-Presenting Sponsor Dodge to Give Away Custom Dodge Vehicle After Race-
CHICAGO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Men's Health, the best-selling men's magazine on newsstands, announced today that author, entrepreneur, TV personality, and Donald Trump's season-one "The Apprentice" winner, Bill Rancic will host the Men's Health Urbanathlon(TM) & Festival in Chicago on Saturday, October 20. Chicago native Rancic is currently co-host of NBC's "In the Loop with iVillage," a live interactive daytime program focusing on relevant and entertaining topics.
Rancic will lead over 1500 Urbanathletes as they conquer twelve miles of iconic Chicago landmarks in the city's first Urbanathlon event. The unique race begins at 8am at Butler Field in Grant Park, where Rancic will warm up with the athletes and sound the starting gun. Racers will negotiate several course obstacles throughout the race which will proceed to Navy Pier, North Avenue Beach, Northerly Island, Soldier Field and eventually circle back to Butler Field for the grand finale finish and day-long festival (open to the public) featuring live entertainment, great food, sampling, urban challenges and prizes.
Says Men's Health VP/Publisher Jack Essig, "Bill Rancic is perfect to host the Urbanathalon; he's a go-getter who is mindful of the benefits health and fitness in his career. We are thrilled to have him support our event."
Men's Health will host an awards ceremony at 12pm at the Festival to present category winners with race prizes. Additionally, the event's presenting sponsor, Dodge, will donate a custom Dodge vehicle to a Challenged Athlete during this presentation.
Men's Health has grown the Urbanathlon(TM) & Festival event into a
national franchise hosting races in New York and Chicago in 2007 and in San
Francisco in Spring 2008. The Men's Health Urbanathlon(TM) & Festival will
make a contribution to their charitable partner, the Challenged Athletes
Foundation (CAF), a national charity tha
|SOURCE Men's Health|
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