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Burke & Herbert Bank Named Official Bank of .US National 12K

INDIANAPOLIS – Burke & Herbert Bank has been named the Official Bank of the .US National 12K, 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. Burke & Herbert Bank was recently named the Best Large Business in Alexandria and is also the official bank of the Alexandria Convention and Visitors' Association.

"USATF is pleased to partner with such a long-standing and vital business in the Alexandria and D.C. area," USATF CEO Max Siegel said. "It's through local partnerships that the .US National 12K will continue to grow and solidify itself among the great races in the country."

As the official bank, Burke & Herbert Bank is the sponsor of the Kids' Fun Run. The Bank will award each young finisher a piggy bank upon completion of the event. Runyon, the official Burke & Herbert Bank mascot, a giant parrot, will accompany the athletes on the route. Balloons will be distributed to all Kids' Fun Run participants by Bank employees. Additionally, Burke & Herbert Bank will have games, prizes, and special account offers during the Fan Festival, from 7 a.m. to noon.

"Burke & Herbert Bank is delighted once again to be the Official Bank of the .US National 12K taking place right here in our neighborhood," said E. Hunt Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "As an Alexandria-based community bank, it is important to us to support programs and events that contribute to the vibrancy of our hometown, and this major road racing event certainly fits the bill. We look forward to cheering on all the race participants – from the elite runners to the kids – and to celebrating everyone's success at the Fan Festival."

The culminating event of the USA Running Circuit and USATF's flagship road race, the .US National 12K will be held November 16 and offer an opportunity for everyone to test their limits and enjoy a scenic run through Alexandria and on the George Washington Parkway. The event features community 12 km and 1 Mile races, a half-mile Kids' Fun Run, as well as the .US National 12K elite race offering $100,000 in prize money, the USATF Masters Championships for over-40 runners and the USATF Club Championships for registered USATF clubs.

Participants and their families and friends can enjoy a dog-friendly Fan Festival at Oronoco Bay Park with food, refreshments, beer garden, and entertainment. Register now at national12k.us.

About USATF
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 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 along with investment accounts, trust products and wealth management services. Burke & Herbert Bank is headquartered in Alexandria and operates 25 branches in Northern Virginia.

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 about.us for more information on .US, and visit neustar.biz for more information on Neustar.

 

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