San Francisco Moving Company Great Giant Partners with Enviro-Sports to Help the Bay Community Swim with the Sharks and Escape from Alcatraz

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Great Giant Moving Company’s logistical expertise enables Enviro-Sports to focus on running smooth athletic events in San Francisco and across the country.

The Great Giant Moving Company crew at last year's Shark Swim in San Francisco

The Great Giant Moving Company crew at last year's SharkFest Swim in San Francisco

Great Giant Moving Company truly values having a partner that cares about the same things we do; health, wellness, fitness, and community.

Great Giant Moving Company is pleased to announce the continuation of their partnership with Enviro-Sports, an organization that for the past 25 years has produced triathlons, trail runs, and open water swims throughout the United States. Enviro-Sports was founded on the principle of allowing people to challenge themselves in new environments they haven’t seen before, be it “Swimming with Sharks” or “Escaping from the Rock” at Alcatraz.

Back in 2011 when Boston moving company Gentle Giant opened their first California office, called Great Giant Moving Company, they began researching several health and wellness-focused organizations to partner with to help meet the community they would soon be serving. Enviro-Sports made a perfect partner with Great Giant because of the excellent reputation they’ve earned by organizing several high profile athletic events around San Francisco. Over the past three years, the relationship has been so successful that Gentle Giant has begun helping with Enviro-Sports events across the country, including races in Boston and Rhode Island.

Before and during events, Great Giant Moving Company’s manager Brandon Sparks works closely with Enviro-Sports Director Dave Horning to facilitate manpower, storage, deliveries, and other transportation needs to help the events run smoothly. Because Great Giant has successfully aided in several past events for Enviro-Sports, the Giant crews can confidently apply their high standards for customer service and care to whatever needs to be done during the event.

“Providing on-site logistics for various Enviro-Sports events has been amazing for Great Giant in San Francisco,” explains Sparks. “We truly value having a partner that cares about the same things we do; health, wellness, fitness, and community.”

Enviro-Sports has several upcoming events, including the Alcatraz Escape from the Rock™ Duathlon taking place this Sunday, June 2nd . Great Giant will be there to help the swimmers and runners with their gear and other race logistics. To sign up for future events, including the Golden Gate Sharkfest® Swim on August 31, visit

About Great Giant and Gentle Giant Moving Company, Inc.
Founded in 1980, Boston based moving company Gentle Giant is an award winning residential and commercial mover, offering local, long distance, and international moving services. Named 2009 Independent Mover of the Year by the American Moving and Storage Association, one of the Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in 2004, 2005, and 2006, winner of the 2006 International Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics by the Better Business Bureau, winner of the Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Excellence in 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2008, nine-time winner of Boston Magazine's "Best of Boston," six-time winner of The Improper Bostonian's "Boston's Best Moving Company" award, twelve-time winner of the Angie's List "Super Service" award, 2007 Top Small Workplaces award from the Wall Street Journal and Winning Workplaces, and named a Healthiest Employer in 2013 by the Boston Business Journal, the company's services include craning, piano moving, complete packing and unpacking services, and other related services. Gentle Giant offers storage facilities and dispatches crews from more than 19 offices in California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, DC and Washington State. For more information, please call (617) 661-3333 or visit

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