FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2018
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Burlington, Vermont (May 16, 2018) – RunVermont is pleased to announce that People’s United Bank. N.A, has renewed their contract as title sponsor for the Vermont City Marathon.
People’s United Bank became title sponsor in 2015, and will extend their sponsorship for another five years.
“RunVermont is thrilled to continue our relationship with People’s United Bank. Their commitment to help create a first-class experience for runners, volunteers, and families has been overwhelming, and speaks volumes to their dedication to our communities throughout Vermont, and the entire Northeast. We are incredibly grateful for their continued support.” says RunVermont Board Chair Karen Allen.
“As we quickly approach our fourth year as title sponsor for the People’s United Bank Vermont City Marathon & Relay, we are excited to extend this important sponsorship of the largest one-day sporting event in the State of Vermont into 2024.” said Michael Seaver, Vermont President of People’s United Bank. “What makes this event so special is not only the thousands of runners and volunteers who participate, but the dedication and attention to detail I witness each and every year from RunVermont, who is responsible for this incredible event.”
“We couldn’t be more excited to continue this partnership; the people of People’s United Bank have brought a tremendous amount of enthusiasm to the race. And they share that energy with everyone, spectators and runners alike. They’ve become an integral part of the experience that our runners continue to rave about.” said Executive Director Peter Delaney.
Based in Connecticut, People’s United Bank, N.A. is a subsidiary of People’s United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with $44 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of over 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Jack Barnes is Chief Executive Officer of People’s United Bank. He is a graduate of Northeastern University and received his MBA from the University of Vermont. Jack, among several other senior leaders reside in Vermont.
The People’s United Bank Vermont City Marathon is the largest sporting event in Vermont with over 8000 runners competing in the marathon and relay events. It is a fast and spectator friendly course; highlighting the historic city streets as well as the majestic lake and mountain views of Burlington, VT. The People’s United Bank Vermont City Marathon brings over three million dollars to Vermont annually. For more information about the event or to get involved, go to www.runvcm.org