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Hams and Hamstrings - Colorado's Easter Day 5K

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The Hams and Hamstrings 5K, billed as "Colorado’s Easter Day 5K," is open to serious runners, walkers, teens, and families alike. Prizes will be offered for first, second and third place finishes. Additionally, the race will be sanctioned by USA Track & Field and will be chip-timed. A portion of the race revenue after costs is slated to go to the new Pikes Peak area chapter of Achilles International. Achilles is devoted to bringing together able-bodied volunteers and disabled runners in an environment of support and community. Achilles also develops specialized programs for children and war veterans. The main goal of Achilles Pikes Peak is to make sure that anyone who wants to participate in a run can do so, no matter their disability. The local chapter also hopes to send disabled athletes to compete in the New York Marathon through its fundraising efforts. More information is available at achillesinternational.org
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11/2014

Max Muscle sponsors Hams and Hamstrings - Colorado's Easter Day 5K   Colorado Springs, Colo., April 6, 2012 -- Bigwig Races, a Colorado Springs based producer of top-notch 5K and 10K races, announced today that Max Muscle is the sports nutrition sponsor of its Hams and Hamstrings 5K race to be held in Colorado Springs on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012.“We’re looking forward to the opportunity to meet and visit with runners of all levels in the Pikes Peak area,” said Dan Classen, owner of Max Muscle Colorado Springs. “It’s always great to see people’s faces when they find out we’re more than a supplement store – we provide education and encouragement to anyone who needs our help achieving their health and fitness goals.”Classen is passionate about helping others achieve their life style and fitness goals. He and his staff share the belief that a healthier, fitter community benefits everyone. “When you’re performing at your best, you’re a better person,” he says. “All of us have a responsibility to help our communities and we are glad to support Bigwig Races.” “This race is designed for everyone to have a great time and get some exercise,” said Curtis Claar, co-founder and Sponsor Relations Manager for Bigwig Races. “With Max Muscle at the race, runners can also get some advice and encouragement from people who have a proven track record of health and sports nutrition.”Nationwide, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Stores contribute to the communities in which they belong. From seminars to sponsorships to encouraging people to lead healthier lives, Max Muscle franchisees and their teams of employees have been true ambassadors while representing the Max Muscle organization. They have consciously chosen to be “a part” of their communities, rather than “apart” from them.Classen and his team focus on their relationships with people in the area who want to improve themselves through proper nutrition and exercise. Those who are serious about reaching their goals can commit themselves to an individualized agreement designed specifically for them. Classen explains, “All agreements include meal planning, body composition measurements, supplement discounts, one-on-one goal sessions and more. I customize the agreement to meet their needs so they receive a package that works for them.”Complete race information and registration for the race is available at hamsandhamstrings.comAbout Bigwig RacesBigwig Races LLC was formed to create valuable sponsorship and promotional opportunities for businesses of all sizes by professionally producing 5K and 10K races. The Bigwig Races model ensures that every race is effective, both as a promotional vehicle and as a competitive sporting event to support community fitness. We leverage years of experience in advertising, publishing, process improvement, accounting, sales, event planning, and project management. Our principals also enjoy running in local and regional races and have participated in hundreds of races, some as a sponsored athlete. Complete information about Bigwig Races is available by calling (719) 362-3306 or by visiting bigwigraces.comAbout Max Muscle Colorado SpringsMax Muscle Sports Nutrition, a leader in the sports nutrition industry since 1991, is committed to improving the health of those from all walks of life: men, women, everyday fitness enthusiasts, high school athletes, college athletes, as well as those involved in bodybuilding and fitness competitions. Max Muscle Colorado Springs is owned by Dan and Jackie Classen, who have lived in the Front Range since 2001 with their three kids. Dan has completed seven Ironman Triathlons, many shorter distance triathlons, and marathons. After years of training and dialing in his nutritional needs, Dan is anxious to share his knowledge of race and sports nutrition as well as healthy lifestyle choices with others through Max Muscle Colorado Springs.Whether your goal is weight loss, weight gain or simply dedicating yourself to a healthier lifestyle, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition provides the best products and services. Visit the new Colorado Springs location at 5102 North Nevada Avenue in the University Hills Shopping Center. Additional information available by calling (719) 599-7154 or by visiting coloradosprings.maxmuscle.com# # #

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11/2014

Smash Events signs deal with Hams and Hamstrings - Colorado's Easter Day 5K   Colorado Springs, Colo., December 30, 2011 -- Bigwig Races, a Colorado Springs based producer of top-notch 5K and 10K races, announced today that it has named Smash Events as the official Event Coordinator and exclusive Event Planning sponsor for its Hams and Hamstrings 5K race to be held in Colorado Springs on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012.“Smash Events will help us make sure our inaugural Easter run is an outstanding event as well as an awesome run,” said Curtis Claar, co-founder and Sponsor Relations Manager for Bigwig Races. “We wanted to get a professional event manager in place so we could focus on the sponsors and runners. And the fun of the day’s event.”Although most of the events planned by Smash Events are weddings, Smash Events also has an impressive portfolio of planning other events. “Just like a wedding requires thorough planning and attention to detail, so too does a successful 5K. Our job is to see that each detail of the race is tended to so that the runners can focus on doing their very best, meeting their personal fitness goals, and being a part of a quality sporting event,” said Ashlee Springer, founder of Smash Events.The Hams and Hamstrings 5K race is being billed as “Colorado’s Easter Day 5K,” and is one of only a very few races across the country planned for Easter Sunday. The race is open to serious runners, walkers, teens, and families alike. Prizes will be offered for first, second and third place finishes. Additionally, the race will be sanctioned by USA Track & Field and will be chip-timed. Registration for the race is available at hamsandhamstrings.com“In Colorado Springs, we love Jesus and we love running. This race is a perfect fit for our community and a great way to come together and celebrate these two attributes of our city,” Springer added.About Bigwig RacesBigwig Races LLC was formed to create valuable sponsorship and promotional opportunities for businesses of all sizes by professionally producing 5K and 10K races. The Bigwig Races model ensures that every race is effective, both as a promotional vehicle and as a competitive sporting event to support community fitness. We leverage years of experience in advertising, publishing, process improvement, accounting, sales, event planning, and project management. Our principals also enjoy running in local and regional races and have participated in hundreds of races, some as a sponsored athlete. Complete information about Bigwig Races is available by calling (719) 362-3306 or by visiting bigwigraces.comAbout Smash EventsFormed in 2010, Smash Events is quickly becoming one of the most sought after wedding and event planners in the Pikes Peak region. Ashlee Springer, the founder of Smash Events, says thorough planning and quality preparation are 80% of what makes a fabulous event and professional execution of those plans is the last 20%. Their job is to ensure 100% of those elements are in place. Ashlee is also featured on wedding and event blogs and is an expert in planning professional events. Complete information about Smash Events is available by calling (719) 930-3964 or by visiting smashevents.net# # #

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