EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Marathon will host the United States Corporate Athletic Association’s (USCAA) 34th annual Corporate Marathon Championships on Sunday, April 28 as part of the 2019 Eugene Marathon Weekend. USCAA will also contest their 9th annual Half Marathon Championship and their second annual 5k Championship in conjunction with the Eugene Marathon Weekend.
“Our runners are thrilled to be part of the Eugene Marathon and look forward to experiencing the history and tradition of Track Town USA,” said Lou Putnam, USCAA Vice President and AT&T Team Captain. “Racing in Eugene is a bucket-list experience and we’re excited to partner with the Eugene Marathon to facilitate a great championship for all the companies involved. This event will be a great opportunity for companies to gain exposure, build relationships and have a great time competing with each other.”
The United States Corporate Athletics Association was formed in 1985 to promote friendly corporate health and fitness competition through running by sponsoring Corporate Track and Field Championships, and later adding the Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k Championships. The USCAA is a not-for-profit organization and supports a variety of charities through corporate events.
“We’re very happy to host the USCAA Championships,” said Richard Maher, Eugene Marathon race director. “The USCAA Championships will bring high-profile companies to Eugene and we look forward to providing a first-class race experience.”
Each team can register an unlimited number of runners. The top four age graded finishers from each corporate marathon team are scored. All corporate runners are age and gender graded using the world masters scoring tables. The half marathon and 5k are scored the same way. Local, regional and national corporate teams are encouraged to participate as well as government agencies, military, schools and other organizations. Contact Denise Lawson, firstname.lastname@example.org, for additional information regarding program logistics.
The Eugene Marathon will celebrate it’s 13th year in 2019. With runners from all 50 states and beyond, the event is one of the premier West Coast marathons in the US.