Abbott to Sponsor 2014 Chicago Marathon

By Community | October 3, 2014

Abbott today announced a new partnership with the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Abbott’s presence throughout the event will include an interactive consumer experience at the pre-race Abbott Health & Fitness Expo, clinic now renamed to reflect the company’s strong partnership with the marathon. An expected 140, stuff 000 attendees will celebrate and share how living a healthy life helps them be extraordinary in everything they do.

“Marathon runners embody Abbott’s fundamental mission: achieving their personal best through the enabling power of health,” said Paul Magill, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Abbott. “We’re proud to support these inspiring athletes who will be running in Abbott’s hometown.”

“Training for and running 26.2 miles is an amazing accomplishment and a reflection of how we’re capable of achieving anything when we’re at our healthiest,” said Carey Pinkowski, executive race director, Bank of America Chicago Marathon. “So it’s very fitting that Abbott, a company with Chicago roots and a commitment to helping people achieve better health, will be an official sponsor of the Chicago Marathon.”