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Bay Federal Credit Union Wins SACTOWN Run 5k Team Challenge

Read this press release on how Bay Federal Credit Union Won the SACTOWN Run 5k Team Challenge.


Capitola, CA – April 13, 2018 – Bay Federal Credit Union’s Bay Fit team won the Credit Union SACTOWN Run 5-kilometer Team Challenge in Sacramento, which saw 2,000 runners at the Capitol Mall, on Sunday, April 8.

Lucilla Sierra, Joey Coffman, and Jason Stidham joined forces for a time of 1:22:04 to take the 2018 Credit Union 5k Team title.

The team raised almost $600 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. In total, the Credit Union SACTOWN Run generated more than $230,000 for CMN this year. Bay Federal also raises money for its local CMN hospital group, Salinas Valley Memorial Hospitals, in May each year.

Stidham, a Capitola resident, was 84th overall (24:57) and 13th in the men’s 35-39 age division. Coffman, who also lives in Capitola, was 178th overall (28:15) and 19th in the men’s 25-29 age division. Sierra, who is from Santa Cruz, was 203 overall (28:53) and 10th in the women’s 35-39 age division. Also representing Bay Federal in fundraising and in the 5k field was Shaylene Schmidt, who lives in Santa Cruz. She placed 193rd overall and 7th in the women’s 20-24 age division.

About Bay Federal Credit Union

Bay Federal is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution that serves more than 69,000 members and 1,200 local businesses throughout Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties. With more than $935 million in assets, Bay Federal Credit Union is the largest member-owned financial institution in Santa Cruz County, serving its members and the community since 1957. Since 2002, 100% of all employees have given their own money and volunteered for numerous local schools, nonprofit organizations, and community events.

Contact: Amy Ivey, VP Marketing and Development
Bay Federal Credit Union

Photo Caption: 

Bay Federal Credit Union employees, from left to right, Jason Stidham, Lucilla Sierra, Shaylene Schmidt, and Joey Coffman take a team photo ahead of the Credit Union SACTOWN Run 5k in Sacramento on Sunday, April 8, 2018.

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