Statesman Capitol 10K names Greater Texas Credit Union as financial sponsor for 2019 race
AUSTIN, TX (January 14, 2019) — 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.”
The Cap10K is the largest 10K race in Texas and sixth largest in the nation. It began in 1978 with 3,400 participants. In 2018, 23,260 registered for the race. 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 2019 race will take place on Sunday, April 7. The 2019 race beneficiary is the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM). Additional race information is available at cap10K.com.
About Greater Texas Credit Union
Greater Texas Credit Union, founded in 1952, is a financial cooperative that emphasizes community stewardship, charitable giving, and employee volunteerism through its Greater Good initiative. Together with its subsidiary, Aggieland Credit Union – which serves the Brazos Valley – the credit union offers a wide variety of consumer-oriented banking services to its 80,000 members across the state of Texas. Greater Texas has locations in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Bryan-College Station, Edinburg, and the Dallas-Ft. Worth market with assets of nearly $1 billion.