POSTED: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 - 8:54am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am
Get your running shoes ready for the Third Annual Fiesta Marathon in McAllen.
Mayor Richard Cortez made the official announcement on Tuesday at the convention center. Officials want to promote health and fitness while enjoying the trails and wildlife around the city. They also hope that the event will boost the cities economy at the same time. This year's marathon will be held on December 13th and will include a 26.2 mile marathon, a relay marathon, half marathon, 5K run and the 1 mile kids race. For more information on the event visit: http://www.fiestamarathon.com/