San Diego County Credit Union Returns as Title Sponsor of SDCCU OC Marathon
November 2, 2021
SDCCU operates six branches in Orange County; Rescheduled event to be held as a half-marathon & 5k this weekend on November 6-7, 2021 at the OC Fair and Event Center
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — (November 2, 2021) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of California’s largest credit unions, today announced its return as the title sponsor of the SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival. The 2021 event will take place the weekend of November 6-7, with a half- marathon and 5k. The 26.2-mile marathon and the kid’s run will return with its traditional May timing in 2022.
“We are very pleased to once again partner with SDCCU,” said Gary Kutscher, race director for the SDCCU OC Marathon. “To have a Southern California brand like SDCCU as a leading consumer financial institution looking to empower others, only helps amplify our message and aligns with our runner’s passions and interests in living a healthy and active lifestyle”.
“SDCCU is thrilled to return as the title sponsor of the SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival. We encourage the community to participate and get their health on track.” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell. “As one of the top financial institutions in the country, many have asked us why we chose to be the title sponsor of the SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival—a big event centered on physical health. The answer is simple. We understand the correlation between physical health and financial health.”
The SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival features one of the best destination road race courses on the West Coast with a diverse terrain, changing coastal and inland vistas, and majestic ocean views.
Race weekend begins with a free OC Lifestyle & Fitness Expo, where all runners pick up their race packets and t-shirts. The free expo will take place at the OC Fair and Event Center on Friday, November 4 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 6 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The popular OC 5K then kicks the festival into high gear just before sunset at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, starting and finishing at the OC Fair and Event Center. The SDCCU OC Half Marathon begins at 6 a.m. on Sunday morning. This exceptional half marathon route takes off from Fashion Island in Newport Beach, showcasing the best of Orange County’s natural beauty including seaside neighborhoods before finishing at the OC Fair and Event Center in the heart of the OC, Costa Mesa.
SDCCU operates six branches in Orange County: Alicia Parkway Branch at 27280 Alicia Parkway, Suite A in Laguna Niguel; Costa Mesa Branch at 2300 Harbor Boulevard, Suite A-1 in Costa Mesa; Laguna Niguel Branch at 32341 Golden Lantern, Suite A in Laguna Niguel; Mission Viejo Branch at 23982 Alicia Parkway in Mission Viejo; Westminster Branch at 6745 Westminster Blvd., Suite B in Westminster; and our new Yorba Linda Branch at 4971 Lakeview Avenue in Yorba Linda, CA 92886. For current branch hours and a list of services visit sdccu.com/locations.
For more information about the SDCCU OC Marathon, or to register for the half-marathon & 5k events, visit ocmarathon.com.
About San Diego County Credit Union
SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions, proudly serving the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of $10.7 billion, more than 425,000 members, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Membership required. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit SDCCU.com
About the SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival
The 17th annual SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival will run through Orange County, California over the weekend of November 6-7, 2021 with the OC Half Marathon and the OC 5K. The Kids Run the OC and the OC full marathon have been paused for 2021 and will be back in May of 2022. The event is home to one of the nation’s largest youth running and fitness programs – Kids Run the OC – which was named “Youth Program of the Year” by Running USA. A free two-day Lifestyle & Fitness Expo at the OC Fair and Event Center kicks off race weekend, featuring fitness retailers, exhibits and interactive clinics. The event concludes Sunday afternoon with a post-race finish line festival and beer garden. Over the history of the race, runners have raised more than $8 million for a variety of charities and non-profit organizations. For more information about the SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival, visit ocmarathon.com.
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