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Two Harbors Investment Corp. To Sponsor 36th Annual Grandma’s Marathon

NEW YORK, May 7, 2012 – Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE: TWO; NYSE Amex: TWO.WS) announced today that it will be a major sponsor of the 36th Annual Grandma’s Marathon.

Grandma’s Marathon represents a “World Class Event with Small Town Charm.” For more than three decades, Grandma’s Marathon weekend has been a marquee Minnesota event. This multiple-race event is world-class ranked, drawing more than 17,000 participants from across the globe. This year’s race, which follows the scenic route from Two Harbors to Duluth, Minnesota, is being held on Saturday, June 16, 2012.

“We are pleased to once again sponsor this marvelous event,” said Thomas Siering, Two Harbors’ President and Chief Executive Officer. “We do so proudly in recognition of our Minnesota roots and our strong connection to the city of Two Harbors, the starting point of Grandma’s Marathon.”

“The dedicated sponsors, runners and volunteers are the foundation for our races and events,” said Scott Keenan, Executive Director of Grandma’s Marathon-Duluth, Inc. “We appreciate the commitment of Two Harbors as a major sponsor again this year and we are grateful for their continued support.”

Grandma’s Marathon-Duluth, Inc.
Grandma’s Marathon-Duluth, Inc. is a Duluth, MN-based non-profit organization responsible for coordinating the annual running of Grandma’s Marathon and its supporting events, including the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, William A. Irvin 5K, Whipper Snapper Races for Kids and Essentia Health Fitness and Health Expo. The organization also administers the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF), which assists with the promotion and development of youth athletics in a five-county region in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. The YAF has contributed more than $500,000 to area youth athletic programs with the help of annual fundraising efforts including the Fitger’s 5K and Park Point 5-Miler. For more information, visit

Two Harbors Investment Corp.
Two Harbors Investment Corp., a Maryland corporation, is a real estate investment trust that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities, residential mortgage loans, residential real properties and other financial assets. Two Harbors is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, and is externally managed and advised by PRCM Advisers LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pine River Capital Management L.P. Additional information is available at

Additional Information
Stockholders and warrant holders of Two Harbors, and other interested persons, may find additional information regarding the company at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Internet site at or by directing requests to: Two Harbors Investment Corp., 601 Carlson Parkway, Suite 150, Minnetonka, MN 55305, telephone 612-629-2500.

Christine Battist, Investor Relations, Two Harbors Investment Corp., (612) 629-2507,


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