Marriott Costa Rica Resort Hosts Four Eco-Friendly Races

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The Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort welcomes athletes participating in four special eco-friendly races in beautiful Costa Rica.

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Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort

The Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort is proud to host the athletes competing in four special eco-friendly races in September and October.

The Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort is proud to host the athletes competing in four special eco-friendly races in September and October.

Racing along the scenic coastal beaches and through the crystal clear waters, triathletes will be put to the test while enjoying the beauty of Costa Rica. The four events offer different difficulties for athletes of all skill levels. The majority of these races start at the beautiful Marriott Hotel in Costa Rica.

The four events include:

  •     Triathlon – September 9
  •     Open Water 1 mile swim for adults (¼ mile for kids) – September 16
  •     EcoRun 10k – September 29
  •     Mountain Bike 35km & 45km Rides – October 14

Both the triathlon and the swim competition were huge successes and saw 510 triathletes and 314 swimmers. The Los Suenos Marriott anticipates equal success for the upcoming EcoRun and Mountain Bike competitions.

The Los Sueños Marriott Resort is strongly committed to preserving the environment. As the host and main sponsor for the event, the resort will offer one tree to each athlete to personally plant before the race on September 9. These new trees will help ensure that future generations can enjoy the splendor of the natural environment for years to come.

“We are proud to be the official host for this eco-friendly triathlon”, said Diana de Rojas, General Manager of the Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort. “Not only will these green efforts go a long way in preserving the natural environment, but these initiatives will continue to attract more visitors to Costa Rica.”

Those interested in spectating the event can still book a Costa Rica vacation today. Simply visit http://www.marriott.com/SJOLS for fantastic hotel deals and to learn about the property.

About Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort

Recognized by Travel & Leisure magazine readers as one of the "World's Best Hotels," the Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort is a luxury Costa Rica resort hotel nestled between the warm waters of the Pacific and a 1,100-acre tropical rainforest. One of the leading Costa Rica resorts, the Los Sueños hotel features 191 guest rooms and 10 suites situated in a tropical paradise. Guests can play in an on-site casino or explore fine dining at this Costa Rica resort’s restaurants or relax at the Sibö Rainforest Spa & Retreat. The La Iguana golf course delivers championship-quality golfing and is one of the most beloved golf courses at all resorts in Costa Rica. For more information, go to http://www.marriott.com/SJOLS.

About Marriott International
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. is a leading lodging company with nearly 3,700 lodging properties in 72 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, EDITION, Autograph Collection, Renaissance, AC Hotels by Marriott, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; licenses the development and operation of vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands and licenses the development of The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club brand to the newly independent Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation; licenses and manages whole-ownership residential brands, including The Ritz-Carlton Residences, JW Marriott Residences and Marriott Residences; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and had approximately 129,000 employees at 2010 year-end. It is ranked by FORTUNE as the lodging industry’s most admired company and one of the best companies to work for. In fiscal year 2010, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $12 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at http://www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit http://www.marriottnewscenter.com.

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