Olympic Runner Gabriela Trana to Race in Savannah’s Milestone Half Marathon

Olympic Runner Gabriela Trana to Race in Savannah’s Milestone Half Marathon

(SAVANNAH, GA) Endurance Race Services is pleased to announce that Gabriela Trana will be participating in the Milestone Half Marathon as she trains for her next professional race. The Milestone Half Marathon and 10k will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 at West Chatham Middle School, located at 800 Pine Barren Rd, Pooler, Ga. This training event, created to give our local runners an opportunity to check their progress in preparing for the Savannah Rock and Roll Marathon, will be benefiting local High School Youth Sports programs, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the FCA Endurance organization.

Trana has represented Costa Rica in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics including being the flag bearer during the opening ceremony. She has competed on the international stage since 1994 and was the 2013 marathon winner at the Central American Games. This year, she ran a 1:19 half marathon at the World Half Marathon Championships in Denmark placing 75th in the world.

The Milestone Half Marathon and 10k is a low stress environment for runners to set a new distance or time record. The race is intended to provide motivation to train for the longer distance and it is the only Half Marathon in the region at this time.

Runners will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30. Registration is $35 for the 10k race, and $50 for the half marathon. There is a no fear registration policy allowing runners to cancel any time for any reason for 100% refunds. For more information about the Milestone Half Marathon and 10k, visit https://www.facebook.com/SavannahMilestone. To register for the race, visit http://www.savannahraces.com

Savannah’s home for 5k, 10k, Half Marathons and The Big Nasty Mud Run. ERS provides race hosting and managing services for local charities. ERS is Christian organization committed to family friendly events, strictly positive and on a mission to Run a Race, Make and Impact. For more information about Endurance Race Services, visit www.savannahraces.com

Dan Pavlin

Media Contact:
Marjorie Young
Carriage Trade PR, Inc.


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