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Kerbey Lane Cafe to Serve up Cheer Cards at the 43rd Cap10K

Austin, TX – (Feb. 5, 2020) Statesman Capitol 10,000 fans planning to root for friends and family at the 43rd Cap10K race on April 5 can add cheer cards sponsored by Kerbey Lane Cafe to their signage. The limited number of cards will be available at the Statesman Cap10K Health & Fitness Expo April 3-4 and in local schools.

“For years, Kerbey Lane Cafe has been an unofficial part of our annual event,” said Jeff Simecek, Statesman Cap10K race director. “It’s tradition for many of our participants to cap off their Cap10K race with brunch at Kerbey Lane Cafe. We’re thrilled that this year that they are an official sponsor of our cheer cards and will help encourage thousands to keep … going!”

“The Cap10K is an Austin institution; and we could not be prouder to help make this event possible,” said Mason Ayer, Kerbey Lane Cafe CEO. “It takes an incredible number of people to make this happen, from the volunteers handing out water and the first responders keeping everyone safe to all the friends, family and neighbors cheering on the runners. We’re grateful to be a part of this community and do our part to get everyone across the finish line.”

The Cap10K, presented by Baylor Scott & White Health, is the largest 10K race in Texas, one of the top 10 in the nation, a BibRave Top Race in America and Austin Fit Magazine’s “Best Race/Run” for 2019.  Additional race information is available at

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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; 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 Gannett. For more information, contact Sara Bryant, Marketing Director at (512) 445-3556.

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