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Posted: July 7, 2009  : Add to Mixx! Subscribe to stories like this

Athletics: Run, Walk, or Skip through the OC Super Fair!

Orange County, CA - The OC Marathon is proud to announce an exciting new health and fitness partnership with the OC Fair & Event Center. Imagine running through the OC Fair Super Fair before it opens; through the Pacific Amphitheatre past the Ferris wheel, rides, funnel cakes, elephants and more! At 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 12th, the OC Super Fair 5K Run/Walk Series will launch the official start of the OC Super Fair prior to the 10:00 a.m. public opening. A second Closing Celebration 5K will take place prior to opening at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 9th.

This is part of the exciting partnership the OC Fair & Event Center has developed with The OC Marathon and kicks off year long fitness and nutritional effort that will culminate with the OC Marathon & Half Marathon and the very popular “Kids Run the OC Final Mile” marquee events next May, 2010. “The OC Marathon is so pleased to expand our partnership with the OC Fair & Event Center with the Super Fair 5K Series,” said, Jane Martin, CEO, The OC Marathon. She adds, “What a fun idea and what a great way to experience the Fair. Just imagine running through the Fair before it opens!

Steve Beazley, President & CEO, OC Fair & Event Center adds, “We are pleased to be teaming with an organization that offers so much community benefit as the OC Marathon does. The OC Super Fair 5k Runs have two goals; to promote health through running or walking and to allow people to burn enough calories to eat a deep fried Oreo, guilt free.”

Runners can participate in the Opening 5K - or, the Closing Celebration 5K, for $35.00 and get a medal, cotton t-shirt and free admission to the OC Super Fair for the day. Or, runners can participate in the 5K Run Series for $60.00 and receive the first-ever OC Super Pass that includes complimentary admission to all 23 days of the Fair, express lane at entry, Carnival coupon book, two for one Pacific Amphitheatre concert tickets for select shows, and more. (Valued at $400) In addition, those that sign up for both 5K runs get free training from the elite athletes at ICR Beach Runners, one technical shirt, and two finishers medals that have an innovative clasp, allowing them to be displayed together.

“Not only is this a great course, but, what a great deal; entrance to the Fair for 23 days, a chance to enjoy the Fair at your leisure, take in a concert or two, then come back and see those things you have missed. I can’t believe the line up for the concerts - what a fun way to enjoy summer in the OC!” said, Jane Martin, CEO, The OC Marathon.

Run or Walk In The Following Inaugural OC Super Fair 5K Run / Walk Series Events:

OC Super Fair Opening 5K
Run through the OC Super Fair before it opens!

Sunday, July 12, 2009
9:00 a.m. (Fair opens to public at 10:00 a.m.)

OC Super Fair Closing Celebration 5K
Run through the OC Super Fair before it opens!

Sunday, August 9, 2009
9:00 a.m. (Fair opens to public at 10:00 a.m.)

Sign up for either event for only $35.00 

All participants receive a race t-shirt, medal and FREE admission to the Fair for the day!

Sign up for the series of both events for only $60.00 and receive the following:

  • Free OC Fair Super Pass ($400 value) that includes:
  • Daily Fair Admission for all 23 days
  • Express lane for all entry gates
  • Express lane for Al's Brain 3D Attraction
  • 10% off reserved seating at Action Sports Arena (excluding Maloof Money Cup)
  • Carnival coupon book (available at RCS Guest Services)
  • One Free OC Market Place admission (Valid through September 2009)
  • OC Market Place VIP Savings Book (available at the OC Market Place)
  • Two-for-one Pacific Amphitheatre concert tickets (select shows)

Race day registration will be available.

For more information or online registration, visit: OCSuperFair5K.com

For questions or comments regarding the OC Super Fair 5K Series, please email info@ocmarathon.com or call: 949-222-3327. For more information on the 2010 OC Marathon visit: www.ocmarathon.com


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