Celebrating its 36th anniversary in 2013, the New Bedford Half Marathon and the Friendly Sons
of Saint Patrick are pleased to announce the race’s newest sponsor, BayCoast Bank. BayCoast
Bank will be the Gold Sponsor for the 2013 Race ensuring New Bedford as New England’s
premier half marathon. This year’s race will be held March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day.
The New Bedford Half Marathon welcomes an anticipated field of over 3,600 participants to
a challenging course that winds through historic neighborhoods and picturesque waterfront
While showcasing the City of New Bedford the race also provides direct financial support to
scholarship funds and other local charities and non-profit organizations. With BayCoast Bank’s
support, the race can continue making the SouthCoast a better place to live.
BayCoast Bank is a mutually-owned savings bank that was chartered in 1851. Currently, the
Bank serves southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island with locations in Fall River, New
Bedford, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea, North Dighton, Fairhaven, Westport, and Tiverton, RI.
BayCoast Bank offers a wide range of financial services including investment management,
trust services, and insurance and brokerage services to consumers and businesses. Its affiliates
include BayCoast Financial Services, offering stocks, bonds, mutual funds, annuities and college
savings plans; and Partners Insurance Group, LLC, an independent agency representing several
insurance companies that provide automobile, home, life and business coverage. Nicholas
Christ is the Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Main headquarters are at 30 Bedford
St, Fall River, MA 02721. For additional information on the Bank or its services, please visit
www.BayCoastBank.com or call 508-678-7641.