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Posted: May 31, 2016:  

Athletics: BMW Dallas Marathon Partners with Luke’s Locker for Global Running Day, June 1

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DALLAS (May 31, 2016) - Organizers for the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay announced they are partnering with Luke’s Locker to host two fun runs in honor of Global Running Day, June 1. Luke’s Locker, which offers the official training program for the BMW Dallas Marathon and BMW Dallas Half Marathon, will host a training fun at each of its Dallas retail store locations on June 1:

  • 6AM at Luke’s Locker Mockingbird - Global Running Day Fun Run (3046 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75205)
  • 6PM at Luke’s Locker White Rock - Global Running Day + White Rock Anniversary Party (7317 Gaston Ave., Dallas, TX 75214)

Runners who participate in a Global Running Day run at either location can enjoy an easy three to six mile run and win prizes and raffles from Luke’s Locker, merchandise partners and the BMW Dallas Marathon. Nike wear tests will be available at the Mockingbird location, and Luke’s Locker White Rock will host Mizuno wear tests.

Global Running Day is a day for people around the world to share their passion for the sport of running and inspire others to get moving. Runners can find events near them, and pledge to take part in some type of running activity on June 1, 2016, at or by using #globalrunningday.

Luke’s Locker, which has 10 locations throughout Texas, has offered the official training programs for the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay for multiple years. To register for the December 11 race, visit

For more information, visit

About the Dallas Marathon

The Dallas Marathon is a nonprofit organization with a focus on promoting health and physical fitness through running events and related activities. Dating back to 1971, the organization hosts year-round events culminating with Dallas’ largest and Texas’ oldest running marathon: the BMW Dallas Marathon. Now in its 46th running, the marquee race attracts runners from across the globe and hundreds of thousands of spectators to Dallas’ largest single-day sporting event. The BMW Dallas Marathon racecourse highlights iconic Dallas landmarks and is recognized as the official marathon of the city of Dallas. Since naming a primary beneficiary in 1997, the Dallas Marathon has donated more than $3.8 million to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. For more information, visit

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