AMICA INSURANCE SEATTLE MARATHON

 
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The Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon Recognized as Best Marathon in Washington State by RaceRaves 

Seattle, January 7, 2019– The results are in, and the Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon has been recognized by RaceRaves as the top marathon in Washington.

RaceRaves, the leading online race finder and reviews community for runners, recently announced the winners of its “Best Marathons in the U.S.” poll. The top race in each state was selected based on votes from thousands of runners across the country, along with reviews and ratings on RaceRaves.com. More than a laundry list, the handy "who's who" guide will help first-timers and seasoned marathoners alike build their all-star marathon wish list. 

Common themes among the winning events included exceptional production and on-course support, strong community involvement, and a scenic marathon course that showcases the beauty and attractions of the local region.

“This initiative was born out of our passion and commitment to help runners discover the best races across the country.” said RaceRaves Co-founder Mike Sohaskey. “We’re thrilled at the enthusiastic response from runners nationwide, and we congratulate each of these first-class events on this well-deserved recognition.”

The complete list of winning marathons by state is available on RaceRaves.com.


GENEVIEVE PADALECKI: HALF MARATHON RUN 01:45:20
VICKI COLLINS: HALF MARATHON RUN 01:13:54

CHARLIE CAPEN: FULL MARATHON RUN 02:50:46
MISHA COLLINS: FULL MARATHON RUN 04:42:46
JARED PADALECKI: FULL MARATHON RUN 04:33:44
JENSEN ACKLES: FULL MARATHON RUN 04:33:42
ADAM FERGUS: FULL MARATHON 04:42:45
JASON MANNS: FULL MARATHON 05:29:56
ROB BENEDICT: FULL MARATHON 05:29:56

RACHEL MINER: FIVE MILES 01:04:25, WATER STATION #4/11, CROSSED FINISH LINE AT 04:47:11


The Seattle Marathon Association is thrilled to partner with Random Acts and the cast of the CW’s Supernatural at this year’s event. Random Acts is a global, charitable organization founded by Supernatural television actor Misha Collins and dedicated to conquering the world, one random act of kindness at a time. From delivering flowers to a nursing home to delivering aid after a crisis, Random Acts’ supporters brighten the world and make a difference every day in hundreds of countries.

Random Acts’ largest annual fundraiser is Endure 4 Kindness, a weekend-long event that challenges supporters to endure an activity for a sustained period.

This year, Supernatural stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Rob Benedict, Rachel Miner, Adam Fergus and Jason Manns are banding together to support Endure 4 Kindness by running in the Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon to raise funds to alleviate childhood hunger in food insecure areas around the globe.

Additionally, Random Acts staff and supporters will be collecting non-perishable food bank donations at the Expo table on Saturday, November 24, for Move for Hunger.

BONUS: Anyone who donates a minimum of $10 to Random Acts, can email info@seattlemarathon.org for a discount on their marathon registration.

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NOW YOU CAN SUPPORT US WITH AMAZONSMILE
We are pleased to announce that the Seattle Marathon Association is now an officially designated charity partner of Amazon.com! 

As a 501-C3 nonprofit, we rely on the generous support of our sponsors and the community to carry out our mission to produce annual Seattle Marathon events, the quality of which are a credit to our sponsors and the communities we serve.

What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.

NOTE: When you select the Seattle Marathon Association as your designated charity, Amazon will sometimes list us as Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) because we are a designated charity organization member of RRCA. Rest assured that your donations will go directly to the Seattle Marathon Association and not to the RRCA.


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