Marathon Gold Corporation

10:50 AM EST - Marathon Gold Corporation : Announced the intersection of wide thicknesses of en-echelon stacked QTP veining in new step-out drilling at the Sprite Zone bog area. Drill hole VL-18-676 intersected 6.17 g/t Au over 49.0 metres including 22.40 g/t Au over 10.0 metres and 7.36 g/t Au over 6.0 metres; and VL-18-677 intersected 1.07 g/t Au over 32.0 metres including 2.47 g/t Au over 4.0 metres. Additional stacked QTP veining with good gold values was also intersected in widely spaced step out drill holes covering a 1.5-km strike length of the Sprite Zone bog area. The gold in these new drill holes, combined with previously released drill holes VL-18-657 to 667, supports the Sprite Zone as a significant target for additional exploration and gold resource development. Marathon Gold Corporation
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