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2014 Medals

Finishers for all events other than the 2 mile fun-run receive a beautiful one of a kind Lost Dutchman Finisher's medal. 2015 medals and tee shirts are being designed. Designs will be displayed here as soon as they are available. Here is what we provided in 2014.

All participants will receive an Expert "tech tee" long sleeved shirt..

Marathoners through the Wall at Mile 24

Lost Dutchman Timing Provided by Raceplace Event Systems. Raceplace will be providing chip in the bib timing for 2015.

Lost Dutchman Marathon All-Volunteer Charity

The Lost Dutchman Marathon, Inc.

The Lost Dutchman Marathon, Inc. is a public charity run by an all-volunteer board of directors and officers with proceeds directed to local youth organizations focused on the economically disadvantaged.

From Inception

Since the Lost Dutchman Marathon’s inception in 2002 over $397,000 has been donated to various local youth organizations.

Your support, as a participant, a sponsor, a volunteer or as a contributor is appreciated and essential for continued success of the organization. As we prepare for our 14th event, we are excited about our ongoing sponsorship of children in need, and staging of a world class event.

Contribute

Anyone wishing to contribute to our charity and assist local economically disadvantaged youth can do so by sending a check to:

The Lost Dutchman Marathon, Inc

Charitable Contributions

P O Box 6417

Apache Junction, AZ 85178

In 2014 the Lost Dutchman Marathon Donated $65,000

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During the Lost Dutchman Marathon's annual post race committee banquet, we handed out $65,000 in donations to support local youth groups and organizations.  The distribution for 2014 was:

The Lost Dutchman Marathon's Jodi Ehrlich Presents Bob Benjamin $2,000 for the Rotary Youth Fund

  • AJHS Band - $500
  • Skyline Jt ROTC - $500
  • Black and Gold Football - $1,500
  • Girls on the Run - $1,000
  • Let Them Run AJ Chapter - $1,000
  • AJ Little League - $2,000
  • Cub Scouts Pack 638 - $1,000
  • Girl Scouts Troop 216 - $1,000
  • AJHS Cheer - $1,000
  • AJPD Auxiliary - $1,000
  • AJPD Explorers - $1,000
  • AJFD Explorers - $1,000
  • AJHS Football - $1,000
  • AJHS Life Skills - $1,000
  • AJ JR ROTC - $1,500
  • Judy Borey accepts a Check for $2,000 on behalf of the Apache Junction Boys and Girls Club.

  • Rotary Youth Fund - $2,000.  The Rotary has 10 years of service, beginning the first year with leadership by Bob Homan and the subsequent 9 years led by Bob Benjamin. Rotary sets out and picks up all the directional signs along Ironwood and Tomahawk, does every detail associated with the 8K trail run, and staffs the turnaround points for the 10K and 2 mile fun run.
  • Boys and Girls Club - $2,000
  • Harvest Compassion Center - $2,000
  • AJ Track and Cross Country Pay to Play - $4,000
  • AJUSD Scholarships 5 X $3,000 = $15,000
  • City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation: $24,000.  This consists of the Youth Scholarship Fund for $18,000 and $6,000 for the Youth Fitness Marathon, Fit Families Program, and Holiday Winter Walk-A-Thon

2014 Lost Dutchman Comittee

The 2014 Lost Dutchman Marathon Committee consists of Terry Barwick, Tayna Loftis, Kristie Carmitchel, James Wasson, Clark Smithson, Chris Giles, Tom Schnettler, Bob Benjamin, Jodi Ehrlich, Jay Reynolds, Dennis L. Lusk, Liz Langenbach, Martin Loftus, Judd Williams, Roc Wilson, Trudy Ewing, Brian Killgore, Steve Ely, Rick Hardina, Sara Feraldi, Darch O’Borne and, and Grady McEachern.

In 2013 the Lost Dutchman Marathon Donated $66,000

During the Lost Dutchman Marathon's annual post race committee banquet, we handed out $66,000 in donations to support local youth groups and organizations.  The distribution for 2013 was:

  • Black and Gold Football - $500
  • Girls on the Run - $500 conditional on establishing an AJ chapter
  • AJ Little League - $1,000
  • Cub Scouts Pack 638 - $1,000
  • Girl Scouts Troop 216 - $1,000
  • AJ Cheer - $1,000
  • AJPD Auxiliary - $1,000
  • AJPD Explorers - $1,000
  • AJFD Explorers - $1,000
  • AJUSD Football - $1,000
  • Special Olympics - $1,000
  • AJNROTC - $1,000
  • Rotary Youth Fund - $2,000.
  • Boys and Girls Club - $2,000
  • Florence USD Pay to Play - $5,000. FUSD provides supplemental transportation for marathoners from Prospector Park to the marathon start for cost. Superintendent Gary Nine also coordinates with the timers and ensures that the race starts on time.
  • AJ Track and Cross Country Pay to Play - $3,000
  • AJUSD Track and Cross Country – $4,000
  • AJUSD Scholarships 5 X $3,000 = $15,000
  • City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation: $24,000.  This consists of the Youth Scholarship Fund $18,000, Youth Fitness Marathon $2,000, Fit Families $2,000, Support/Sponsorship of Holiday Event $2,000

2013 Lost Dutchman Marathon Committee

The 2013 Lost Dutchman Marathon Committee consists of Terry Barwick, Tayna Loftis, Kristie Carmitchel, James Wasson, Clark Smithson, Chris Giles, Tom Schnettler, Bob Benjamin, Jodi Ehrlich, Jay Reynolds, Dennis L. Lusk, Liz Langenbach, Martin Loftus, Judd Williams, Roc Wilson, Trudy Ewing, Vicky Drennan-Alvarez, Rick Hardina, Sara Feraldi, and Grady McEachern.

Contact

Lost Dutchman Marathon contact information is available on our contact page.  Select the appropriate page for more information about running, volunteering, becoming a sponsor or becoming a vendor.

 

Legal Stuff

The Lost Dutchman Marathon is conducted under the governance of the Lost Dutchman Marathon, Inc., classified as a public charity under Code Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

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