KIDS MARATHON SPONSORS

SEATTLE CHILDREN'S KIDS MARATHON

The Seattle Marathon Association would like to thank all of our new and returning sponsors for the Seattle Children's Kids Marathon. Without their support, we could not provide our participants the same level of service we have provided in the past years. Please return the favor, and support the sponsors below by using their products and services.


SEATTLE CHILDREN'S:
TITLE SPONSOR FOR SEATTLE CHILDREN'S KIDS MARATHON

Seattle Children’s delivers superior patient care, advances new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical referral center for the largest landmass of any children’s hospital in the country (Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho). Consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s is comprised of Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle Children’s Research Institute and Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation. Children’s is internationally recognized for advancing discoveries in cancer, genetics, immunology, pathology, infectious disease, injury prevention and bioethics. Children’s also serves as the premier clinical, research and teaching site for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. For more information visit www.seattlechildrens.org.


UW MEDICINE:
OFFICIAL MEDICAL COVERAGE SPONSOR FOR THE AMICA INSURANCE SEATTLE MARATHON

Ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, UW Medicine is a vital member of the Pacific Northwest community. Since opening its doors in 1959, it has been the center of leading-edge research and patient care in the region. From delivering new babies, to transplanting healthy organs, and providing the very latest cardiac care, our expert UW Medicine physicians save lives with compassion, dedication, and state-of-the-art medical technology.

Medical breakthroughs performed at UW Medicine include the world's first long-term kidney dialysis, the world's first multidisciplinary pain center, the Northwest's first heart transplant and total knee transplant, advances in ultrasound diagnostics, and protocols for measuring heart function during exercise. In addition, the medical center is a partner with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children's, and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, working toward finding cures and providing life-saving treatments for cancer.

Located on the University of Washington campus, at 1959 N.E. Pacific Street, UW Medicine is a nationally recognized academic medical center for the UW School of Medicine, which ranked as the top medical school for 13 consecutive years by U.S. News and World Report in training primary-care physicians.

For more info, please visit the UW Medicine website.

    Medical Director: Dr. Mark Harrast

    Medical Director: Dr. Mark Harrast


TALKING RAIN:
OFFICIAL WATER SPONSOR FOR THE AMICA INSURANCE SEATTLE MARATHON 2015

ABOUT TALKING RAIN

Founded in 1987 in Preston, Washington, Talking Rain Beverage Company is an industry leader when it comes to creating and promoting brands using innovative ingredients and ideas.

Our innovative thinking carries over into the Sparkling ICE® beverage line, as we continue to devote extensive time in research and development to perfect the brand experience. Bold taste and bold refreshment have made Sparkling ICE flavored water one of the fastest-growing non-alcoholic beverages in the country, and we were recently honored as Beverage World’s 2014 Liquid Refreshment Company of the Year.

Talking Rain has been committed to giving back to the community and partnering with cause-related organizations since we first opened our doors in 1987 — supporting hundreds of nonprofits across the country.

For more information, please visit the Talking Rain website.


PCC NATURAL MARKETS

Everyone is welcome to shop at PCC Natural Markets, a member-owned cooperative. You'll find fresh, local and organic produce, quality meats, sustainable seafood and so much more at our ten Seattle-area locations. We look forward to helping you taste the season! Visit our website at http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/

PCC is making it easier for kids to eat healthy by introducing them to fresh, nutritious foods that taste great.

At PCC we're committed to helping parents and schools provide healthier meal options for children. Our PCC Healthy Kids initiative is designed to teach healthy habits and improve the diets of local kids through our PCC Kid Picks program, family nutrition classes and other events held throughout the year.

We've teamed up with Seattle-area schools and increased the number of Kid Picks taste-testing events held at elementary schools, with a greater emphasis on fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and dairy. A product-sampling program, PCC Kid Picks allows kids to discover for themselves that natural and organic foods taste great.


