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A beautiful day for a run
The 2018 Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run in Washington and SacTown run in California helped CUs raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. The Cherry Blossom race earned $380,000 for CMN Hospitals and the SacTown race brought in an additional $235,000 for CMN Hospitals in California and Nevada. This was the 17th year credit unions have served as title sponsor for the races, and since 2002 these events have raised more than $8 million for CMN hospitals. Here's a look at some of the day's festivities and how credit unions made a big difference in the lives of kids.
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Donation check
Organizers of the event pose with the donation check. All told, the 2018 Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run raised $380,000 for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.
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Who's thirsty?
All those runners need a lot of water, and PenFed was on-hand to help participants stay hydrated.
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PSCU's runners
In addition to helping organize the event, employees from PSCU also took part in the race.
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HUD FCU says hello
Representatives from HUD Federal Credit Union were on-site not only to take part in the big day, but to help any last-minute arrivals get registered.
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All smiles in Sacramento
While the Cherry Blossom run was taking place in Washington, the SacTown 10K was also underway across the country in Sacramento, Calif., where several employees from Heritage Community Credit Union took part in the day’s festivities. This year's SacTown race brought in more than $235,000 for CMN Hospitals in California and Nevada.
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A visit from Dr. Bear
The race wasn’t just for grown-ups – there was plenty of fun for kids, too, including a visit from Dr. Bear, the mascot of Children’s National hospital in Washington.
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