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Anna Ryan
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2014 Madison Mini
New Presenting Sponsor for the BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini-Marathon & 5K Announced  
UW Health will be the
Presenting Sponsor for the 6th Annual Mini
Madison, WI (March 11, 2014) The BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini-Marathon & 5K is excited to announce UW Health as the new Presenting Sponsor! In addition, the University of Wisconsin Department of Emergency Medicine will be providing the medical support at the Finish Line. The BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini-Marathon & 5K Presented By UW Health will take place on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Registration for the Mini is now being accepted at The 6th Annual event will once again benefit the UW Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology fund called 'Healthy Women, Healthy Babies'. The Department has been the Official Charity of the Mini since the inaugural year!

"With UW Health's strong commitment to serve the health needs of Wisconsin, we are excited to team up with them." said Vision Event Management President, Jeff Graves. "We are so thrilled to have UW Health as our presenting sponsor. They are a great fit with our other wonderful sponsors and will help us keep raising the bar for running events in the Madison community." Graves added

UW Health thanks the runners and other sponsors of the Madison Mini-Marathon. The proceeds going to the Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund will help ensure good birth outcomes for moms and babies in our community and support the research and community outreach of our UW Ob-Gyn department.

Additional sponsors for the 2014 race include Zimbrick Honda, Fleet Feet Sports Madison, DoubleTree, NBC15, Wisconsin Brewing, Fresh Madison Market and ESPN Madison.

About UW Health UW Health is comprised of the academic health care entities of the University of Wisconsin-Madison: UW Medical Foundation, UW Hospital and Clinics and UW School of Medicine and Public Health. UW Health is also home to American Family Children's Hospital and UW Carbone Cancer Center. Our expert doctors are at the forefront of research, developing new treatments and training the next generation of physicians. Together with other health care professionals, they serve the health needs of Wisconsin, and beyond.

About UW Department of Emergency Medicine
The Department of Emergency Medicine's mission at the University of Wisconsin is to advance the specialty of Emergency Medicine for the direct benefit of the citizens of Wisconsin and beyond. We strive to do this by providing optimal and outstanding patient care for individual patients and families, while also recognizing the unique role our emergency department plays in filling the health care needs of our communities. In addition, we strive to educate, mentor, and develop future leaders in Emergency Medicine, whether they devote their efforts to advancing emergency pre-hospital care, research, public health, or public policy. We aim to be collaborative, across disciplines, specialties, health systems, and even countries. We work within a professional environment that supports and elevates the individual, while aiming to build a sense of community and purpose.

 About BMO Harris Bank BMO Harris Bank provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions through more than 600 branches and approximately 1,300 ATMs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Arizona and Florida. BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus throughout the U.S. For more information about BMO Harris Bank, go to the company fact sheet. Banking products and services are provided by BMO Harris Bank N.A. and are subject to bank or credit approval. BMO Harris ® and BMO Harris Bank® are trade names used by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. BMO Harris Bank is part of BMO Financial Group, a North American financial organization with approximately 1,600 branches, and CDN $593 billion in assets (as of January 31, 2014).

About Madison Mini-Marathon  Madison Mini-Marathon is a production of Vision Event Management (VEM), which produces high-profile endurance events. Based in Westfield, IN, VEM productions include the Chicago Half Marathon, Allstate 13.1 Chicago™, the Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon, the Summerfest Rock 'n Sole Run, the Brewers Mini-Marathon, United Run for the Zoo and the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon.  

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