Houston’s 12K of Christmas Run Announces Ascend Performance Materials as Title Sponsor

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RA Sports Management is proud to announce Ascend Performance Materials will be the title sponsor of Houston’s 12K of Christmas benefitting Yellowstone Academy scheduled for December 20, 2014.

RA Sports Management is proud to announce Ascend Performance Materials will be the title sponsor of Houston’s 12K of Christmas benefitting Yellowstone Academy. The 7.45-mile road race scheduled for December 20, 2014 will start and finish at Fish Plaza at 500 Texas Ave., located in front of the Wortham Theater in downtown Houston.

“We are excited to continue our relationship with Ascend Performance Materials as they extend their sponsorship for this second year of Houston’s 12K of Christmas,” said President of RA Sports Management, Graham Schooley. “Their continued sponsorship affirms our goals of making Houston’s 12K of Christmas an annual Houston running tradition and showcasing what our city can do to help inner-city children get a heard start in life with Yellowstone Academy.”

Based in Houston, Ascend Performance Materials is a global premium provider of high-quality chemicals, fibers and plastics. Ascend is the world’s largest integrated nylon business, with its own in-house manufacturing facilities, with sites in Alvin, Texas and throughout the southeastern U.S.

“We’re thrilled to return as a sponsor of Houston’s 12K of Christmas for their 2nd Annual 12K benefitting Yellowstone Academy,” said Malcolm O’Neal, Human Resources vice president of Ascend Performance Materials. “We increased our sponsorship level to title sponsor for this year’s race after witnessing the direct positive benefit the event had in the lives of the children attending Yellowstone Academy.”

Yellowstone Academy was established in July 2001 for the purpose of creating a high quality faith-based private school serving students living among Houston’s most needy families. The school just celebrated it's 11th year serving children in Houston's inner city 3rd ward neighborhood.

Additionally, RA Sports Management and Yellowstone Academy welcome Exterran as a Gold Sponsor, Bank of Texas as a Water Station Sponsor and SkyHouse Houston as a Water Station Sponsor.    

Registration for Houston’s 12K of Christmas on December 20, 2014 at 500 Texas Ave in downtown Houston is now open. For more information about Houston’s 12K of Christmas, go to http://www.Houston12K.com.

About RA Sports Management
RA Sports Management is a full service, professional race production company that produces, manages and provides race services to more than 100 races each year throughout Houston and southeast Texas. RA Sports events are always the highest quality and fun for runners and walkers of all ages and talent levels. In addition to Race Production and Management, RA Sports is an industry provider of Online Race Registration and Participant Database Management Systems.

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