FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2015 CONTACT: Jess Cover jess@runvermont.org, 802.863.8412 RunVermont Seeks Nomination for Hall of Fame Inductees Burlington, Vermont (Nov 30, 2015) – RunVermont, in support of Vermont’s running community, is currently seeking nominations for the RunVermont Hall of Fame. Nominations will be due no later than 2/29/16 and the 2016 inductees will be honored during the many festivities of the People’s United Bank Vermont City Marathon Weekend; May 27, 2016 through May 29, 2016. The Hall of Fame now honors recipients in several categories: Charter Members – the original members from the Vermont City Marathon Hall of Fame who received recognition for participation is every edition of the race from its inception in 1989 until 1998. Legacy Members – those individuals whose contributions enabled the development of either the Vermont City Marathon and/or that of RunVermont. These members are appointed by the HOF Evaluation Committee. Runners of Distinction – those individuals, with a sustained running presence in Vermont, who’s running achievements and results place them in a performance category that separates them from their peers and contemporaries. Coaches – those individuals who have made sustained and recognizable contributions to the development of Vermont’s running communities, events and runners that distinguishes them from their peers and contemporaries. To submit a nomination, or to learn more about the qualifying criteria Click Here or call RunVermont at 802-863-8412.

RunVermont is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to the promotion of running as a life-long activity through complementary programs that celebrate the athletic spirit, are recognized nationally, and embrace the Vermont community. In addition to its premier Memorial Day weekend events; Peoples United Bank Vermont City Marathon and the MVP Health Care YAM Scram, RunVermont presents the FirstRun Burlington 5k each January, The Half Marathon Unplugged in April, Island Vines 10k in September, Ready, Set, Run spring and summer youth running programs as well as consulting, timing and race services support for other Vermont running events. ###