Thursday, March 24, 2011

Austaco/Taco Bell named presenting sponsor of Texas Round-Up

Austin, Texas (March 24, 2011) – Texas Round-Up, Inc is proud to announce Austaco/Taco Bell, as a presenting sponsor of The Texas Round-Up 5K & Family Mile, to be held in Austin, Texas on April 30, 2011.

2011 will mark the 8th edition of the Texas Round-Up. This event, consisting of a 5-K and Family Fun mile in downtown Austin and around the Texas State Capitol, has become a favorite of Texans due to its exciting course great family atmosphere. The race culminates in a family-friendly carnival held directly in front of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. The 5K attracts both seasoned runners and first timers using this as their kickoff to an active lifestyle.

“The Texas Round-Up is thrilled to forge a long term partnership with Austaco. The mission of the Texas Round-Up is to improve the health of Texas through education and promotion of physical activity. Austaco has been a strong supporter of this event for several years, and their actions as a business and in the community show that they are dedicated to its mission. Together we hope to expose even more Texans to healthy living and the joy of physical activity,” says Lindsay Rosenthal, President of the Board of the Texas Round-Up.

“Austaco is very excited to partner with the Texas Round-Up. We have been looking for that right partnership to promote wellness, exercise and the importance of physical activity for both our employees and the communities that we serve, and we are pleased to have found that with the Texas Round-Up,” states Caleb Stirling, Brand Development Manager for Austaco, Ltd.

The 2011 Texas Round-Up will be held on April 30, 2011. Visit for more information.

About The Texas Round-Up

The Texas Round-Up running is owned and produced by Texas Round-Up, Inc. It is one of the few non-profit operated running events in central Texas. The mission of the Texas Round Up is to improve the health of Texans through education and promotion of physical activity and healthy living. 100% of the proceeds from the event go to organizations working towards improving the aspects of healthy living and physical activity in Texas public schools.

About Austaco/Taco Bell

Austaco, Ltd, founded in 1968, is a franchisee of Taco Bell and is owned by Dirk and Katie Dozier. With over 75 Taco Bells throughout the Central Texas region, Austaco is committed to their motto: ‘Here to Serve’, by operating on the principles of hospitality, quality, service and cleanliness and by taking care of their employees, customers and community. For store locations, menus and more, visit

Sunday, March 6, 2011

JGT named part of USAT Talent ID Series


Jack's Generic Triathlon has been named part of USA Triathlon's Talent ID Series for boys and girls ages 16-19. The purpose is to encourage and identify youngsters with potential in the sport of triathlon.

For more information on the series events please go to