Big news, MKE – earlier today, Milwaukee Marathon Inc. announced PNC will be the title sponsor for the 2015 inaugural running festival. The event will now be named PNC Milwaukee Running Festival.
“With PNC as the title sponsor, the Milwaukee Running Festival has cleared another hurdle in bringing this unique event to life,” said Chris Ponteri, Executive Director of Milwaukee Marathon Inc. “We believe the PNC Milwaukee Running Festival will become the premier running event in the state of Wisconsin.”
“We recognize the tremendous impact this event will have on the city and its many diverse neighborhoods,” said Chris Goller, Regional President for PNC Wisconsin. “PNC Is committed to supporting the economic growth and well-being of Milwaukee. We look forward to the excitement, tourism and competitive spirit this race will bring to the city.”
Under the multi-year sponsorship agreement, PNC will retain naming rights and provide financial and promotional support. PNC will also offer wellness incentives to its employees for participating in the event.
The PNC Milwaukee Running Festival is the first marathon and half marathon race to be held exclusively within the city of Milwaukee. The event will also include a 5k and 1-mile race.
For more information about the PNC Milwaukee Running Festival, visit www.milwaukeerunningfestival.com.
Keep Running MKE – you’re doing great!