Black Friday Discount Code!

Black Friday Discount Code!

November 26, 2019                                                    Contact: Mark Dill: 919-949-9263

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TOBACCO ROAD MARATHON ANNOUNCES BLACK FRIDAY DISCOUNT CODE

Cary, NC, November 26, 2019 – Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) today announced a $25 Black Friday discount code (ThanksTRM), good through December 3. The marathon, along with its companion half marathon, will take place March 15, 2020, on the tree-lined American Tobacco Trail for the tenth consecutive year.

“Black Friday has become a traditional and wonderful opportunity for consumers,” says TRM President, Founder, and 11-time Boston Marathon Qualifier Kazem Yahyapour. “Next year will be our tenth-anniversary race and so we wanted to make this year’s Black Friday extra special.”

Runners can take advantage of the Holiday discount by registering at the TRM Web site. More information and support for runners can be found through the TRM community on their Facebook page.

Cary’s flourishing community event reached and surpassed the million-dollar milestone for charitable gifting earlier this year. The cumulative total of funding now stands at $1,059,000 after just nine years and ten races. Most of those funds were derived from runner registration. All proceeds go to these charities: JDRF, Hope For The Warriors, the American Red Cross and the Rails to Trails Conservancy as well as Wake County Parks and Recreation.

The races will return to the Carolina pine-lined American Tobacco Trail with its flat, fast, granite-screen course in 2020. TRM qualifies up to 18 percent of competitors for the Boston Marathon and was named among the top nine best new marathons by Runner’s World Magazine.

TRM is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to charities by channeling the passions of the North Carolina Triangle area’s running community into a powerful force for good.

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Hurry To Save $ On 10th Anniversary TRM Race Registration

Hurry To Save $ On 10th Anniversary TRM Race Registration

Contact: Mark Dill: 919-949-9263
Kazem Yahyapour: 919-280-9737

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REGISTER NOW TO SAVE ON 10th ANNIVERSARY ALLSCRIPTS TOBACCO ROAD MARATHON RACE FEES

Cary, NC – Runners must act now to save $10 on registration for the 10th anniversary running of the annual Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) and the Altra Half Marathon, both presented by Inside-Out Sports. On September 1 prices of both the March 15, 2020 events will increase by $10 to $95 and $85 respectively. A schedule of incremental price increases is available at the TRM Web site. See a video capturing the excitement at the TRM YouTube Channel.

The 10th-anniversary races will return to the Carolina pine-lined American Tobacco Trail (ATT) with its flat, fast, granite-screen course. TRM qualifies 18 percent of competitors for the Boston Marathon and was named among the top nine best new marathons by Runner’s World Magazine.

“I am so grateful for our volunteers, our runners, and our board for building up an annual running event over the last ten years,” says TRM President, Founder and 11-time Boston Marathon Qualifier Kazem Yahyapour. “This year we eclipsed one million dollars in charity which has helped so many people. Our 10th anniversary proves the community in Cary and the surrounding areas have embraced us with a full heart.”

The USA Track & Field (USATF) certified full and half marathon courses follow the same path for two miles then diverge as full marathon runners head north and those in the half turn south on the ATT. The first two and last two miles of the courses are on paved roads – the rest are on the ATT. The runners will start from the USA Baseball & Thomas Brooks Park in Cary. The course is devoid of hills and the average high temperature for the date (51 degrees Fahrenheit) delivers an ideal performance environment.

TRM events are about people helping people. In 2019 TRM burst through the million-dollar ($1,000,000) milestone in charity over just nine years.  All proceeds go to these charities: JDRF, Hope For The Warriors, the American Red Cross and the Rails to Trails Conservancy as well as Wake County Parks and Recreation.

TRM is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to charities by channeling the passions of the North Carolina Triangle area’s running community into a powerful force for good.

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TRM Eclipses $1M In Charitable Giving

TRM Eclipses $1M In Charitable Giving

April 9, 2019                                                  Contacts:  Mark Dill: 919-949-9263, Kazem Yahyapour: 919-280-9737

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARY’S MARATHON REACHES MILLION-DOLLAR CHARITY GOAL
Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon And Altra Half Reach $1,059,000 In Giving

Cary, NC, April 9, 2019 – The real winners of the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) and Altra Tobacco Road Half Marathon were the charities supported by Cary’s flourishing community event as the million-dollar milestone for charitable gifting was exceeded. Today the TRM board of directors confirmed that a record year of $143,000 in contributions was achieved. The cumulative total of funding now stands at $1,059,000 after just nine years and ten races.

The money was derived through race registrations and the support of sponsors such as Allscripts, Altra, and presenting sponsor InsideOut Sports. Some 4,000 runners tackled the fast, flat American Tobacco Trail course on March 17 for a challenge that has grown both in size and national stature as ideal for those wishing to qualify for the elite Boston Marathon. The primary charities supported by North Carolina’s largest marathon are JDRF, Hope For The Warriors, the American Red Cross and the Rails to Trails Conservancy as well as Wake County Parks and Recreation.

“I am so proud of all our race volunteers and board members who donate their time,” said Tobacco Road Marathon President and Founder Kazem Yahyapour. “We simply could not achieve our goals without them, our sponsors, and, of course, our runners. Our sponsors are delighted as well as our charities. Our board is already looking ahead to the tenth-anniversary event in 2020.”

