Running For A Reason 2nd Annual Treadmill Marathon to Commence Sunday, November 17th

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The 2nd Annual Treadmill Marathon is set to take place Sunday, November 17th in Los Angeles, CA where participants are running for recovery, resiliency and hope for a better life for all those affected by mental illness.  All proceeds will go to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Santa Monica Sports Club President Blake Dirickson will run an entire marathon on one treadmill. In 2012, Blake ran the FIRST annual #TreadmillMarathon after entertaining the idea of staging a marathon in a bar.

“Team Marathons” will also be running during the event in teams of 2-26 on additional treadmills stationed. The treadmills have been generously donated by Global Fitness, an international leader in the used fitness equipment market.

Hosted by Starstream Entertainment and Santa Monica Sports Club with special thanks to Hollywood Gym Rentals, the event will be held in the "nightclub" section of the bar and is open to the public. Guests will pay for food and drinks with a fully stocked bar, breakfast & lunch menu with all proceeds going to NAMI. Additionally, all NFL football games will be showing.

Who: Will Forte, Frankie Shaw, producer Kim Leadford (LIFE OF CRIME), producer Liz Destro (LIFE OF CRIME) and additional talent TBC

When: Sunday November 17, 2013 

Doors open at 10am. Runners start at 11am. Party goes until 4pm

Where: Busby’s East, 5364 Wilshire Blvd. (2 blocks West of La Brea) Los Angeles, CA 90036 

*Free parking in the lot directly behind Busby's

Additional details and information on the event can be found below:

http://www.nami.org/myNAMICause/Personal/TreadmillMarathon

 

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About The Santa Monica Sports Club

The Santa Monica Sports Club is a group of active professionals based in Santa Monica. They partner with local businesses to raise money for charity through athletic events.

 

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