TCF Bank Becomes Co-title Sponsor of the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank
Marathon in 2019
WAYZATA, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation
(TCF) (NYSE: TCF), today announced it will be the co-titled sponsor of
the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon. In its 42nd year,
Michigan’s largest road race and the only race to cross international
borders twice expects more than 25,000 runners and an additional 50,000
spectators to attend this year’s full weekend of events October 19-20.
“I am thrilled that TCF Bank sees the value of this great event and is
willing to invest in the state of Michigan, the city of Detroit and the
health and well-being of the running community in which we serve. Their
support allows us to put on a first-class race and showcase our unique
international course,” said Barbara Bennage, executive race director.
“Giving back to the communities we serve is important to all of us at
TCF Bank, and sponsoring the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon is one
way we can continue this strong tradition in the city of Detroit and
throughout Michigan,” said Michael Jones, executive vice president,
consumer banking at TCF Financial Corporation. “Alongside team members
from our offices and 50 branches in Michigan, we look forward to
bringing the community together to create memorable experiences that
showcase the beauty of Detroit and to celebrate the strength and
perseverance of runners.”
The Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon offers a race for everyone with
a full marathon, international half marathon, U.S.-only half marathon,
marathon team relay, 5K, 1-Mile and a Kids Fun Run, as well as a
challenge series that combines multiple races during the two days.
Runners will cross the Ambassador Bridge to Canada and return to the
U.S. through the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel. The route traverses through
historic neighborhoods, Belle Isle and the RiverWalk along the Detroit
River. Registration is now open with low pricing through April 30, 2019.
To learn more or register, visit freepmarathon.com.
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of
March 31, 2019, TCF had $24 billion in total assets and 312 bank
branches in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, South
Dakota and Wisconsin providing retail and commercial banking services.
TCF, through its subsidiaries, also conducts commercial leasing and
equipment finance business in all 50 states and commercial inventory
finance business in all 50 states and Canada. For more information about
TCF, visit tcfbank.com.
The Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon is owned and produced by Michigan.com.
Michigan.com produces a number of premier events in Metro Detroit,
including the Freep Film Festival, the Wine & Food Experience,
Detroit Free Press/Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Top 10 Takeover, The
Detroit News Dish & Design Series, Top Workplaces and The Detroit Free
Press High School Sports Awards. Michigan.com also manages the
business operations of The Detroit News under the terms of a federal
Joint Operating Agreement.
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