Marathon Consulting Sponsors 1st Annual "Walk/Run to Remember"
Marathon Consulting announced the results of the First Annual "Walk/Run to Remember" fundraising event. Marathon served as the Host Sponsor for the event, which raised over $4,400 in support of the Southeastern Virginia Alzheimer's Association.
The event was well supported by numerous community members, drawing over 130 participants and 40 volunteers. In addition to Marathon, IntraNexus served as the Silver sponsor and over 50 other organizations donated various goods and services to make the event a success.
Overall winners were:
Ms. Lizzie Cornell, a member of the Princess Anne High School Cross Country team, took the lead on both the organization and promotion of the event. Ms. Cornell commented that the event "allowed me to realize my dream of creating an event that will help people struggling with this devastating illness". She went on to say that she plans to repeat the event on an annual basis and, "the Hampton Roads community has shown how big our hearts are, even in these challenging economic times, by helping me to get this off the ground".
About the Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.