KELCEMA AUDIO

KELCEMA AUDIO is proud to return once again to provide all of the sound system needs for the 2015 Seattle Children's Kids Marathon and the 2015 Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon and Half Marathon. Serving the entire Pacific Northwest and West Coast since 2001, Kelcema Audio is a premiere provider of sound systems and production management for events of all sizes. This year, they included Tulalip Resort and Casino, the Seattle Children's Hospital Fundraising Gala and Microsoft's Windows 10 Launch Event among their events, and Kelcema enjoys wrapping up their year working with us to ensure a great sounding Seattle Marathon! Contact them on 888-535-2362 (888-KELCEMA) for any event production needs!

Gentle Giant Moving Company is an award winning moving company with more than 30 years of experience offering the highest quality moving, storage facilities, and packing for moving. Our team of more than 200 competent, caring movers and moving specialists provide professional moving services to more than 10,000 customers each year. Whether moving a large home across the country, or simply moving a studio apartment a few blocks, our highly trained employees are equipped to complete the move safely and efficiently, eliminating the stress from an otherwise challenging task.

The Gatorade Endurance line of products is an elite line of sports nutrition products from Gatorade for endurance athletes who have specific fueling needs. Grounded in years of hydration and sports nutrition research conducted by the Gatorade Sports Science Institute, the Gatorade Endurance line of products help deliver fluids and nutrients endurance athletes need for a training session or race.
 
Gatorade Endurance is proud to be an Official Sponsor of the Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon .Available at all aid stations on course, Gatorade Endurance Formula is a specialized sports drink with nearly twice the sodium and more than three times the potassium of Gatorade Thirst Quencher to help sustain hydration, maintain proper fluid balance and replace key electrolytes lost in sweat during training and racing.

Honey Bucket is again pleased to provide clean, portable rest rooms for the Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon 2015. Honey Bucket can meet any portable sanitation needs for special events, construction or agriculture. Call us at 800.444.2371.

Heritage Bank has been creating financial solutions for the needs of our neighbors since 1927. We are known as the “quality bank” because our staff works together as a team, focused on building lasting relationships to help customers reach their financial goals. We are dedicated to exceeding customers’ expectations. Combine this with a devoted focus on giving back to the communities through contributions and staff volunteer efforts, and you have exactly what customers and communities deserve from their local bank.

At Heritage Bank, you’ll receive the personal attention you deserve.
YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR VISION.

The Westin Seattle is located in downtown Seattle and has proudly served as our race headquarters hotel for the past 17 years. Recharge in one of their 891-smoke free rooms designed to provide the ultimate in tranquility and comfort. The Westin Seattle’s quality accommodations, expert food preparation and service, spectacular views of the city and knowledgeable, courteous staff contribute immeasurably to the success of our event.

As the world’s largest producer and marketer of high quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables and with a growing line of packaged and frozen foods, the DOLE brand is synonymous with high quality standards and satisfaction. Dole has earned this reputation over the last 154 years thanks to its unwavering commitment to fulfill its customers’ needs and consumers’ expectations in the critical areas of quality assurance, food safety, traceability, environmental responsibility and social accountability.

Ontherunevents.com has been serving the running community with online information since 1995. Site visitors can search our extensive calendar for runs, walks andmulti-sport events. You can register for events online, find a running club or chat with other runners. Visitors can find tips on training, look up race results, view event photos and find great online deals on running gear. So fire up your browser and pack a lunch, you could be there awhile!

Bradley Kirschner, CPA is the accounting firm for the Seattle Marathon Association and a twelfth year sponsor. We wish to thank him for all his support and hope you will contact the firm at 206.378.1886 for all your accounting needs.

MarathonFoto is the Official Photographer of the Seattle Marathon 10K Race. Be sure to smile for their cameras as you run or walk along the race course!  MarathonFoto will photograph you multiple times throughout the race course as well as before and after the race.  Smile when you see their photographers in the bright yellow vests and make sure your bib number is clearly centered and visible so they will be able to identify you.  MarathonFoto will also be at the finish line area taking photos to help you celebrate your accomplishment.  View and order your photos within 1 to 3 days after the race at www.marathonfoto.com.