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Rowbury, Webb To Appear At NYC Fundraiser

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Sep. 16, 2010

Event aimed at raising money for youth running programs.

Written by: David Monti
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Middle distance stars Shannon Rowbury and Alan Webb will appear at the New York Road Runners Young Professionals Committee Fall Happy Hour on Thursday, September 23, in New York City.  

Rowbury, the 2009 World Championships 1,500-meter bronze medalist, and Webb, the U.S. record holder for the mile, will meet and greet attendees, help give away merchandise, sign autographs and share stories about their careers.  Money raised will go to help the NYRR’s children’s running programs.

The event will be held at the Heartland Brewery, Fifth Avenue and 34th Street in Manhattan, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.  Tickets cost $35 in advance ($40 at the door) and cover unlimited beer, wine and burgers, plus a chance to meet the stars.

To purchase tickets, please go to this link: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/125535

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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