PRESENTATION BY ROBERTO POZO RE: ING MIAMI MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON
Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
Board of County Commissioners
Commissioner Heyman explained how she had previously trained for a charitable event with Mr. Roberto Pozo, who had asked that she bring back a world-classed marathon to South Florida. She provided a brief historical overview of the County’s efforts in support of past marathons.
Mr. Roberto Pozo, Race Director, ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon, appeared before the Board and introduced Mr. Frankie Ruiz, Founder, PR Racing Miami, LLC, Co-Founder, ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon, and Cross Country Head Coach at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School. He acknowledged Commissioners Heyman’s and Sorenson’s running in previous marathons and expressed his appreciation for the Commission’s support of ING since 2003. Mr. Pozo announced that this year’s race would be held on January 25, 2009. He provided a brief overview of the different aspects of this organization and the benefits it provided for the community.
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