(November 13, 2013) The Vancouver Sun Run proudly welcomes BlueShore Financial as its new presenting sponsor for 2014. The iconic community event will mark its 30th year on April 27, 2014 with registration now open at www.vancouversunrun.com.
“BlueShore Financial is proud to be presenting sponsor of The Vancouver Sun Run, a unique local event promoting wellness which reflects our organization’s commitment to financial, physical and community wellness. We’ve been part of the community for more than 70 years, and this partnership provides an opportunity to introduce our new name – BlueShore Financial – to the thousands of people who may not know us yet,” said Chris Catliff, President and CEO, BlueShore Financial.
“Personally, I am excited about this sponsorship and plan to participate in The Sun Run, my first ever,” said Catliff. “At BlueShore Financial, we have a large number of committed runners and walkers, and I know I will be joined at the start line by many fellow employees. It’s a great opportunity to engage not just our employees, but our friends, families and other businesses in an event that captures the spirit of community.”
“Everyone connected with the event is very pleased to welcome BlueShore Financial to The Vancouver Sun Run team. With The Vancouver Sun Run and BlueShore Financial both celebrating important organizational milestones and sharing mutual community goals, we know this is a partnership that will help make The 30th Vancouver Sun Run presented by BlueShore Financial one of the best Sun Runs yet, ” stated Patricia Wu, Manager, Local Marketing of Western Canada for The Vancouver Sun and Co-Chair of The Vancouver Sun Run.
The Vancouver Sun Run presented by BlueShore Financial is Canada’s largest 10K road race and the 3rd largest timed 10K in North America. The run is open to international elite competitors, recreational runners, joggers and walkers, wheelchair competitors, teams, schools and children.
The 2014 Vancouver Sun Run presented by BlueShore Financial will take place Sunday, April 27, getting underway at 9 a.m. in downtown Vancouver. The 2.5K Mini Sun Run starts at 8 a.m.
Vancouver-based Sponsorship sales and marketing agency Score Marketing Inc. (www.scoreinc.ca) worked closely with The Vancouver Sun Run organizers and BlueShore Financial to secure the partnership.