Andrews Federal Credit Union Sponsors Freedom Run

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Event included a 10-mile run, a 5K run/walk and a half-mile kids’ run. A total of 214 people participated across all three races.

Team Andrews(l to r): Jose Ruberte, Wiesbaden Branch Manager, Michael Bartelle, VP European Operations, and Anthony Theodorou, Dealer Relationship Rep, participate in the 5K Run/Walk at the 6th Annual Freedom Run in Wiesbaden, Germany.

Team Andrews(l to r): Jose Ruberte, Wiesbaden Branch Manager, Michael Bartelle, VP European Operations, and Anthony Theodorou, Dealer Relationship Rep, participate in the 5K Run/Walk at the 6th Annual

The 6th Annual German Credit Union Freedom Ten Mile Run, sponsored by Andrews Federal Credit Union, kicked off Saturday, April 15 at the Wiesbaden Army Garrison. The event included a 10-mile run, a 5K run/walk and a half-mile kids’ run. A total of 214 people participated across all three races.

This year’s run was held in conjunction with several other community events, including the 2017 Easter Egg Hunt, Kinderfest and the DOD Entertainment special “Disney’s Imagination Movers.”

The top male and female overall finishers for the 10-mile run were:

  • Women’s Overall Top Finisher: Rebecca Long, with a time of 1:08:30
  • Men’s Overall Top Finisher: Bryan Dunker, with a time of 54:20

“It is always an honor to sponsor and participate in the Freedom Run,” said Jim Hayes, Andrews Federal President & CEO. “We take pride in supporting our troops and their families overseas.”

Volunteers from the Better Opportunity for Single Service Members and Andrews Federal lent their support. Morale Welfare and Recreation provided banners and signage throughout the community, as well as radio ads prior to the run. All 10-mile race runners received a Freedom Run t-shirt, racer bibs and backpacks courtesy of Andrews Federal.

About Andrews Federal Credit Union
Andrews Federal Credit Union was founded in 1948 to serve the needs of military and civilian personnel by providing a vast array of financial products and services. With over $1.5 billion in assets, Andrews Federal has grown to serve more than 120,000 members in the District of Columbia, Joint Base Andrews (MD), Springfield, Virginia (VA), Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (NJ), and military installations in central Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. In addition, the Credit Union serves as a financial partner with many select employee groups in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia and New Jersey.

To learn more about Andrews Federal Credit Union and its community involvement, or to become a member, call 800.487.5500 or visit http://www.andrewsfcu.org.

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