2013 Blue 5K/10K on the Runway

Feb 21, 2013 | General, Newsroom

February 21, 2013 – Registration for the 2013 Blue 5K/10K is open.  Click here to register.


March 6, 2013 – Piedmont Triad, NC – The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority will hold its fourth annual 5K on the Runway 8 a.m. June 8, with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) supporting the run as the name sponsor. This year, the event will include a 10K on the Runway. The official name of the run is the Blue 5K/10K on the Runway at PTI.

“The Airport Authority looks forward to this year’s run in support of cancer research,” said Authority Chairman Henry Isaacson. “We appreciate the community’s support in past years and the continuing support of our sponsors.”

The day’s events will benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is committed to playing an active role in promoting good health,” says Bynum Merritt, Business Market Consultant for the company.  “We’re proud to partner with the PTI Airport Authority in offering a truly unique experience through the Blue 5K/10K on the Runway.  It’s a great way for families – whether runners or not – to get out and get active.”

A one-mile walk and a Kid’s Dash will also be held this year after the 5K is completed and the 10K is underway.

The Airport Authority encourages additional sponsors to support the run. Corporate teams can sign up for the “Corporate Challenge” at www.ptirun.com.  Those wishing to sponsor the event should call Stephanie Freeman at 336.665.5644.

Individuals interested in participating in the 5K/10K may register online by visiting www.ptirun.com.  For more information call Stephanie Freeman at 336.665.5644.

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