Robert Wagner to Host 24th Annual Saint John's Jimmy Stewart Relay Marathon at Griffith Park -- April 17
WHAT: Join host Robert Wagner, community leaders, runners and
spectators of all ages in celebrating the 24th Annual
Saint John's Jimmy Stewart Relay Marathon at Griffith
WHEN: Sunday, April 17, 2005
Media Check-in: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Relay Marathon: 8:00 a.m.
Media Invitational Relay Challenge: 10:30 a.m.
All media credentials will be available at the media tent
adjacent to the VIP/Sponsor compound on Sunday, April 17.
Please call Julie Watt at 310-656-4668 to obtain media
parking passes and event maps.
WHERE: Griffith Park
WHO: -- Marathon host Robert Wagner
-- Actors Faith Ford and Ted McGinley, stars of ABC
television's "Hope and Faith"
-- More than 10,000 participants including runners,
members of the media participating in the media
invitational relay challenge and spectators.
(Complete list of media participants follows)
WHY: All proceeds from the Marathon will benefit programs and
services at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica.
Since the first race in 1982, $8.5 million has been
DETAILS: One of the largest five-person relay marathons in the
United States, the Saint John's Jimmy Stewart Relay
Marathon is comprised of over 20 divisions, according to
age, gender and corporate/industry affiliation. Each
individual runs 5.2 miles before passing on the baton for
a total of 26 miles. The Relay Marathon has categories
for everyone including the Diaper Dash and the Kids
Races, as well as the second annual media invitational
Teams Entered in the Media Invitational Relay Challenge
-- KCAL/KCBS TV
-- FOX NEWS
-- KEARTH 101 RADIO
-- ACCESS HOLLYWOOD
-- KNBC TV
-- KVEA TV (TELEMUNDO)
-- LA SPORT AND FITNESS MAGAZINE
-- LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE
-- THE MALIBU TIMES
-- LA CITY TV
Julie Watt, 310-656-4668