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Former champion Meyer returning to run marathon

Courtesy of Napa Valley Register Michelle Meyer has a strong connection to the Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon. As a freshman at Stanford University in 2006, Meyer ran the Napa Valley Marathon as her first marathon. She finished it in 3 hours and 16 minutes. Her time qualified her to run the Boston Marathon the […]

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U.S. legends at Napa Valley Marathon in 2015

Courtesy of Napa Valley Register Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers and Don Kardong, who comprised the 1976 U.S. Olympic marathon team, will be special guests at the 2015 Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon. The 26.2-mile race from Calistoga to Napa, which is now in its 37th year, is on March 1, starting at 7 a.m. Runners […]

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Napa Valley Marathon Presents 1976 USA Olympic Marathon Team

Napa Valley Marathon Presents 1976 USA Olympic Marathon Team Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, and Don Kardong FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 3, 2014 Contact: Marita A. Dorenbecher (707) 944-1373, (707) 738-7672 maritadorenbecher@sbcglobal.net Download here (pdf)   37th KAISER PERMANENTE NAPA VALLEY MARATHON   The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon Presents 1976 USA Olympic Marathon Team Frank […]

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Napa Valley Marathon donates $50,000 to local causes

Courtesy of Napa Valley Register The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon contributed nearly $50,000 this year to support students and athletes who attend schools in the Napa Valley, send middle school students to camp and aid the Napa Valley Food Bank. Some $30,000 was donated directly to school clubs and groups who volunteered to help […]

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Marathon donates $10,000 to Napa County Food Bank

Courtesy of Napa Valley Register The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon is donating $10,000 to the Napa County Food Bank, which suffered damage in the August earthquake. “The Napa food bank warehouse was just about destroyed,” said co-event director and president Richard Benyo in announcing the donation. Drene Johnson, executive director of Community Action Napa […]

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Education & Advocacy

To help educate and remind all runners to run safe, the Road Runners Club of America is embarking on a yearlong, public-safety, awareness campaign starting with the launch of the Run Smart : Run Safe animated video developed by Space Chimp Media. This message is designed to remind both new and regular runners to be […]

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Flaherty and Kadavy Victorious

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Winitz Win-It!z Sports Public Relations Tel: (650) 948-0618 FLAHERTY AND KADAVY VICTORIOUS AT KAISER PERMANENTE NAPA VALLEY MARATHON NAPA, Calif. — March 2, 2014 — Matt Flaherty of Bloomington, Ind. and Jenny Kadavy of Concord, Calif. garnered big wins in competitive fields at today’s 36th Annual Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley […]

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