Garmin, the maker of navigation equipment, has announced a three-year deal as the official supplier of the Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes Nice-Cannes, whose 7th edition will be held on Nov. 9 on the French Côte d'Azur. The race is the second largest in France by number of participants, with its 13,000 runners including 30 percent of foreigners and 20 international elite runners. The participants equipped with Garmin sports watches will have a chance, at the end of the race, to share and analyze their performance on the community site www.garminconnect.com. Meanwhile, Garmin is preparing for another sporting event, this time in Spain, with the upcoming Garmin Barcelona Triathlon, scheduled for Oct. 5 in the Catalonian capital. Garmin is the main sponsor of the event.