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Lifestyle Press Release : 25 Oct 2016

Best Western Named #Best Mid-Range Hotel Chain for Second Year Lifestyle—25 Oct 16

Best Western® Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the title of 'Best Mid-Range Hotel Chain' in Travel Weekly Asia's 2016 Reader's Choice Awards for the second consecutive year. The award was voted for by the readers

Lottery Registration for the 40th Annual Empire State Building Run-Up Presented by Marmot Opens October 24, 2016 Lifestyle—25 Oct 16

NEW YORK--25 Oct--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
The 40th Anniversary Event is Scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) today announced that lottery registration for the 2017 Empire State Building Run-Up (ESBRU) Presented by Marmot will open on Monday, October 24, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. ET and close on Sunday, November 27, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Thousands of runners from around the world will enter – all vying for a chance to race up the Empire State Building's 86 flights and 1,576 stairs. Interested runners should register online at http://www.nycruns.com/esb . Race entry is $125 per applicant, and will only be charged once the applicant is informed of his or her selection as a participant. Runners who have applied to climb will be notified of their race status via email on November 30, 2016.

"The Empire State Building is the birthplace of tower running and is the model for stairclimbing races throughout the world," said Anthony E. Malkin, Chairman, and CEO of ESRT. "As we approach our 40th year, we're excited to continue this legacy of bucket-list competition."

Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) is the official charity partner of the ESBRU with a designated heat in the race for challenged athletes. CAF is a world leader in helping people with physical chal