Dole brings salad, fruit to marathon

05/03/2013 03:31:00 PM
The Packer staff

Big Sur Marathon participants received Dole raisins, fresh salads and fruit before and after the event.Courtesy DoleBig Sur Marathon participants received Dole raisins, fresh salads and fruit before and after the event.Participants in the Big Sur International Marthon were treated to spectacular views during the race and healthful Dole salads and fruits before and after the event.

Through Dole’s sponsorship, salads and fruit were available during the pre-race dinner and in the VIP and volunteer tents at the race, April 28.

A total of 3,150 runners from 24 countries and all 50 states competed in the marathon, which follows California’s Highway One from Big Sur to Carmel.

“Dole is honored to support one of the nation’s premier destination marathons with a course that is within miles of the fields where much of our lettuce, produce and berries are grown,” said Chris Mayhew, vice president of marketing for Dole Fresh Vegetables, in a news release.



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