BMW Dallas Marathon Announces Partnership with Chipotle for 2017 Events
The 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and SMU Cox School of Business Relay announced today a partnership with Chipotle Mexican Grill that will bring their delicious food made from real ingredients to all Social 5K runs throughout the fall. The partnership will also include a fundraising event for Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children at Dallas/Fort Worth Chipotle locations on Tuesday, November 14.
"Chipotle is such a community-minded organization, and we are happy to be welcoming them back as a partner," said Paul Lambert, President of the BMW Dallas Marathon. "We are grateful for Chipotle's generosity to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, and I know their presence at our Social 5Ks this fall will make for a fun and filling race environment."
As a partner, Chipotle Mexican Grill will be offering food to the first 500 participants who sign up for the BMW Dallas Marathon Social 5Ks. Each race is hosted by area BMW centers will be held throughout North Texas, including:
- Thursday, September 28 at 7 p.m. - Meadowmere Lane (3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, TX 76051)
- Thursday, October 12 at 7 p.m. - Autobahn Social Run (2401 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107)
- Thursday, October 26 at 7 p.m. - BMW of Arlington Social Run (Viridian, 1200 Viridian Park Lane, Arlington, TX 76006)
- Thursday, November 2 at 7 p.m. - BMW of Dallas Social Run (Flag Poll Hill, 8015 Doran Cir, Dallas, TX 75201)
- Thursday, November 16 at 7 p.m. - Classic BMW Social Run (6800 Dallas Parkway, Plano, TX 75204)
Also, on Tuesday, November 14, Chipotle locations throughout Dallas/Fort Worth will donate 50 percent of purchases to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from those who mention the organization at check out. Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is the primary beneficiary of the BMW Dallas Marathon - the BMW Dallas Marathon has donated more than $3.9 million to the hospital since 1997. This is the fourth year Chipotle has hosted a fundraising day for the organization.
The 47th running of the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon, and SMU Cox School of Business Relay will take place on Sunday, December 10, 2017. The first of five BMW Dallas Marathon Social 5Ks is in Plano, Texas on Thursday, September 14. Registration for the 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon, SMU Cox School of Business Relay, BMW Weekend Series and Social 5Ks is currently available. For additional information or to register as a participant or volunteer, visit bwmdallasmarathon.com.
About the BMW Dallas Marathon
The Dallas Marathon is a nonprofit organization with a focus on promoting health and physical fitness through running events and related activities. Dating back to 1971, the organization hosts year-round events culminating with Dallas' largest and Texas' longest running marathon: the BMW Dallas Marathon. Now in its 47th running, the marquee race attracts runners from across the globe and hundreds of thousands of spectators to Dallas' largest single-day sporting event. The BMW Dallas Marathon racecourse highlights iconic Dallas landmarks and is recognized as the official marathon of the city of Dallas. Since naming a primary beneficiary in 1997, the Dallas Marathon has donated more than $3.9 million to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. For more information, visit bmwdallasmarathon.com.