Beyond is an international bimonthly magazine dedicated to long-distance running. Marathon & Beyond subscribers are marathoners and ultra runners who compete in several long-distance races a year. Subscribers live in all 50 states, all provinces of Canada, more than a dozen European countries, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as places like Africa, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Singapore. For more information send e-mail to jan@marathonandbeyond.com or call 217-359-9345.

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