35th Annual Dana Point Turkey Trot Announces Newest Sponsors for 2012 Thanksgiving Day Run

Top Quote Aviir Diagnostic Laboratories and The Greek Gods® Brand Greek-Style Yogurt Among the Leading Sponsors of the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce Event. End Quote
  • Orange County, CA (1888PressRelease) October 12, 2012 - With race day only weeks away, organizers of one of America's best and largest Thanksgiving Day runs, the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce the latest sponsors of the 2012 Dana Point Turkey Trot:

    • Health and Wellness Sponsor: Aviir Diagnostic Laboratories - Aviir Inc. assists in the risk assessment and management of cardiovascular disease by delivering innovative laboratory testing services. www.aviir.com
    • Corporate Sponsor: The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt - The Greek Gods brand Greek-style yogurt is gluten-free and contains live and active cultures. Plus, The Greek Gods brand Greek-Style Yogurt is made with milk from cows that are not treated with growth hormones. www.greekgodsyogurt.com
    • Partner Sponsor: The City of Dana Point - Dana Point is situated on the beautiful Southern California coast, halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles. It prides itself on nearly seven miles of coastal bluffs and rolling hills along the Pacific Ocean with its charming beaches and wild surfs. The City of Dana Point encourages community involvement and is committed to develop and ensure the highest possible quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors. www.danapoint.org
    • Media Sponsor: 100.3FM The Sound - an adult, album, alternative format radio station. Programming includes live listening, schedule and event information for LA and Orange County. www.thesoundla.com
    • Silver Sponsors:
    -Lantern Bay Plaza - a premiere Dana Point shopping center featuring standout merchants, located at the corner of Golden Lantern and Del Prado. www.lanternbayvillage.com
    -Salt Creek Grille - the restaurant's "Fresh (Reinvented)" direction combines a mix of flavors unique to its menu. Each recipe brings lighter, yet flavorful ingredients and an emphasis on local farms and products to the table, all the while staying true to the restaurant's Grille origin established in 1996. www.saltcreekgrille.com
    -South Coast Water District - whether it's drinking water, recycled water, or wastewater, it's H20, and South Coast Water District manages this vital resource for the public in an effective and comprehensive way as local government agency. The District's mission is to ensure reliable, adequate supplies of water for the Dana Point and South Laguna communities and the safe collection and treatment of wastewater. www.scwd.org
    • Bronze Sponsors:
    -The Toll Roads - The Toll Roads and TCA are committed to excellent customer service, improving mobility and preserving our quality of life now and in the future. www.thetollraods.com
    • Friends of the Turkey Trot Sponsors:
    -NUTRISHOP™ Dana Point - with more than 100 locations nationwide and growing, NUTRISHOP is one of the fastest growing retail nutrition chains today offering consumers all the top brands and the latest cutting edge supplements. The NUTRISHOP stores specialize in nutritional supplements for weight loss, sports nutrition health, strength and muscle gain as well as general health. www.nutrishopusa.com
    -Pacific Western Bank - for 30 years, Pacific Western Bank has served small and medium-sized businesses and their principals throughout California. Today, the bank has more than 950 employees and 66 full-service community banking branches extending from San Diego to Northern California, Inland and to the Desert. www.pacificwesternbank.com
    • Supporting Sponsors:
    -Mahé - the restaurant's unique menu has something for everyone including the highest quality steaks, the freshest fish available and an amazing sushi bar where our chefs create the most unique rolls and specials. www.eatatmahe.com
    -Sunsets Bar - "Sunsets is a place reminiscent of Cheers where everybody knows your name, but with Aloha style." An upscale, island themed lounge in Capo Beach, Sunsets is located across from Doheny Beach State Park. www.sunsetsbar.com
    -Fitness Together - established in 1996, Fitness Together Franchise Corporation has led the industry for one-on-one personal fitness training. Whether you are looking to lose weight, tone and tighten muscles or simply work toward better health, Fitness Together pairs you with a personal trainer in a private setting equipped with a workout plan tailored just for you. www.fitnesstogether.com

    The Dana Point Turkey Trot attracts more than 16,000 participants and fans each year to its 5K, 10K, Kids' Gobble Wobble and two-day health and wellness expo. The festivities kick off on Wednesday, Nov. 21, with the health and wellness exposition, featuring premium brands and products in the industry. On Thursday, Nov. 22, runners descend upon the scenic Dana Point Harbor for the fun-filled races and celebratory finish line festival. This year's race will feature new surprises along the course, including special photo opportunities, and food and beverage samplings, presented by participating sponsors.

    On the heels of one of the largest and most successful races to date in 2011, participation is expected to surpass previous years. Sponsors of the Dana Point Turkey Trot are able to reach tens of thousands of runners, athletes and community members, and millions more through media impressions, while making a vital impact on the Orange County community and local economy.

    The Dana Point Turkey Trot is also helping to fundraise for the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group, accepting donations on the website and through the online registration system. The Dana Point Turkey Trot is currently providing a 50 percent registration discount to all military, active, former, veteran and retired, through an exclusive partnership with San Diego-based e-commerce site, GovX.com. Built to thank and honor those who serve, GovX.com is the largest online discount shopping site exclusively for military, first responders, and related government agency personnel.

    For more information about the 35th annual Dana Point Turkey Trot and to become a sponsor, visit http://www.turkeytrot.com and follow the event on Twitter at http://twitter.com/turkeytrot and Facebook at http://facebook.com/danapointturkeytrot.

    About the Dana Point Turkey Trot:
    Produced by the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, the Dana Point Turkey Trot is one of the nation's largest turkey trot runs in the country. Named one of America's best Thanksgiving Day runs by Fitness Magazine, the Dana Point Turkey Trot has become an Orange County tradition, attracting more than 16,000 participants, including friends and family, to its 5K, 10K, Kids' Gobble Wobble, and two-day health and wellness exposition. Featuring scenic routes through picturesque Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Beach, the Turkey Trot offers something for every family member. The Dana Point Turkey Trot is a USA Track & Field (USATF) sanctioned and certified event and a 2012 USATF Southern California Championship 10K Race. For more information, to register for a race or to become a sponsor, visit http://www.turkeytrot.com.

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