Sanford Health named title sponsor of the Sioux Falls Marathon
February 28, 2018 at 11:20 AM
The Sioux Falls Sports Authority is excited to announce Sanford Health as the official title sponsor of the Sioux Falls Marathon. The 2018 Sioux Falls Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 10K Team Challenge and Miracle 5K will be held Sunday, Sept. 9.
“Sanford Health has been a long-standing supporter of the Sioux Falls Marathon and we are thrilled to continue the partnership,” Sioux Falls Marathon Race Director Tim Evans said. “Sanford Health is committed to the wellness of our community and we are looking forward to growing the relationship and offering runners a memorable experience when they come to Sioux Falls to run one of our races.”
The 2018 Sioux Falls Marathon will feature a marathon, half marathon, and new in 2018 a 10K and 10K Team Challenge, as well as the Miracle 5K. In 2017, the Sioux Falls Marathon saw a record number of registrants for the second consecutive year with over 3,000 runners. The growth of the race has allowed the Sioux Falls Marathon to grow its partnership with Sanford Children’s Hospital/Miracle Network. Miracle 5K participants and the running community helped raise over $28,000 last year towards CMN, impacting many lives in the community.
Registration for the 2018 Sioux Falls Marathon is open at www.siouxfallsmarathon.com.
Sioux Falls Sports Authority
The Sioux Falls Sports Authority was formed in 2006 by community leaders to recruit major sporting events to the Sioux Falls area. The organization has hosted the Summit League Basketball Championships since 2009, the Sioux Falls Marathon since 2010 and various NCAA Championships. For more information, visit www.sfsportsauthority.org.
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health is one of the largest health care systems in the nation, with 44 hospitals and nearly 300 clinics in nine states and four countries. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and serving the Upper Midwest, with nearly 1,400 physicians, Sanford Health is dedicated to several initiatives, including global children’s clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases. Sanford Health has 28,000 employees, making it the largest employer in the Dakotas. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford over the past decade have transformed how Sanford Health can improve the human condition. For information, visit sanfordhealth.org.