Endurance Travel Experts Selected for MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon presented by Nexbank

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Partnership extends to 2012 marathon

The MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon presented by NexBank has named Anthony Travel as their Official Travel Partner. Anthony Travel will provide travel arrangements for athletes including travel packages, air travel, hotel and ground transportation services.

"We're excited to announce Anthony Travel as our partner," said Marcus Grunewald, Executive Race Director. "With 20,000 participants expected for our race this year, we know we can rely on Anthony Travel to provide great service to the athletes that travel from around the world to attend the event."

The new partnership, effective as of August 24, 2009, will provide athletes of the MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon presented by NexBank with a one-stop resource for all travel needs as they travel to the Dallas metroplex to compete. Anthony Travel will service the event through 2012.

"We are honored to partner with such an outstanding organization," said Drue Carney, Director of Events at Anthony Travel. "We are confident that our experience working with endurance athletes and events will effectively meet the unique travel needs of participants of the MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon presented by NexBank. We look forward to helping the guests of the Marathon take advantage of our sports travel volume benefits, so their travel budget will go farther."

About the MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon presented by NexBank
Voted the top marathon and half marathon in the state by Competitor Texas magazine, the MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon presented by NexBank features a scenic course that includes a flat and fast 10-mile loop around White Rock Lake, and is a qualifying event for the Boston Marathon. Race-day events are capped at 20,000 participants. More than 150,000 spectators line the streets of Dallas to cheer on the runners. This year's race takes place on Sunday, December 13, 2009, and the primary beneficiary of weekend events is Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. For more information, visit the official MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon presented by NexBank website at http://www.runtherock.com.

About Anthony Travel
Since 1989, ATI has specialized in providing extraordinary service, excellent prices and creative travel solutions for the unique needs of university officials, collegiate athletic programs, youth sports programs, event organizers and U.S. national teams. The company is the official travel partner for the New York Road Runners Association, the National Senior Games Association, the Ford Ironman World Championship, ESPN Regional Television, Disney Sports Attractions and other top amateur sports organizations around the country. Collegiate clients of ATI include the University of Notre Dame, Stanford University, the University of North Carolina, the University of Texas System, the University of Kansas and other premier Athletic Departments.

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