DUNKIN’ DONUTS PARTNERS WITH ARC OF ONONDAGA FOUNDATION FOR DUNKIN’ RUN ARC RACE 2013

DUNKIN’ DONUTS PARTNERS WITH ARC OF ONONDAGA FOUNDATION FOR DUNKIN’ RUN ARC RACE 2013

SYRACUSE, New York– A Central New York tradition spanning 19 years will be run with the backing and support of Dunkin’ Donuts as it partners with the Arc of Onondaga Foundation to present the Dunkin’ Run Arc Race 2013. One of Central New York’s premier running events traditionally attracting as many as 2,000 community members, the Dunkin’ Run Arc Race 2013 will take place on Saturday, September 7 in Long Branch Park in Liverpool, N.Y.

“Dunkin’ Donuts is thrilled to partner with the Arc of Onondaga Foundation on this iconic celebration of community, family and physical activity that helps raise funds for the integral services provided by the Arc of Onondaga,” said Eric Stensland, field marketing manager for Dunkin’ Donuts. “We look forward to welcoming new participants and seasoned race veterans to the race and encourage Central New York residents to come see how America runs on Dunkin’.”

Dunkin’ Donuts is the title sponsor of the Dunkin’ Run Arc Race 2013, which will raise important funds to support local programs serving people with developmental disabilities. Arc of Onondaga services over 3,000 people and their family members, and is the largest provider of these services in Onondaga County – helping people with developmental disabilities to achieve their fullest potential.

“The Arc of Onondaga Foundation is grateful for the support of Dunkin’ Donuts and its local franchisees to make possible the 19th running of this late summer tradition,” said Lauren Kochian, director of development for the Arc of Onondaga. “This partnership with Dunkin’ Donuts ensures the run will continue to thrive as we raise vital funds to assist people with developmental disabilities here in Central New York.”

The Dunkin’ Run Arc Race 2013 features a USATF-certified 5k run, certified half-marathon, one-mile kid’s fun run and a 3k fun walk. For more information or to register for the Dunkin’ Run Arc Race 2013 visit https://www.arcon.org/events/race.

 

About Dunkin’ Donuts

Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for seven years running. The company has more than 10,500 restaurants in 31 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2012, Dunkin’ Donuts’ restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.9 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.