Statesman Capitol 10K names Wells Fargo as financial sponsor for 2017 race

Press Release
August 16, 2016
Austin, TX

The Statesman Capitol 10,000, presented by Baylor Scott & White Health, has announced Wells Fargo as its financial sponsor for the 40th annual race on April 23, 2017. “We’re proud to announce our partnership with Wells Fargo for the 40th running of the Cap10K in 2017,” said Jeff Simecek, Statesman Cap10K race director. “We’re excited to work with a heritage brand that is so well known and invested in Austin and Central Texas. This partnership will elevate the race by allowing the Cap10K to pursue opportunities that make the event better for all participants to enjoy.”

“At Wells Fargo, caring for our customers and communities is embedded in our culture. We are passionate about investing back into our vibrant city and one of the ways is through our partnership with the Statesman Cap10K,” said Chris Nguyen, Vice President Marketing at Wells Fargo. “The race has deep roots here in Austin, as does Wells Fargo with our 1,400 team members who are giving of their time and resources throughout the community. We are proud to be a part of this exciting event and help support Austin Parks Foundation as the nonprofit beneficiary.”

The Cap10K is the largest 10K race in Texas and one of the top 10 in the nation. The iconic Austin race began in 1978 with 3,400 participants. In 2016, the race had more than 20,500 registered participants. Additional race information is available at