MONTREAL, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to kick off festivities for the 24th Rock 'n' Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon alongside Dominique Arsenault, Marathon spokesperson, Dimitrios Jim Beis, member of the Ville de Montréal's executive committee, responsible for procurement, sports and leisure, and cultural communities, Jean Gattuso, President and CEO of A. Lassonde Inc. and Chief Operating Officer of Lassonde Industries Inc., Céline Muloin, President and CEO of Fondation Tel-jeunes, and Laurent Godbout, President of the Fédération québécoise d'athlétisme. This year, Quebec's most popular sporting event will see close to 35,000 participants compete in its five races.
Two remarkable athletes will be there—the 2013 champion, Quebec's own David Savard, and Montrealer Alice Cole, the runner who continues to break records at 80 years of age—and will be available for interviews.
WHEN: Friday, September 26 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Place Bonaventure
800 De La Gauchetière St. West (Hall 400)
A light snack will be served.
Be advised that the Expo-Marathon opens at 11 a.m.
SOURCE: Marathon Oasis Rock'n'Roll de Montréal
For further information: RSVP: For further details or to request an interview, contact Vanessa Lyssan at 514 266-5434 or [email protected]