12,000 Runners Set to Race in the Boston J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® on
Firm Donates All Entry Fees – More Than $500,000 – to One Fund Boston
BOSTON -- April 23, 2013
JPMorgan Chase and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced today that the
30^th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge^® will continue as planned on
June 20th. The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge is one of the largest races in
the city of Boston; 12,000 runners have registered for the 3.5-mile race.
JPMorgan Chase will contribute all entry fees – totaling more than $500,000 –
to One Fund Boston, an organization established last week to provide financial
assistance to the families most affected by the Boston Marathon bombings on
April 15. The One Fund, announced by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and
Mayor Menino, was designed to create a central pool of financial resources.
"Road racing in the city of Boston will go on, thanks to the spirit and
determination of the great people who live here," said Mayor Menino. "We are
thrilled that the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge is scheduled for June 20 and
we appreciate the company's commitment to support this city in the wake of a
"Our thoughts are with all of those whose lives have been impacted by last
week's tragedy, including our more than 1,000 employees and 1.5 million
customers in the Boston area," said Peter Scher, head of Corporate
Responsibility at JPMorgan Chase. "We're pleased to announce that the J.P.
Morgan Corporate Challenge will go on as planned and hope that with 12,000
runners and fans, we will do our part to help Boston demonstrate the
resilience of its great people."
About JPMorgan Chase
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm
with assets of $2.4 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in
investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses,
commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and
private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan
Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the
world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under
its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is
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