Veterans In Need Project at Airforce Marathon

Posted September 16, 2013

Veterans In Need Project at Airforce Marathon

Up and Running Fitness Store Supports Veterans In Need at The Airforce Marathon
All veterans, members of the military, runners, walkers, fitness enthusiasts, friends and families are invited to participate in charity promotion.

Dayton, OH — September 16, 2013 – 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 specially marked Balega socks 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 special edition socks are inscribed with the phrase “We support our men and women in uniform”.
Susie Stein, Owner of Up and Running, stated, “U.S. veterans and their families have made incredible sacrifices for our country. Up and Running is thrilled to express our support and appreciation for the men and women who are serving or have served in the armed forces. By supporting Veterans In Need with Balega, we are taking steps 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 19th from 11-7pm
Friday, September 20th 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, Ohio, 6123 Far Hills Avenue.
Supporting Resources
Balega is a proud American/South African high performance sock company that specializes in the independent run specialty market.  Balega is about Performance, Excellence, Harmony, Creativity and Community.  Through the Lesedi Project Balega is able to contribute to Veterans In Need.

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

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