New York Road Runners President and CEO and Olympians From NYC-Half Marathon to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell
ADVISORY, Aug. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) --
What: Mary Wittenberg, president & CEO of New York Road Runners and Olympians, who competed in Sunday's NYC-Half Marathon, Abdi Abdirahman, Alan Culpepper, Hendrick Ramaala and Viktor Roethlin will preside over the opening bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, August 6, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. EDT Contacts: Justin Edelman tel: 212-704-4430 NASDAQ MarketSite: Silvia Davi; 646.441.5014
The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; audio: 6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Silvia Davi at (646) 441-5014.
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.
About New York Road Runners:
New York Road Runners, soon to celebrate its 50th anniversary, is dedicated to promoting the sport of distance running, enhancing health and fitness for all, and responding to community needs. Our road races and other fitness programs draw upwards of 300,000 runners annually, and together with our magazine and website support and promote professional and recreational running. A staff of more than 100, assisted by thousands of volunteers, stages the ING New York City Marathon, as well as a road race nearly every weekend plus many track and cross country events. NYRR's home base in New York, and its lifelong identification with Central Park, have given many of its events iconic status, attracting the world's top professional runners. Our youth programs provide running to 25,000 schoolchildren in New York City and around the country who would otherwise have few or no fitness opportunities. For more information, visit www.nyrr.org.
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