U.S. Bank announced as Title Sponsor of the OC 5K and Official Banking Partner of the Hoag OC Marathon Running Festival

February 16, 2024

2024 will be largest U.S. Bank OC 5K to date, featuring a spectacular sunset finish line festival and new registration category for walkers; Orange County’s favorite marathon weekend will celebrate 20 years running in 2024

COSTA MESA – February 16, 2024 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The Hoag OC Marathon today announced a new partnership with U.S. Bank as the Title Sponsor of the OC 5K and the Official Banking Partner of the 2024 Hoag OC Marathon Running Festival.

This year, during Cinco de Mayo weekend, the Hoag OC Marathon Running Festival will be celebrating the 20th anniversary event and is expecting more than 24,000 registrants across all events including the U.S. Bank OC 5k, the Hoag OC Marathon, the OC Half Marathon, and the Kids Run the OC Empowered by Hoag.

As a feature of the partnership with U.S. Bank, U.S. Bank customers can use their debit card or credit card when they sign up for any race distance and receive a $15 discount. This savings will be automatically applied when completing the registration process.

“At U.S. Bank our mission is to help power human potential and give back to the communities we live and operate in like Orange County, and we are thrilled to support the OC Marathon in 2024 as the presenting sponsor of the OC 5K Run or Walk,” said Carl Jordan, California Branch & Small Business Banking Regional Executive for U.S. Bank. “U.S. Bank is dedicated to improving financial wellness across the nation, and we look forward to coming together to share this message at one of America’s premier running events.”

“We are excited to welcome back U.S. Bank to the Hoag OC Running Festival as title sponsor of the OC 5K and Official Banking Partner. With their support and this being our 20th anniversary, we are committed to making it our best-ever OC”, said Race Director Gary Kutscher.

The U.S. Bank OC 5K will start at 5:30 PM on Saturday, May 4, 2024 and ending with a sunset finish at the OC Fair and Event Center in front of the stage. The OC Main Stage will feature bands from 3:00 PM and until 7:30 PM. The half and full events will begin the next morning, Sunday, May 5, at Fashion Island in Newport Beach, CA and finish with the Celebrate OC Festival at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa.

For more information or to view a complete schedule of events, visit ocmarathon.com or follow @ocmarathon on social media.

About U.S. Bank

U.S. Bancorp, with approximately 75,000 employees and $668 billion in assets as of September 30, 2023, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association. Headquartered in Minneapolis, the company serves millions of customers locally, nationally and globally through a diversified mix of businesses including consumer banking, business banking, commercial banking, institutional banking, payments and wealth management. U.S. Bancorp has been recognized for its approach to digital innovation, community partnerships and customer service, including being named one of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies and Fortune’s most admired superregional bank. To learn more, please visit the U.S. Bancorp website at usbank.com and click on “About Us.”

About the Hoag OC Marathon Running Festival

The 20th annual Hoag OC Marathon Running Festival returns to the seaside streets of Orange County, California the weekend of May 3, 2024 – May 5, 2024. The Hoag OC Running Festival showcases three days of events, including the Kids Run the OC Empowered by Hoag, the U.S. Bank OC 5K at sunset on Saturday and Sunday’s marathon and half marathon. The race is a perfect destination event for runners, with the beaches, theme parks and near perfect weather. A free two-day OC Lifestyle & Fitness Expo at the OC Fair and Event Center kicks off race weekend, featuring fitness retailers, exhibits and interactive clinics. 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 or to register for the race, visit www.OCmarathon.com.

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