SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOBankingRates client Pacific Marine Credit Union will host its 9th Annual Oceanside Turkey Trot Nov. 27, drawing more than 10,000 participants across 48 states to run, walk and support San Diego causes this Thanksgiving Day. GOBankingRates frequently highlights financial institutions like PMCU that find engaging ways to support their communities.
Turkey Trot participants can designate their entry fees toward local schools and nonprofits; the race also supports the Move Your Feet Before You Eat Foundation, a charity that promotes health and physical activity among young people, founded by Kinane Events, the event's organizer. The PMCU Oceanside Turkey Trot has raised more than $160,000 for local charities in the last eight years.
"The Oceanside Turkey Trot is the type of event that not only promotes great lifestyle habits, but also helps raise money for community causes. PMCU is proud to have the opportunity to be associated with an event that can bring the community together in a fun and positive way," said Brad Smith, Chief of Staff at Pacific Marine Credit Union.
- The 5-Mile and 5K runs will begin at the Civic Center, located at 330 N. Coast Highway.
- The 5-Mile run will kick off at 7 a.m., and the 5K run will follow at 8:20 a.m. A 5K walk will begin at 8:45 a.m.
- All races feature live entertainment along the courses.
Participants and volunteers can register at www.osideturkeytrot.com or by calling (760) 434-5255.
About Pacific Marine Credit Union
Since 1952, Pacific Marine Credit Union (PMCU) has been making a difference: helping people with their financial needs and giving back to the local communities. PMCU is owned and governed by its members, operating not-for-profit, but for service. This allows the revenue generated by its services to be given back in the form of lower interest rates on loans, reduced fees, attractive earnings on savings and investments, and around-the-clock access to the latest electronic services.
PMCU is open to everyone who lives or works in San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. Pacific Marine Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration and is an Equal Housing Lender.
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