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Giant Race Lists Details of September Event

22 Aug, 2018


Giants Enterprises has announced details of its races. The Giant Race’s flagship event in San Francisco is celebrating its ninth year as one of the Bay Area’s premier endurance weekends, welcoming more than 20,000 participants to AT&T Park. 

The weekend of September 7-9, 2018 will offer a spread of events including; a two-day Health & Wellness Expo, Yoga, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and Kids and Family Relay.  The expo is open to the public and will feature the latest in running apparel, nutritional products and partner activations.

This year, Giant also welcomes Alaska Airlines as presenting sponsor of the baseball-themed run and walk Giant Race Series. Alaska Airlines signed an extensive agreement to become the official airline of the San Francisco Giants as well as the official presenting sponsor of its Giant Race Series for the next seven years. The Giant Race offers a variety of distances and the opportunity to finish on the field with four annual events held in Scottsdale, Sacramento, San Jose and San Francisco.  

The Giant Race’s flagship event in San Francisco is celebrating its ninth year as one of the Bay Area’s premier endurance weekends, welcoming more than 20,000 participants to AT&T Park.  The weekend of September 7-9, 2018 will offer a spread of events including; a two-day Health & Wellness Expo, Yoga, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and Kids and Family Relay.  The expo is open to the public and will feature the latest in running apparel, nutritional products and partner activations.

“As the leading West Coast airline with 80 nonstop flights from San Francisco International Airport,

Alaska Airlines is proud to partner with the Giant Race Series as the presenting sponsor,” said Franco Finn, marketing manager for Alaska Airlines. “This partnership is a natural fit, connecting our guests, many of which are Giants fans and racers, with more opportunities to engage with their hometown team. We are excited to be named the official airline of the San Francisco Giants, and look forward to working with the team to showcase the Alaska Airlines throughout the stadium, notably as the AT&T Park’s Club Level sponsor. Fans can stay tuned for a Giants-themed Airbus 321 and the highly popular ‘Two-for-One’ flight voucher giveaway days – they are sure to be a hit!”

“Having a strong partner like Alaska Airlines as our presenting sponsor is invaluable to our continued success in producing and enhancing one of the most anticipated multi-day fitness events in San Francisco,” said Brian Kennedy, race director of Giant Race Series. “Alaska has a tremendous culture of supporting events and we are looking forward to using the Giant Race as a platform to authentically connect fans through fitness and community.  

For more information, please visit www.giantrace.com.

Alaska Airlines currently offers 80 daily nonstop flights to 35 destinations from SFO.

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