• The financial entity renews its sponsorship of the first running race of the year in Valencia, City of running and will continue to be a key part of the races for the next 3 events.
• 10K Valencia Ibercaja, which will take place on the 13th of January, already has more than 7000 registered participants with approximately a 34% of female participation.
Valencia 19-11-2018- 10K Valencia Ibercaja, that obtained the Bronze IAAF label this year- continues to consolidate the support it gets from its sponsors. In this case, the main sponsor, Ibercaja, further secures its support for the first race of the year in Valencia, city of running and renews its sponsorship until 2021.
As a result, the banking entity will continue naming the race during the next three events: 2019, 2020, 2021. This entity therefore takes a step forward in the support it offers this event and has been offering since the very first race.
Alex Aparicio, director of Valencia 10K Ibericaja, assured that it was “an honour and a pleasure, given the strong friendship built over the years, that an entity like Ibercaja which has sponsored events such as the “Quebrantahuesos” the biggest cycle-touristic challenge in Spain and among the top 10 in the world continues to want to support our race.”
He continues to say “Ibercaja, supports the race since the beginning, 11 years ago, taking a further step in 2017 when it became the main sponsor giving the race its name. Without the support of entities such as Ibercaja the race wouldn´t have come as far as it has.”
From Ibercaja, Fernando Acrega, head of the institutional and business sponsorship department, has expressed that its “with pride that we continue to participate in this race that counts on Alex Aparicio as one of the best organizers of popular races. Not only because of the values he puts into practice in each race he organises, but also for what it means to Valencia its participants. The 10K Valencia Ibercaja is not only a race, it’s a project that inspires and excites. It propagates, the values that the entity defends and with which it is a pleasure to work with: closeness, consistency and hard work”
More than 7000 registered
The 10K Valencia Ibercaja race, which will take place on Sunday the 13th of January, opening the race season for the new year, already has more than 7000 registered participants for its eleventh race with approximately 34% female participation, 5% more than that of last year.
Moreover, more than 80% of the sign ups up until now have opted for the premium registration package, that includes a New Balance running T-shirt. It´s worth reminding participants that there is a 10 000-bib limit for this registration package.
Likewise, all runners that register can lend a helping hand to the charitable partner for this race, the Aspergers Association, by choosing to donate 3 euros. “This year we don’t only want to break records in participation, expectations and brands… but also in solidarity”
Ibercaja is the eighth biggest banking group in Spain and has three million clients. With more than 140 years of experience in banking, Ibercaja provides maximum quality financial services to individuals, institutions, the self-employed and SMEs via it´s more than 1200 offices countrywide, and 24/7 via ibercaja directo, with a team of over 5500 employees.
Ibercaja aims to transmit its intrinsic values; closeness, honesty, inclusion, consistency and hard work, to the general public by sponsoring different activities related to sports, leisure, business and culture.