Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) announced The Columbia Bank will serve as the official bank of the Baltimore Running Festival and as CSE’s new corporate banking partner. The exclusive five-year deal kicks off with the 16th running of the Charm City’s biggest running event on October 15, 2016.
“The Columbia Bank is proud to invest in and serve our local community by sponsoring the Baltimore Marathon & Running Festival,” said Mark Mullican, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Columbia Bank. “This annual, well-attended celebration allows The Columbia Bank to give back to Baltimore while providing our clients and employees the opportunity to participate in a superior, hometown event.”
“We look forward to helping The Columbia Bank expand its footprint into Baltimore in conjunction with one of the city’s greatest community events,” said Lee Corrigan, president, CSE. “The running festival has earned its reputation of a must-do event for runners not only here in Maryland, but across the globe.”
According to studies by RESI, an economic research and consulting firm located at Towson University, the Baltimore Running Festival generates an annual economic impact of more than $40 million and raises over $1 million for local charities. The event featured runners from all 50 states and 29 foreign countries in 2015.
ABOUT THE COLUMBIA BANK: At The Columbia Bank, we strive to have a better understanding of how we can help you meet your financial goals. We want to hear what you are thinking to better understand your needs and expectations. We listen to your questions and concerns. By listening to you, we can better provide you with the appropriate financial solutions tailored to your needs. We are a full-service commercial bank with assets of more than $2 billion operating 31 branch offices and 39 ATMs serving the people, businesses and the communities that span the central Maryland marketplace counties of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Cecil, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s and Washington. We have built a solid reputation for meeting our customers’ needs and going the extra mile to service them well. We are proud to help create financial success for our customers, career success for our employees and community success in the areas we serve.
ABOUT CORRIGAN SPORTS ENTERPRISES: The Baltimore Running Festival is produced by Corrigan Sports Enterprises, a leader in sports promotions in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. region. Founded in 1991, CSE owns and/or operates the following events: Baltimore Running Festival, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Frederick Running Festival, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Baltimore 10-Miler, Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic, the Oakland Marathon, and the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Recruiting Tournament Series to name a few. For more information visit: www.corrigansports.com.