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.
Title Sponsor: Seattle Children’s Kids Marathon 2013
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.
Official Medical Coverage Sponsor
University of Washington Medical Center
With a mission to improve the health of the public, UW Medicine provides primary and specialty care to patients throughout the Pacific Northwest, trains medical professionals and scientists, and conducts biomedical and health services research. Our system includes Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.
Every year, our four hospitals manage more than 64,000 patient admissions and nearly 1.6 million outpatient and emergency visits. Our teams of faculty and staff provide everything from primary care, sports medicine care and cardiology to high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, organ transplantation, oncology and the neurosciences. UW Medicine’s 2,300 employed faculty and more than 4,600 volunteer and part-time clinical faculty include three living Nobel Laureates, 32 members of the National Academy of Sciences and 33 members of the Institute of Medicine.
U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked UW Medicine facilities and programs among the best nationally and regionally. UW Medicine faculty are second in the nation in research funding from the National Institutes of Health.
UW Medicine is affiliated with Seattle Children’s, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the Veteran’s Affairs Healthcare System in Seattle, and the Boise VA Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. We share in the ownership and governance of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Children’s University Medical Group. Visit uwmedicine.org for details.
Official Athletic Apparel & Footwear Sponsor
Building great shoes since 1898, Saucony is excited to be the official Footwear and Apparel Sponsor of the Seattle Marathon. At Saucony, we exist for runners. Runners inspire us, bring us new ideas, force us to be better. They drive our design and engineering. They keep us competitive. They keep us hungry. They keep us honest. Whether it’s in a conference room or out on a lunchtime run, we’re constantly talking about and arguing about our sport, runners and the products that fuel them. We love our products and we run in everything we make. This focus and passion fuels us as we strive to create the best running shoes and apparel on the planet. We leave work each day knowing we’ve done everything to make runners’ lives just a little bit better.
At Saucony, a good day is when we get to run. A great day is when we inspire someone else to run.
TalkingRain, a Northwest Original, has been creating great tasting, refreshing, zero calorie beverages including Sparkling ICE for 26 years. TalkingRain is committed to helping communities and is proud to be a supporter of the Seattle Marathon since 2004. We congratulate all the 2013 participants!
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.
Gatorade has shaken things up and introduced a new symbol for the brand—“G” represents the heart, hustle and soul of a run. From breaking that first sweat during training to crossing the finish line of a race, Gatorade G Series Pro Endurance Formula will be there for every step, helping Amica Seattle Marathon runners experience their “G” moment and perform at their best. G Series Pro Endurance Formula, a specialized sports drink with approximately twice the sodium (200 mg) of Gatorade(r) Thirst Quencher and the same carbohydrate energy to fuel working muscles, will be served on course to keep runners properly hydrated and fueled.
Founded in 1976, Seattle Weekly has been the premiere source for entertainment, culture, and narrative journalism for more than 3 decades. While maintaining its roots as a free weekly newspaper, Seattle Weekly has become a daily presence on seattleweekly.com providing real-time news and analysis from the city, as well as comprehensive coverage of the local food and music communities.
Honey Bucket is again pleased to provide clean, portable rest rooms for the Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon 2013. 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.
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.
Radio Disney AM 1250 is the number one destination for moms, families and tweens on the radio! Radio Disney AM 1250 in Seattle is a 24/7 family-friendly station. Radio Disney AM 1250: your music, your way.
MarathonFoto is the established leader in race photography with three decades of experience—over 8 million participants and 3250 races photographed. View and order photos at www.marathonfoto.com.
Planning a trip? Please visit our website, visitseattle.org, for useful information on things to see and do, places to eat, shop and stay, and helpful advice on how to plan your perfect getaway to Seattle. Visit Seattle is a non-profit economic development agency responsible for marketing the Seattle area as a destination for individual travelers, conventions, and tour groups.
Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run of Puget Sound is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Since 2002, GOTRPS has operated an after-school prevention program for 3rd through 5th grade girls throughout Puget Sound.
Super Jock‘n Jill
Super Jock ‘n Jill’s goal is to help every customer make the best buying decision to suit their personal fitness needs. At Super Jock ‘n Jill we want to keep you healthy! Since 1975 it has been our pleasure to support Northwest runners and walkers with the best shoes and clothing available, and by sponsoring camps, clinics, races and training groups around Puget Sound. Super Jock ‘n Jill is located near Greenlake in Seattle Washington.
On The Run Events
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!