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Charlotte Moving Company Gentle Giant Announces Promotional Sponsorship of the Thunder Road Marathon


Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 14, 2014

Charlotte moving company Gentle Giant, an award winning local and long distance mover based in Massachusetts with offices across the country, announced today that it will act as the official mover of the 2014 Thunder Road Marathon, put on by the organization Run Charlotte. Taking place on Saturday November 15th, the Thunder Road Marathon requires the transportation and storage of supplies, food, beverages, signage, and athletic equipment for approximately 5,000 participants and volunteers at the road race. Gentle Giant’s Charlotte move crews will play a pivotal role in pre-race and marathon day planning and logistics, working directly with Run Charlotte staff.

The scope of Gentle Giant’s work for the Thunder Road Marathon includes:

    Loading of Gentle Giant trucks and delivery of Marathon goods and equipment, including thousands of pounds of food, supplies, equipment, and water to the finish line on MLK Boulevard past Marshall Park
    Setup alongside Marathon volunteers beginning at 3:00 AM on race day and ending with post-race consolidation and removals
    Gentle Giant movers on hand throughout race day, helping move cases of water and other tasks as they arise
    Will have a Gentle Giant vehicle serving as the pace car for the race, and a fleet of Gentle Giant trucks behind the last runners picking up supplies as the race moves along
    Gentle Giant Moving Company will provide approximately over 100 man hours, starting the Friday before the event, through to the end of race day, and days following the event.

Gentle Giant Charlotte Regional Manager Robert Farnum will serve as the project manager for the marathon. He explains that “The Thunder Road Marathon is something we’ve been looking forward to since last year’s race, and we hope to continue this partnership every year. This event is a perfect fit for Gentle Giant Moving Company, as we have a highly athletic culture, love to compete, and spend every day running boxes throughout the city of Charlotte!”

Across the country, Gentle Giant is involved with several other large athletic events, including the Seattle Marathon, the Rivertown Runners in New York, the Escape the Rock Duathlon in San Francisco, and have long standing partnerships with the Boston Marathon and Head Of The Charles Regatta.

About Gentle Giant Moving Company, Inc.

Founded in 1980, Boston-based moving company Gentle Giant is an award winning residential and commercial mover, offering local moving, long distance moving, 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, Chicago, 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 http://www.gentlegiant.com.







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Charlotte Athletic Club to Open 2nd Location in Duke Energy Center on November 6

Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 07, 2014

The Charlotte Athletic Club will open the doors to its second location on Thursday, November 6 at the Duke Energy Center, in the heart of Uptown Charlotte. The 10,000 square foot club, located at 550 S. Tryon Street, will offer Uptown office dwellers, residents and visitors the chance to experience the Charlotte Athletic Club’s unparalleled offerings in a second location and format. “There is always demand for an innovative, upscale fitness facility that is conveniently located,” says Jim Donnelly, Managing Partner for the Charlotte Athletic Club. “By opening our second Uptown location in the Duke Energy Center, our aim is to make sure everyone that exercises in Uptown Charlotte can conveniently and affordably experience cutting-edge equipment and programs, beautiful design, and inspirational workout environments.

“We always want members to recognize and appreciate the unique Charlotte Athletic Club experience. But we also wanted our new location to have new offerings. For example, we have a performance focused turf training room, hot yoga facilities, and whole body Cryotherapy at our new location. Members can select the location and services they prefer or get a membership that provides access to both locations.”

The Duke Energy Center location includes multiple fitness studios, where the industry’s top instructors will lead a full range of yoga, boot camps, Pilates and innovative group fitness classes. The Charlotte Athletic Club’s cardio and strength training areas unite free weights and state-of-the-art cardio machines to create an inspirational setting for members to workout on their own, or with one of the Charlotte Athletic Club’s highly skilled personal trainers.

The locker rooms are equipped with complimentary grooming products, expansive styling stations and personal lockers that come with 12 hour guaranteed laundry service. Beyond the fitness floor, members can try the cutting edge whole body Cryotherapy studio, the first of its kind in Charlotte, and take advantage of services previously reserved for professional athletes and Hollywood superstars. Additionally, the club is partnered with Energy Café and Green Brothers Juice to provide a healthy and satisfying menu that adheres to the Charlotte Athletic Club’s nutritional guidelines.

About Charlotte Athletic Club:

The Charlotte Athletic Club operates two upscale, full-service facilities in Uptown Charlotte. The company offers a unique selection of programs, services and products, including strength and cardio training, group fitness classes, personal training, spa services, private lockers and laundry service, racquet sports, apparel, nutrition services, and whole body Cryotherapy. Since its inception in 2008, the Charlotte Athletic Club has developed a brand that represents service, value, quality, innovation, attention-to-detail, market leadership and results. http://www.charlotteathleticclub.com

Charlotte Athletic Club – Mind. Body. Goal.







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