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Charlottesville, VA, March 13th, 2014 — Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports, a leader in the event production industry, is proud to announce the return of Union First Market Bank as the Presenting Sponsor of the Miller Lite Charlottesville Marathon, Whole Foods Half Marathon, 8K and Kids Mile. The event will take place in historic Charlottesville, Virginia on April 5th, 2014. Voted as one of the most scenic courses in the Country and as one of the fifteen best new Marathons in the USA, the event features a new course for 2014. All events will take place almost exclusively within the City of Charlottesville and showcase the most beautiful and historic locations, including the Rotunda at the University of Virginia, historic Downtown Charlottesville and the Rivanna River.
“Union is proud to sponsor the 2014 Charlottesville Marathon” says John J. Young, Charlottesville’s Union First Market Bank Regional President. “All of us at Union First Market Bank applaud the hard work, dedication and sacrifice this year’s runners have made to train for the event”. “Union is not only a great partner for the race” says Gill, Race Director of the Charlottesville Marathon and CEO of Bad to the Bone, “but they are also a great community partner. Their presence and energy at packet pickup and throughout the event sets the tone for the race and welcomes the runners to a great event”.
Union employees will be on site at packet pickup at the Charlottesville Running and Fitness Expo, the race Expo. They will also be the Presenting Sponsor of the awards ceremony and will be on site to present finishers medallions to every runner crossing the finish line.
For more information on the Charlottesville Marathon, please visit www.charlottesvillemarathon.com. For more information on Union First Market Bank and all their locations, please visit www.bankatunion.com. Sponsors and media should contact Alyssa Godesky at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports
As a leader in the event production business, Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports directs premiere road and trail events in some of the most iconic locations all over the United States. Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports strives to motivate runners of all backgrounds to challenge themselves. For over 12 years, Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports events have reflected owners James Russell Gill III and Dr. Francesca Conte decades-long knowledge and passion for running. www.badtothebone.biz
About Union First Market Bank
Union First Market Bankshares is the largest community banking organization headquartered in Virginia. The company operates Union First Market Bank, which has 90 branches and more than 150 ATMs throughout Virginia and StellarOne Bank, which has 54 branches and more than 60 ATMs throughout Virginia as well as trust and wealth management services. So with more than 140 branches across Virginia, Union is where you work, live and play.