Baptist Health to sponsor  Little Rock Half Marathon

For the 16th consecutive year, Baptist Health will serve as the presenting sponsor of the 2019 Little Rock Half Marathon.

The Little Rock Half Marathon, presented by Baptist Health, is part of the 17th Annual Little Rock Marathon Race Weekend, presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, to be held March 2 – 4 in Downtown Little Rock. It benefits Little Rock Parks & Recreation.

With more than 175 points of access and nine hospitals across the state, Baptist Health is Arkansas’ Leader in Healthcare and is committed to delivering “All Our Best” in health care to the people of Arkansas.

More than 14,000 participants and an estimated 30,000 spectators will descend on Central Arkansas for five road races and a two-day health and fitness expo.

“Strong partners are the foundation to the success of any event and we believe we have some of the very best,” said Geneva Lamm, co-executive director of the Little Rock Marathon. “We recognize the energy Baptist Health brings to our event through employee involvement as participants, volunteers and spectators.”

“Baptist Health has been the presenting sponsor of the Little Rock Half Marathon since its inception in 2004,” said Lamm. “Our continued relationship with Baptist Health speaks volumes about its strong commitment to promoting healthy lifestyles through distance running and walking.”

Race weekend includes the Little Rock Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Heifer International; the Little Rock Marathon, presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; the Little Rock Half Marathon, presented by Baptist Health; the Little Rock 10K; the Little Rock 5K and the Little Rockers Kids Marathon Final Mile, presented by the Hatcher Agency.

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