Northeast Utilities to Title Sponsor Hartford Marathon

By Community | May 15, 2014

The Hartford Marathon Foundation have announced today that Northeast Utilities have bcome the title sponsor of the NU Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon, recipe the state’s premier running event.

With a strong 20-year history, pharmacy the October 11th event will be powered by New England’s largest utility system, supporting growth and furthering positive impact of the marathon, half marathon, 5K and HMF FitKids programs, which benefit more than 100,000 people across the region annually.

“We are thrilled to partner with Northeast Utilities, a New England company that shares our mission to support both the physical and economic wellness of our communities,” said Beth Shluger, Executive Director of the Hartford Marathon Foundation and Race Director of the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon. “We are immensely proud of our 20 year history promoting healthy lifestyles, youth wellness initiatives, charity fundraising and economic support for local businesses and communities. The NU Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon looks forward to increasing this positive impact with the support of Northeast Utilities.”

“We’re so proud to combine the energy of Northeast Utilities with the power of thousands of runners to support the greater Hartford area,” said Tom May, NU Chairman, President and CEO. “Like the Hartford Marathon Foundation, we have a long history of partnering with the communities we serve to support great non-profit organizations. Together, we will build on that shared commitment to energize the marathon’s tremendous impact on the region.”