2017 Dime McCarren 5K Run to Take Place on May 6, 2017

Dime Community Bank (“Dime”) along with St. Nicks Alliance, and New York City Runs Inc. (“NYCRUNS”), jointly announced today that the 2017 Dime McCarren 5K Run will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10:00am.

This marks the second year of Dime’s multiyear commitment to serve as the Title Sponsor of the Dime McCarren 5K Run/Walk for Youth, which benefits local children in North Brooklyn through the St. Nicks Alliance.  Produced by St. Nicks Alliance and NYCRUNS since inception in 2012, the McCarren 5K has grown into one of the most popular road races in Brooklyn, attracting over 700 participants. This event’s proceeds benefit a variety of St. Nicks Alliance education initiatives, such as:  literacy immersion, the BK Story Voyager, summer camp enrichment activities, etc.

“We are happy to have the continued support of Dime as our Title Sponsor,” said Jose Leon, St. Nicks Alliance Deputy Executive Director.  “Dime’s commitment helps us to provide critical educational services to those in need in North Brooklyn and ensure all children succeed in school.”

“We are proud to partner with St. Nicks Alliance and NYCRUNS to ensure the ongoing success and growth of this popular event, which will help transform the lives of so many individuals in this area,” said Kenneth J. Mahon, Dime President & Chief Executive Officer.

“Dime’s well-known reputation as a community bank in the North Brooklyn area certainly helped raise awareness of this event,” said Steve Lastoe, NYCRUNS President.  “We look forward to another great road race this year.”

For more information about the Dime McCarren 5K, visit nycruns.com/dm5k.

ABOUT DIME COMMUNITY BANK

Dime Community Bank, founded in 1864, is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM), a publicly-owned company.  Dime has 27 branches located throughout Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Nassau County, New York. For more information, go to www.dime.com.

ABOUT ST. NICKS ALLIANCE

St. Nicks Alliance is a nonprofit, non-sectarian community development organization celebrating 42 years of community development in North Brooklyn. St. Nicks Alliance seeks to build community, transforming lives, children, and people through education, housing, workforce development, and elder care. We do this by delivering impactful services with measurable outcomes. As a civic anchor we carry out this mission within the context of building a sustainable community for all people through the arts, environmental advocacy, and urban planning.

To learn more about St. Nicks Alliance and SSA, visit www.stnicksalliance.org and www.schoolsettlement.org. 100% of monies raised will be used for direct program expenses to support children and educational services.

ABOUT NYCRUNS

Since 2011, NYCRUNS has launched dozens of new running events in New York City and become a partner to many others. Most of our events take place in and around New York City – one of them even finishes at the top of the Empire State Building! We pride ourselves on producing events of the highest quality with a stellar atmosphere. In early 2017, we announced one of the largest road races in New York City, the Queens Half Marathon taking place on November 18th. To learn more, visit www.nyruns.com and www.queenshalf.com.

 

Dime Contact:
Anthony Rose
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
718-782-6200 extension 5260

St. Nicks Alliance Contact:
Lori Doyon
St. Nicks Alliance
718-388-5454 extension 167

NYCRUNS Contact:
theteam@nycruns.com

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