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Burke & Herbert Bank named Official Bank of .US National Road Racing Championships

10/23/2013
 
INDIANAPOLIS - Burke & Herbert Bank has been named the Official Bank of the .US National Road Racing Championships, USA Track & Field announced Wednesday.

Established in 1852, Burke & Herbert Bank is the oldest bank in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the oldest continuously operating bank in the Washington, D.C. community.

USA Track & Field is pleased to partner with such a long-standing and vital business in the Alexandria and DC area,” said CEO Max Siegel. “It’s through local partnerships that the .US National Road Racing Championships will grow and solidify itself among the great races in the country.”

As the official bank, Burke & Herbert Bank will also be recognized as a Champion of the Community and have a booth in the finish line festival, event signage and visibility on the race course.  Three of the Bank’s branches are located on the race course through historic Alexandria, Va. 

“As an Alexandria-based community bank and the oldest bank in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Burke & Herbert Bank is delighted to be the Official Bank of the .US National Road Racing Championships,” said E. Hunt Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  “We have a long-standing commitment to supporting the communities in which we do business.  We believe that our participation in this national championship road race right here in Alexandria is a great way for us to contribute to the vibrant nature of our hometown.  We look forward to seeing all the runners and those cheering them on throughout the race course and at the festival at Oronoco Bay Park.”

The culminating event of the USA Running Circuit and USATF’s flagship road race, the .US National Road Racing Championships will be held Nov. 17 and offer an opportunity for everyone to test their limits and enjoy a scenic run through Alexandria. The event features community 12 km and 5 km races, a ½ mile kids’ run, the .US National Road Racing Championship division offering $100,000 in prize money, and the USA Masters Championships for over-40 runners.

For more information, visit www.uschampionships.us

About USA Track & Field
USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, some of the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the country’s #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States. For more information on USATF, visit www.usatf.org.

About Burke & Herbert Bank
Burke & Herbert Bank, established in 1852, is the oldest bank in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the oldest continuously operating bank in the Washington, D.C. area. The Bank offers a full range of personal and business banking products and services. Burke & Herbert Bank is headquartered in Alexandria, a member of FDIC and operates 25 branches in Northern Virginia. To learn more about the Bank, visit www.burkeandherbertbank.com.

About .US
.US is the country code domain name for the United States of America. .US is managed and operated by Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR), an information services company, on behalf of the United States Department of Commerce. Neustar operates the .US global registry in the public interest and provides critical infrastructure services. Visit www.about.us for more information on .US, and visit www.neustar.biz for more information on Neustar.



Susan Hazzard
Director of Public Relations
USA Track & Field
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