Sunday, June 24, 2018

Divas® Half Marathon & 5K Series Wins SportsTravel Award for 2nd Consecutive Year

MIAMI, FL, NOV. 12, 2013 —The Divas® Half Marathon & 5K race series were presented with one of the industry’s most prestigious awards, The Sports Travel Best Amateur Sports Series again this year. The award recognizes exceptional sporting events and series both amateur and professional in the United Sates as well as the world. SportsTravel is considered The Sports World’s Magazine and it reports and analyzes trends and achievements in all sports throughout the world.

Continental Event & Sports Management Group, LLC, the producers of the Divas® Half Marathon & 5K Series has been on the forefront of exceptional running events. In 2011, Continental’s other event, the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon, was nominated for SportsTravel Best Amateur Event and in 2012, the Divas® Half Marathon & 5K Series was not only nominated, but edged out traditional powerhouse events including Competitor Group’s Rock n Roll Series, as well as Warrior Dash and the Little League World Series. This year, the Divas® Half Marathon & 5K series brought home the award once again.

“We are pleased to recognize a number of outstanding sporting events again this year,” said Timothy Schneider, publisher of SportsTravel magazine, which organizes the annual TEAMS Conference & Expo. “Each of the winners is a prime example of achieving excellence in organization and management for both competitors and spectators.”

For more information on the Divas® Half Marathon & 5K Series, visit

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About The Divas® Half Marathon& 5K Series

The Divas® Half Marathon& 5K Series is a group of female-inspired events throughout the United States consisting of a 2-day Health & Fitness Boutique, a 5K road race event , and a half marathon event. Each of the Divas Half Marathon® & 5K events also consists of other activities geared toward women including a boa & tiara station, champagne toast at the finish and fun entertainment on the course. Event locations throughout the US include Galveston, TX, North Myrtle Beach, SC, Branson, MO, San Francisco Bay, CA, Peachtree City, GA, DC’s Wine Country, VA, Long Island, NY, San Juan, Puerto Rico & St. Augustine Beach, FL.

About Continental Event and Sports Management Group LLC

Continental Event and Sports Management Group LLC is a company formed to produce world-class running events. Robert and Gaby Pozo, founders and managers of Continental have over 15 years of experience in the race production industry providing unparalleled events to participants and their host communities.  Robert is one of the founders and held the position of Race Director of the ING Miami Marathon since its inception in 2003 until 2007. He has also served as Executive Race Director of the ING Georgia Marathon, the Chicago Half Marathon and the 13.1 Marathon Series.  Before joining Continental, Gaby, also a founder of the ING Miami Marathon and its Race Director from 2008-2009, served as COO to US Road Sports, owners of ING Miami Marathon, Publix Georgia Marathon and Chicago Half Marathon, managing their overall national operations and overseeing all events nationwide.

About TEAMS Conference & Expo

The TEAMS Conference & Expo is organized by Los Angeles-based Schneider Publishing (, which publishes SportsTravel (, the sports world’s event magazine, and Association News (, America’s most-read magazine for association executives. Schneider Publishing recently acquired the Meetings Quest series of one-day trade shows for corporate and association meeting planners. The group travel markets served by Schneider Publishing generate 106 million hotel room nights annually.

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