Novant Health Charlotte Marathon Goes Local with Recover for Race Shirts

7/11/16

The Novant Health Charlotte Marathon has chosen Recover – a locally based sports apparel brand specializing in sustainable wear – to be the official shirt supplier for this year’s race.

“Recover is thrilled to work with the Novant Health Charlotte Marathon as the supplier for race shirts this year,” said Bill Johnston, co-founder and president of Recover. “Beyond bringing a sustainable, 100% recycled shirt to race participants this year, it's really exciting to offer a local shirt and promote Charlotte based companies.”

Now in its 12th year, the race will take place on Saturday, Nov. 12 and feature a marathon, half-marathon, 5K run/walk, marathon relay and the Chick-fil-A Charlotte Kid’s Marathon Program & 1 Mile Fun Run. The event draws participants from around the United States. The Novant Health Charlotte Marathon – which has a six-hour course time limit – is a Boston Marathon qualifier (course certification is NC15107DF). Registration is open and people can sign up to run, walk or volunteer at www.runcharlotte.com.

“We are excited about using Recover as our official shirt supplier,” said Ashleigh Lawrence, creative brand manager for the Novant Health Charlotte Marathon. “We are committed to supporting local businesses and to providing our race participants with a top-quality and sustainable product that will be a keepsake for years to come. Recover is the perfect fit for our event.”

About Recover

Recover is an apparel brand based in Charlotte, N.C. Recover specializes in manufacturing environmentally sustainable apparel made out of 100% recycled materials. By using recycled PET (ie. water bottles) and recycled cotton scraps, Recover strives to produce the most ecologically friendly and socially responsible apparel possible (just 8 recycled bottles to make 1 shirt!). From water and energy conservation during the manufacturing process, to using eco-friendly dyes and inks, Recover looks at the entire process and believes in full transparency throughout the supply chain. For more information, visit recoverbrands.com.

About Novant Health Charlotte Marathon

Racing through the streets of Charlotte, N.C. since 2005, the Novant Health Charlotte Marathon (formerly the Novant Health Thunder Road Marathon) features a marathon, half-marathon, 5K run/walk, relay and a kids 1 mile fun run, the event draws participants from around the United States. For more information, visit www.runcharlotte.com.

Stay connected with the Novant Health Charlotte Marathon on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/CharlotteMarathon, on Instagram at https://instagram.com/CharlotteMarathon and Twitter at @CLTMarathon.

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