Veterans in Need at Air Force Marathon

Posted September 17, 2014

Veterans in Need at Air Force Marathon

Dayton, September 16, 2014 – Up and Running, the premier fitness shoe and apparel store in Dayton, Ohio, today announced a special charity promotion with sock manufacturer Balega at the Air Force Marathon to support the Veterans in Need Project. A portion of all sales of the specially marked Balega socks at Up and Running will be donated to Veterans in Need/Lesedi Project, which strives to bring hope and assistance to those who have sacrificed for the United States.  The socks are specially inscribed with the phrase “We support our men and women in uniform”.
“No one knows sacrifice more than the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces,” said Susie Stein, Owner of Up and Running. “Balega’s Veteran’s in Need project is a great way to honor U.S. veterans and thank them for their dedication and service to our country.  Up and Running is excited to be a part of this effort and show our support to help enrich the lives of our country’s veterans.”
This special promotion will be available to the public at the Up and Running booth at the Air Force Marathon Expo:
Thursday, September 18th from 11-7pm
Friday, September 19th from 10-8pm
Wright State University’s Nutter Center
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway 
Dayton, OH 45435
In addition, the socks will be available at the Up and Running store in Dayton & Troy, Ohio.  6123 Far Hills Avenue. & 12 South Market St.
Supporting Resources
Balega is a proud American/South African high performance sock company that specializes in the independent run specialty market.  They are about Performance, Excellence, Harmony, Creativity and Community.  Through the Lesidi Project we are able to contribute to Veterans In Need.

Up and Running in Dayton, Ohio is the premier run specialty retailer in the Dayton, Ohio area.  Our experienced staff is trained to focus on the customer and we pride ourselves in helping our clients not only find the highest quality products for their needs but to offer support for their next race or adventure.

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