Running Strong, Neighbors Emergency Center Port Arthur Sponsors “Neighbors Emergency Center Pleasure Island Bridge Half Marathon, 10K”
HOUSTON, Texas, November 1, 2016 – Ready, set, RUN! Neighbors Emergency Center Port Arthur is the proud sponsor of the 2016 “Neighbors Emergency Center Pleasure Island Bridge Half Marathon and 10K” on Saturday, November 5. The race begins at 7:30 a.m.
This major event draws thousands of participants from Southeast Texas. Registration is still open this week and volunteers are also needed. Participants that registered early will have a custom racing bib and can pick it up in their race packet on Friday, November 4 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Port Arthur.
Port Arthur’s Pleasure Island, an 18.5-mile-long man-made body of land, extends from the mouth of the Neches River on the northwest to the Sabine Causeway on the southeast and is surrounded by Sabine Lake and the Sabine Neches Intracoastal Waterway. Half Marathon and 10K participants will take on the challenge of the MLK Jr. Bridge at 5,032 feet in length and 138 feet above the Sabine-Neches Canal.
Neighbors Port Arthur supports this important community event in the fight against obesity. This family-friendly activity will offer different distances for race entrants to participate in.
In addition to being the named race sponsor, Neighbors Emergency Center Port Arthur will also have a booth at the race and will be the unofficial race day photographers. Everyone is invited to stop by the Neighbors booth to have a picture taken after the race.
Race participants at the Neighbors booth will be entered in a raffle for exciting items including a Yeti Cooler and a FitBit for all race participants that wear their official race shirt during the run.
Neighbors Emergency Center Port Arthur is located at 3330 Hwy. 365, Port Arthur, TX 77642. This sponsorship is a direct link with Neighbors’ company values of having a genuine, compassionate heart; a creative spark; having a friendly and welcoming smile; and being a loyal and trusted partner in our communities.