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Preparations being made for 7th annual Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon | Rural Radio Network

Preparations being made for 7th annual Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon

Preparations being made for 7th annual Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon
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Runners, organizers, and volunteers are already preparing for the 7th annual Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon, scheduled this year for Saturday September 29th.

At a mid-morning media conference, Platte Valley Companies CEO and President Hod Kosman says they are once again excited to be the title sponsor for one of the premier events in the North Platte Valley.

Kosman said, “This a tremendous event and really highlights so much about what is great about our community. …. the beauty, the volunteers, and the organization we bring to this event. Plus we also have the activity and the interacting of our own people with those around the country and the world. ”

500 runners of all ages participated in the Marathon, Half Marathon or 5K last year, and the event has raised nearly $300,000 for the WNCC Foundation and scholarships for those who otherwise would not be able to have a college education.

Jennifer Reisig has participated as a runner and volunteer but it will be the first marathon where she will be the point person as Foundation Executive Director, and she is excited about the responsibility.

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