Andrews Federal Credit Union sponsors Freedom Run

SUITLAND, MD (April 25, 2017) — The 6th Annual German Credit Union Freedom Ten Mile Run, sponsored by Andrews Federal Credit Union, kicked off Saturday, April 15 at the Wiesbaden Army Garrison. The event included a 10-mile run, a 5K run/walk and a ½ mile kids’ run.  A total of 214 people participated across all three races.

This year’s run was held in conjunction with several other community events, including the 2017 Easter Egg Hunt, Kinderfest and the DOD Entertainment special “Disney’s Imagination Movers”.

The top male and female overall finishers for the 10-mile run were:

  • Women’s Overall Top Finisher:  Rebecca Long, with a time of 1:08:30
  • Men’s Overall Top Finisher: Bryan Dunker,  with a time of 54:20

“It is always an honor to sponsor and participate in the Freedom Run,” said Jim Hayes, Andrews Federal President & CEO. “We take pride in supporting our troops and their families overseas.”

Volunteers from the Better Opportunity for Single Service Members and Andrews Federal lent their support. Morale Welfare and Recreation provided banners and signage throughout the community, as well as radio ads prior to the run. All 10-mile race runners received a Freedom Run t-shirt, racer bibs and backpacks courtesy of Andrews Federal.

Team Andrews(l to r): Jose Ruberte, Wiesbaden Branch Manager, Michael Bartelle, VP European Operations, and Anthony Theodorou, Dealer Relationship Rep, participate in the 5K Run/Walk at the 6th Annual Freedom Run in Wiesbaden, Germany.

About Andrews Federal Credit Union

Initially founded in 1948, Andrews Federal has grown to serve more than 134,000 members in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, and Military installations in central Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Find Andrews Federal on Facebook and Instagram.


Ashley Baldeon, Andrews Federal Credit Union

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