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Tito’s Handmade Vodka to Infuse Its Spirits into the 43rd Statesman Cap10K

Austin, TX – (Jan. 15, 2020) The Statesman Capitol 10,000, presented by Baylor Scott & White, has announced that Tito’s Handmade Vodka will be a sponsor of the 43rd race on April 5, 2020. “Like the Cap10K, Tito’s Handmade Vodka is a beloved Austin, Texas, brand, built through hard work and dedication,” said Jeff Simecek, Statesman Cap10K race director. “And like the Cap10K, Tito’s also supports nonprofit organizations. There is strong synergy between our brands and we look forward to their presence at the Finish Line Festival, where they’ll be sharing their spirits in the bar area. We know our participants will really enjoy cooling down and unwinding with Tito’s Handmade Vodka.”

“Tito’s Handmade Vodka takes great pride in supporting our hometown of Austin, Texas and organizations like Cap10K that are equally passionate about giving back,” said Zack Flores, National Philanthropic Programs Manager at Tito’s Handmade Vodka. “We’re honored to work with them this year to help bring the community together and continue turning spirits into love and goodness. We’ll see you at the finish line!”

The Cap10K 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

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; 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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About Gannett
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit

About Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Tito’s Handmade Vodka is America’s Original Craft Vodka. In 1997, Bert “Tito” Beveridge obtained the first legal permit to distill in Texas and created Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Tito’s distills its corn-based vodka using old-fashioned pot stills and the vodka is naturally Gluten-Free. Tito’s Handmade Vodka is distilled and bottled by Fifth Generation Inc. in Austin, Texas, and is available in Liter, 1.75L,750ml, 375ml, 200ml and 50ml sizes. For more information, visit

About Connect Partnership Group
Connect Partnership Group is a sports marketing agency that drives business for rights holders and brands by creating strategic and authentic partnerships in the sports and entertainment sector. The agency’s leadership team leverages four decades of experience consulting and selling partnerships on behalf of regional, national and international sports leagues, teams and venues. Connect’s team has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for rights holders through developing trusted relationships with brands across all industries. Based in Dallas, TX, Connect has regional operations in Austin, New York and Chicago.

One Comment

  1. Chris Thibert January 17, 2020 at 2:11 pm - Reply

    Wow! that’s really cool, I can’t wait ’til the race to enjoy a cocktail.

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