WESTCHESTER, NY - New York 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 Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon, put on by the organization Rivertown Runners.
Taking place on Saturday March 22nd, the 4th Annual Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon requires the transportation and storage of supplies, food, beverages, signage, and athletic equipment for over 1,000 participants and volunteers at the road race. Gentle Giant's New York move crews will play a pivotal role in pre-race and race day planning and logistics, working directly with the Rivertown Runners staff.
The scope of Gentle Giant's work for the Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon includes:
· Loading of Gentle Giant trucks and delivery of race goods and equipment, including thousands of pounds of food, supplies, equipment, and water to the finish line at the Morse School
· Setup alongside Rivertown Runners employees and volunteers beginning in the early 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
Gentle Giant New York Regional Manager Josh Charry will serve as the logistics manager for the half marathon. He explains that the "The Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon is a great community event that we look forward to every year. In addition to being fun for the Giants and the Westchester community, 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 Westchester and New York City!"
Across the country in their 20 regional offices, Gentle Giant is involved with several other large athletic events, including the Seattle Marathon, the Thunder Road Marathon in Charlotte, NC, 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 www.gentlegiant.com.