“As someone who meets with families that are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it breaks my heart,” said Chris LaTurno, JDRF executive director Triangle/Eastern NC Chapter.   “Know that when everyone involved supports us as continually as you have, hope is provided to those families because they know they are not alone.  They have everyone affiliated with the Tobacco Road Marathon fighting for them.”

The Tobacco Road Marathon Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to charities by channeling the passions of the North Carolina Triangle area’s running community into a powerful force for good.

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December 13, 2018                                           Contact: Mark Dill: 919-949-9263

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

RUNNERS CAN SAVE MONEY, HELP CHARITY, STAY FIT IN 2019
Tobacco Road Marathon New Year’s Resolution Discount

Cary, NC – Runners must act now to save up to $20 on registration for the eighth running of the annual Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) and its companion half marathon. On January 1 prices of both the March 17, 2019 events will increase by $10 for the Marathon to $115, and by $5 for the Half at a price of $100. Also, TRM is offering a $10 New Year’s Resolution discount code to help its runners achieve their fitness goals.

“Helping others reach fitness goals is literally close to my heart,” says TRM President, Founder, and 11-time Boston Marathon Qualifier Kazem Yahyapour. “Seventeen years ago I was not exercising and suffered a heart attack. My doctor told me my life was in my hands. We know the New Year is the time people think about fitness goals and we want to help.”

To encourage people to take action TRM is offering the $10 discount code, NYR2019, which is valid now through January 7. The code applies to either the full or half marathon runs.

In addition to discounts, runners can take advantage of training tips at the TRM Web site. Further support can be found through the TRM community on their Facebook page.

TRM events are about people helping people. This year TRM will achieve an impressive milestone by exceeding $1,000,000 in charity over just nine years. All proceeds go to these charities: JDRF, Hope For The Warriors, the American Red Cross and the Rails to Trails Conservancy as well as Wake County Parks and Recreation. At the conclusion of the 2018 events, TRM had amassed $916,000 in charitable giving.

The races will return to the Carolina pine-lined American Tobacco Trail (ATT) with its flat, fast, granite-screen course in 2019. TRM qualifies up to 18 percent of competitors for the Boston Marathon and was named among the top nine best new marathons by Runner’s World Magazine.

TRM is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to charities by channeling the passions of the North Carolina Triangle area’s running community into a powerful force for good.

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Register Now For Best Prices On Million-Dollar Tobacco Road Marathon & Half!

Register Now For Best Prices On Million-Dollar Tobacco Road Marathon & Half!

NORTH CAROLINA’S MILLION-DOLLAR MARATHON
Early Bird Discount Ending For 2019 Tobacco Road Marathon Record-Setting Races

 Cary, NC (August 27, 2018) – The board of directors of the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) and the Feetures Half Marathon will end early bird registration prices on September 1 for their million-dollar milestone races set for March 17, 2019. Runners can save by signing up before then, and join the celebration to mark one million dollars in cumulative charitable giving. Primary beneficiaries are JDRF, American Red Cross, and Hope For The Warriors. Runners can register at the TRM Website.

“I am so grateful to all our hundreds of volunteers and runners who make this event possible and enable the support we can give our charities. We could not do it without them and our all-volunteer board,” said Tobacco Road Marathon President and Founder Kazem Yahyapour. “To think that we will reach more than a million dollars in just the tenth running of our races is an achievement of which we are very proud. We like to say, ‘Ten races. Nine years. One million dollars!”

Yahyapour and his board of directors announced at the conclusion of their 2018 event that the races had set a new record of charitable giving at $155,000 – a full $25,000 more than their record-setting year in 2017. They reached a cumulative total of $916,000 in 2018, putting the organization’s goal of $1,000,000 well within reach in 2019.

The marathon is the largest in North Carolina, and the only one in the Triangle area during the spring. The Half marathon will also be the only race of its kind in the Triangle during spring 2019. Among the charities receiving contributions from TRM are JDRF, American Red Cross, Hope For The Warriors, Wake County Parks and Recreation, Rex UNC Healthcare Foundation, the V Foundation, Rails to Trails, YMCA, the Food Bank of North Carolina and We Can So You Can.

“Every year I just couldn’t be more impressed with the unselfish dedication of Kazem and the board of directors, as well as the hundreds of volunteers,” said Barry Porter, American Red Cross regional CEO. “I attend many of their evening board meetings and see the workload they take on. There is no paid staff. These individuals volunteer passionately for months to host a great event and then gift the proceeds to needs in our community.”

“Aaron Kowalski, JDRF’s Chief Mission Officer, and I are so excited to be running in the tenth annual Tobacco Road Marathon on March 17th, 2019, along with other JDRF runners,” said Chris LaTurno, Executive Director, Triangle Eastern JDRF Chapter. “Even more exciting to us is the ongoing, valuable partnership that the entire JDRF organization has enjoyed and appreciated with this great marathon throughout past years. Each year, through the generosity of the marathon, type 1 diabetes families across the Triangle and the United States are impacted through their generous donations. It helps us fund research that we hope and pray will one day lead to a cure for type 1 diabetes. Congratulations to everyone at Tobacco Road Marathon on your first ten races, and more to come!”

The Tobacco Road Marathon Association is a non-profit organization dedicated with its sponsors to providing financial assistance to its partner charities by channeling the passions of the North Carolina Triangle area’s running community into a powerful force for good.

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