SPONSORS OF DELAWARE MARATHON
Discover Bank, a subsidiary of Discover Financial Services, is a leading national direct bank with a strong local Delaware presence that offers consumers a wide range of lending and savings products and services. Being the pioneer in cash rewards credit cards such as the Discover it Card, our expanded product line and new technologies are enabling consumers to enjoy the convenience and efficiency of online and mobile banking. Discover’s product line includes home mortgages, personal loans, private student loans, plus competitive savings deposit products – as well as our new Cashback Checking and home equity loan products.
Patterson Schwartz is Delaware’s largest independent REALTOR® with seven offices and over 350 full-time Sales Associates. We offer a full range of services including residential home sales, purchase and rental; relocation services and property management. Since our founding in 1961, we have been committed to providing superior guidance and service to our customers. Patterson-Schwartz Sales Associates offer you exceptional knowledge of market conditions and a commitment to represent you honestly and professionally. Contact us today at 302-234-5270 or visit us at www.pattersonschwartz.com.
Christiana Care Health System, which dates back to 1888, is one of the region’s largest not-for-profit health care providers, serving the people of Delaware as well as neighboring areas of Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. A teaching hospital, Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services, as well as Level-I trauma care and Level-3 neonatal intensive care (both highest intensity). Christiana Care operates two hospitals, transitional care services, preventive medicine and rehabilitation services, a network of primary care physician offices and an extensive range of outpatient and home health services. Christiana Care provided $25.2 million of charity care last year.
Michelob Ultra is a proud sponsor of many runs/walks in Delaware. NKS Distributors has kindly donated product to over 40 Races2Run events per year. These runs/walks all benefit local charities. NKS is proud to be the 8 Person Relay sponsor of this years’ Delaware Marathon Running Festival.
Horizon Services is the region’s largest and most well respected plumbing, heating, and air conditioning company, with over 700 employees serving tens of thousands of homeowners throughout Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central & Southern New Jersey, and Northeastern Maryland. After a quarter of a century in business, Horizons Services remains fully committed to setting the industry standard for customer service and installation, and focusing on things that are important to busy homeowners: respect for their time, their home and their property; up-front pricing, and an unconditional 100% money back guarantee. In 2009, Horizon Services, established Horizon Helps, a non-profit, community service oriented arm of the organization designed to assist, support, and raise awareness for charitable causes and community events throughout our region.
Anytime Fitness. Join the Right Club for You. Open 24 hours a day. One membership; thousands of locations, including 7 in northern Delaware. Affordable and fun. Fitness has never been so easy. For more information, call Kathy Norris at their 235 Governors Place, Bear DE location 302-834-2348. www.anytimefitness.com
Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington is strategically located along the I-95 corridor halfway between New York and Washington. Only 30 minutes from Philadelphia and one hour from Baltimore, Wilmington is home to more than 72,000 people of diverse backgrounds. Wilmington is often referred to as the “corporate capital of the world”, with most Fortune 500 companies calling Wilmington their corporate home. Outdoor enthusiasts appreciate Wilmington’s 552 acres of picturesque parklands, which include the Brandywine Zoo, jogging trails, a scenic Riverfront, and wooded picnic and recreation areas. The rich historic legacy of the DuPont Family can be experienced by visiting the Brandywine Valley’s internationally acclaimed Nemours Mansion and Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Hagley Museum, and Longwood Gardens.
The Delaware Running Company stores are located in One Greenville Crossing in Greenville, DE 19807 and 129 E. Main Street in Newark, DE 19711. Owned and operated by runners, the Delaware Running Company is committed to customer service, providing quality products and advice. Walkers and beginning runners receive the same encouragement and support as the competitive or ‘serious’ runner. We exist because you walk, run, and stay fit. Visit Mike Monagle and friends at (302) 655-SHOE (that’s 7463) or www.delawarerunning.com
Races2Run was established in December of 1976. A management, timing, and promotional company that works mostly with charities to help raise funds via sporting events. Check the website races2run.com or contact Wayne S. Kursh, President at 302-654-6400 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hy-Point Dairy was just a vision 75 years ago as John A. Meany and Elizabeth Spahn Meany made their way toward their new farm in 1919. Today, with our third generation leading Hy-Point and the fourth generation in the wings, we remain committed to deliver the highest quality products to each and every one of our customers. Whether its our wholesome dairy products, our orchard fresh juices, or our old fashioned ice cream, we stand behind our Hy-Point seal. It’s our family tradition!
1-800-PACK-RAT offers the best in storage and moving services with a patented lift system and all steel, weather-proof containers that can be delivered to customers’ homes or stored in our climate-controlled warehouse. Visit our website www.1800packrat.com/Delaware or call 1-800-PACK-RAT for more information.
Located in New Castle, Delaware, Hopkins and Sons, Inc. is a 4th generation, family owned and operated moving company. Offering customized packing, relocation, and storage services to local homeowners, realtors, and small businesses. Hopkins and Sons, Inc. prides themselves on providing every customer with quality service on every move. Reach them at 302-414-0770 or www.hopkinsandsons.com
Since 1986… East Coast’s leading wine merchant with an unrivaled selection of top-rated, hard-to-find, cult-status wines for special occasions and cellaring… as well as value-oriented top quality everyday wine for your table and kicking back with friends! Wine of the Month Club, Wine Dinners & Events, In-shop Tastings, Weekly eWine of the Week Newsletter, @Home Tastings, Cellaring & Storage Solutions, Wedding & Corporate Beverage Planning, Charity Events, FranksWine.com Marathon Team… Wine, it’s what’s we’re all about! LIKE us on Facebook!
We’d also like to thank our other sponsors, without whom this would not be possible:
- City of Wilmington Mayors Office
- Shop Rite Christiana Crossing Store
- City of Wilmington Parks and Recreation
- NKS Distributors
- City of Wilmington Police Department
- Canada Dry & Vitamin Water
- New Castle County Emergency Services
- Michelob Ultra
- Riverfront Development Corporation
- Seasons Pizza
- Wilmington Visitors & Convention Bureau
- 2 Fat Guys Catering
- Christiana Care Transportation Department
- Herr Snacks
- Ken Shelton Sports Photography
- Kool Beans, Etc.
- Enterprise Flasher Group
- Riverfront Market & Harry’s Seafood Grill
- Diamond State Party Rentals
- AMTA – Sports Massage Team
- Crown Trophy
- Waste Management
- Sheraton Suites Hotel
- Courtyard by Marriott
- Delmarva Communications
- A Royal Flush
- Double Tree Hotel
- Rhonda Bowman Photography
- Quality Inn & Suites-Brandywine
- News Journal & SPARK Magazine
- Clarion Inn- The Belle
- Runners Gazette
- Colonial Parking
- Red Sun Custom Apparel
- Penny Peterson Graphics
- Delaware Express Shuttle
- Aztec Printing
- Pettinaro Corporation
- Fast Signs
- NOVA Timing Systems