Half Marathon This Weekend, Good For Local Economy

Close to 2,400 runners will be visiting the Door Peninsula this weekend as they take part in the 6th Annual Door County Half Marathon at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek. The participants will bring their running gear and a desire to do their very best. They will also bring their wallets and the willingness to part with some of the cash that’s in it. Myles Dannhausen, publicity director for the race, says the purpose of the half marathon is to give runners an opportunity to compete in a beautiful setting, but he acknowledges that the event is an economic “shot in the arm” for the county at a quiet time of the year…

Dannhausen says the half marathon also exposes Door County to many people who might choose to visit the peninsula at a future date, maximizing the economic impact locally…

For more information about the Door County Half Marathon, visit http://www.doorcountyhalfmarathon.com.

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