AMERANT BANK 5K BRINGS TOGETHER OVER 500 RUNNERS & WALKERS TO BENEFIT UNITED WAY MIAMI

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AMERANT BANK 5K BRINGS TOGETHER OVER 500 RUNNERS & WALKERS TO BENEFIT UNITED WAY MIAMI

Proceeds from the Race Benefitted United Way Miami and Its Continuous Efforts to Strengthen the Community

MIAMI, FL (May 17, 2022) On Saturday, May 14 Amerant Bank hosted United Way Miami’s 11th annual 5k event in Coral Gables. Over 500 runners, walkers, families and fitness enthusiasts alike came together to support United Way Miami’s mission to build a stronger Miami for all. The Amerant Bank 5K took place outside of Coral Gables City Hall.

In partnership with Agency 44, known for producing iconic races such as the Miami Marathon, the morning kicked off with a pre-race warm-up led by 54D coaches, Rodrigo De Ovando and Luis Calderon followed by a five-kilometer run/walk through the beautiful tree-lined streets of Coral Gables. Volunteers lined the streets to encourage runners and offer snacks and water. After the race, participants enjoyed a festive post-race celebration with fun activities, music, food and refreshments thanks to all the Amerant Bank 5K sponsors.

“It was amazing to see the community come together in support of United Way Miami’s mission and efforts to support a healthy lifestyle,” said Joe Zubi, interim President & CEO at United Way Miami. “We look forward to working with Amerant Bank throughout the next few years to continue building a stronger Miami, together.”

“We are pleased to support United Way and agency partners and to be able to engage our team members as well as people from throughout the Miami-Dade community and bring them to Coral Gables for the Amerant Bank 5K,” said Jerry Plush, President,” Vice Chairman & CEO at Amerant Bank. “It’s an honor to play a role in United Way Miami’s impact on our community, and we look forward to continuing our multi-year partnership.”

United Way Miami supports nearly 100 quality programs and initiatives that focus on creating equitable access to quality education for all residents of Miami-Dade County along with the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives.

Amerant Bank 5K sponsors include: Amerant Bank as title sponsor; MasTec and Miami Kids Magazine as Gold Medal sponsors; Bradesco as Silver Medal sponsors and 54D, Bilzin Sumberg, Bridge Prep Academy, CC Homes, Hinshaw, Jones Day, T-Roc, Paramount and Portal Real Estate as Bronze Medal sponsors.