Statesman Capitol 10K names Greater Texas Credit Union as financial sponsor for 2019 race

January 9, 2019
Austin, TX

The Statesman Capitol 10,000, presented by Baylor Scott & White Health, has announced Greater Texas Credit Union as its financial sponsor for the 42nd annual Cap10K race on April 7, 2019.

“We are so pleased to be partnering with Greater Texas Credit Union. Like the Capitol 10,000, it also has deep Texas roots and strives to support community efforts,” said Jeff Simecek, Statesman Cap10K race director.

“The Statesman Capitol 10,000 has helped support many great Austin charities over its 42-year history, which aligns well with our credit union’s efforts to support communities where our members live and work,” said Greater Texas Credit Union President and CEO Howard Baker. “We are honored to be sponsoring this iconic Austin event to help continue the tradition of giving back.”



About the Statesman Cap10K

The 2019 race will take place on Sunday, April 7. One dollar from each registration will go to the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM), the 2019 Statesman Cap10K beneficiary. The Statesman will donate up to $10,000 in additional participant donations. The Cap10K is the largest 10K race in Texas and one of the top 10 in the nation. It’s among The BibRave 100: A Definitive List of the Best Races and was voted “Best Road Race” in Austin Fit Magazine’s 2018 annual “Best of” awards. The Cap10K began in 1978 with 3,400 participants. In 2018, the race had 23,265 registered participants. Additional race information is available at

About Greater Texas Credit Union

Greater Texas Credit Union has been serving Central Texas since 1952 and is a not-for-profit financial cooperative aimed at providing an array of top-tier banking products and services. All of our products and services are designed to save our members money. We believe that your money should stay your money. To learn more about Greater Texas Credit Union, visit for a complete list of locations and more information about our products and services.

About Statesman Media:
Statesman Media is the premier media company in Central Texas. Its brand portfolio spans print and digital, reaching readers on the smartphone, tablet or laptop platform they prefer. The portfolio includes the Austin American-Statesman, named Newspaper of the Year in both 2013 and 2014 by the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors; six community newspapers; Austin360, the entertainment publication; ¡ahora sí!, the Spanish-language newspaper; corresponding websites,,,, and; the digital edition, Statesman ePaper; dynamic apps like the Austin360 app, Statesman Live, Statesman Weather; and social media feeds, @statesman and @austin360. The print products reach more than 638,000 readers each week, while digital platforms draw 5 million visitors accessing more than 26 million pages each month. The diverse media company also offers commercial printing, packaging and delivery services. Statesman Media owns and manages Statesman Cap10K as well as several community and charitable efforts including Statesman Season for Caring and Statesman Swim Safe for Austin Kids, a local program that teaches at-risk children to swim. Statesman Media is part of GateHouse Media.

For information, contact Sylvia Rodriguez, Sr. Director of Audience & Marketing, at (512) 912-5956.

About GateHouse Media, LLC:
GateHouse Media, headquartered in Pittsford, New York, is a wholly owned subsidiary of New Media Investment Group Inc., which is focused primarily on investing in a high-quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. GateHouse Media is one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by its 144 daily publications. As of April 30, 2018, GateHouse operates in 565 markets across 38 states. GateHouse Media’s portfolio of products includes over 600 business and community publications and 569 websites, serves more than 215,000 business advertising accounts, and reaches 23 million people on a weekly basis.

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