Pearl Izumi Enthusiasts Hosts Second Annual PI Fun Runs Across the U.S. to Celebrate National PI Day


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Lauren Fallert
Verde Brand Communications

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Louisville, Colo. (Mar. 9, 2016)- Pearl Izumi, maker of performance running apparel and footwear, is excited to celebrate the second annual organization of PI Day Fun Runs across the country. Pearl Izumi Champion's team members, sales staff, specialty retailers and running enthusiasts have united to bring their respective communities together on National PI (π) Day for 3.1415 mile fun runs.

This annual PI Fun Run event is inspired by National Pi Day, falling on Monday, March 14th this year and celebrates the famous numeral 3.1415. To expand upon the already established monthly Fun Runs that Pearl Izumi hosts on a monthly basis in Louisville, Colo., Pearl Izumi will sponsor 3.14-mile PI Fun Runs at over 60 locations nationwide.

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On the days surrounding 3.14, locations all over the country will host organized run events aimed to get runners of all disciplines outside, staying active and engaging with their local communities. All Pearl Izumi hosted events will have t-shirts and raffle prizes for participants.

“In Louisville, at our Pearl Izumi headquarters, we will be hosting a lunchtime fun run, running 3.1415 miles from our office and then finishing with a celebration featuring apple pie,” said Pearl Izumi run marketing manager Emelie Ortiz. “The creativity and unique event ideas that our Champion Team have come up with across the country to celebrate PI day with their local running communities is so inspiring! I am excited that PI Day is able to rally together such passionate people from across the country to share their love for running.”

To find out if there is a PI Fun Run happening near you, the time of the event and some details, click here for a detailed event list.

Stay up-to-date on PI Fun Runs on Pearl Izumi RUN’s Facebook page and engage in the conversation using #pifunrun and #pearlizumirun hashtags on Twitter and Instagram.

About Pearl Izumi

For over 60 years, Pearl Izumi has been evolving and revolutionizing the design and manufacture of performance apparel and footwear for athletes who depend on uncompromising gear. Pearl Izumi products empower runners, riders and triathletes to be faster, more comfortable and to perform better 365 days of the year. In 2014, Pearl Izumi rooted its new world headquarters in the Colorado Front Range where it embraces strong influence, both culturally and structurally, from its Japanese heritage.