Lubbock Mayor’s Fitness Council announces 2021 grant recipients

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LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — The following is a press release from the Lubbock Mayor’s Fitness Council:

The Lubbock Mayor’s Fitness Council is pleased to announce 11 local organizations will receiving grants from the proceeds of the 2021 Mayor’s Marathon. A check presentation will be at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, December 10 at Preston Smith Elementary School, located at 8707 Dover Ave. A total of $23,500 will be awarded to the local organizations. The 2021 Mayor’s Marathon was on October 31, 2021.

Mayor Dan Pope will present the grants to each recipient, and the Fitness Council will recognize United Supermarkets for its continued contributions and support as the Title Sponsor of the Mayor’s Marathon. Our 2021 grant awardees include:

● Catholic Charities
● Lubbock Children’s Health Clinic
● Lubbock-Cooper Elementary Run Club
● Lubbock Homeschool Athletic Association
● Lubbock Memorial Arboretum Foundation
● Mike & Marti Greer Foundation (Charity Chaser Recipient)
● Preston Smith Color Run
● Preston Smith School Garden
● Preston Smith PE
● USA Fit
● Volunteer Center of Lubbock

The next Mayor’s Marathon, presented by United Supermarkets, is scheduled for Sunday, April 24, 2022.

For more information about the Lubbock Mayor’s Fitness Council and upcoming events, visit

About the Lubbock Mayor’s Fitness Council
Launched in 2017 as a collaboration between Healthy Lubbock – a program of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Garrison Institute on Aging – and the City of Lubbock, the Lubbock Mayor’s Fitness Council (LMFC) is a registered 501(c)(3) working to create a more active and healthy city by showcasing local events, promoting healthy eating and active living.

(Press release from the Lubbock Mayor’s Fitness Council)

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