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Athletics: BellStores Partners With Pro Football Hall Of Fame Marathon As Presenting Sponsor

runnersweb.com, March 19, 2015

CANTON, Ohio – BellStores has partnered with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon as the Presenting Sponsor in a multi-year agreement beginning with the 2015 marathon, half marathon, and team relay scheduled for Sunday April 26th, 2015.

"BellStores is focused on providing outstanding customer service through best-in-class facilities, which reflects the marathon’s commitment to creating an outstanding experience for each and every participant," said Brian Burrow, BellStores president.

BellStores is partnered with Ohio-based Marathon Petroleum and is committed to offering the highest quality fuels, coffee, fountain drinks, snacks, and on-the-go meal options. As the presenting sponsor, BellStores logos will be placed on all race weekend materials, including race bibs, the race guide, radio advertising and more. Its branded vehicle, the "BellBug," will also be the lead race vehicle.

"BellStores provides a service to the Canton-area community throughout the year," said Jim Chaney, race director. "At the Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon, this continues to be a key focus for us as well. This is a valuable partnership that we’re looking to continue long-term."

Race weekend begins on Friday April 24th with the Subway Health & Fitness Expo. On Saturday April 25th the Gold Jacket 5K will take place at 8 a.m. while the Subway Health & Fitness Expo continues from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. A variety of programming will be held at the Pro Football Hall of Fame throughout the day as well.

On Sunday April 26th, the main events will take place as the Marathon, Half Marathon and new Team Relay kick-off at 7 a.m.

Participants are encouraged to register early at HOFMarathon.com.

About The Pro Football Hall Of Fame Marathon

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon was established to create and sustain a nationally recognized event that builds upon the brand recognition of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton Ohio, provides a high touch personalized running experience for its participants and benefits the community at large.

About Bellstores

BellStores, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Campbell Oil Company. Locations include Marathon branded gasoline, convenience stores, car washes, and food service operations (Dairy Queen, Subway, Domino’s Pizza). BellStores currently operates 53 convenience stores and 21 food service stores within 13 counties. Campbell Oil and BellStores employ over 850 staff members throughout the state of Ohio.

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