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American Family Insurance announces sponsorship of the Augusta half marathon and 10K

Madision, Wis. (Feb. 5, 2013) – American Family Insurance is proud to announce a sponsorship of the Augusta, Ga., half marathon and 10K slated for Feb. 24, 2013.

"American Family Insurance is pleased to partner with the Augusta Sports Council in helping to bring an event like this to the community," says Louis Besses, brand strategist at American Family Insurance. "Training for and competing in an endurance event is a dream of many people seeking a healthy lifestyle, and we are proud to support these dreamers in their pursuit of a first race, longer distance or faster pace."

The race begins and ends at Enterprise Mill, includes tours through the city's downtown area and historic Summerville neighborhood. More than 1,500 athletes are expected to participate in this year's race.

"American Family recently opened two locations in the greater Augusta area and we're eager to become partners in the community where we are serving our customers," says Louis.

Registration for the 2013 Augusta half marathon and 10K is now open. For more information, or to register, visit

Based in Madison, Wis., American Family Insurance offers auto insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance, health insurance, business and farm/ranch insurance in 19 states. American Family insurance is the nation's third-largest mutual property/casualty insurance company. Web:; Facebook:; Twitter: