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Big Sur International Marathon Announces Grant Awards for 2005

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Franca Gargiulo

Director Media Relations

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franca.gargiulo@att.net

 

 

Big Sur International Marathon Announces Grant Awards for 2005

 

 

(Carmel, CA - October 3, 2005) -- The twentieth anniversary year has the Big Sur International Marathon distributing a record number of grants to area charities to the tune of over $180,000.

 

"This represents our largest dollar and group distribution to date," commented Hugo Ferlito, Chairman of the Board of the Directors. "We are absolutely delighted to be able to include so many different groups with this record increase in funds that have been raised from marathon weekend."

 

 

A reception honoring award recipients will be held at Rocky Point Restaurant in Big Sur on Tuesday evening, October 4.  For more information, contact the marathon office at 831-625-6226. The list of groups receiving grants is attached.