21st Annual Marianne Talley Fun Run
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Mark your calendar for the 21st Annual Marianne Talley Fun Run: Sunday, June 1, 2014. Registration is now open on Active.com!
- Kids 1-Mile Run (13 & under)
- Adult Mile Walk (All mile participants will be entered into a drawing to win a bottle of wine!)
To all of the 2013 participants: Thank you for your support of the MTFR and helping us reach our participation goal which was just shy of 500 participants, an increase of over 200 people from the previous year! Tell a friend for next year’s run as our goal is 750 participants!
The Fun Run serves as the primary fundraiser for the Marianne Talley Scholarship Foundation. This non-profit organization was created in 1993 to fund scholarships for college bound athletes graduation from Arroyo Grande High School. The foundation grants three separate scholarships: The Marianne Talley, Oliver Talley and Don Talley Memorial Scholarships which have combined to award over $198,000 to 42 worthy young men and women.
Marianne was an avid athlete who competed in swimming, running, cycling and triathlon events most of her life. She was a member of the SLO Roadrunners Running and Triathlon Club, and competed in the Ironman Triathlon in 1992. She died suddenly on May 18, 1993 from complications associated with heart arrhythmia. The Fun Run was established as an annual fundraising event in 1994 and is dedicated to honoring Marianne’s memory and to her commitment to health, fitness and exercise.
We are always looking for businesses to help sponsor this event. Volunteers the day before and on race day are needed as well. Please contact Marian Fiorentino if interested.
MTFR Race Director
OUR 2014 SPONSORS