The Lost Dutchman Marathon

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Lost Dutchman Marathon All-Volunteer Charity

The Lost Dutchman Marathon, Inc.

Lost Dutchman Marthon Apache Junction Non-Profit of the Year 2016 plaque

Lost Dutchman Marthon was named the Apache Junction Non-Profit of the Year for 2016.

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 we have donated over $529,150 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 17th 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

115 N Apache Trail Suite A

Apache Junction, AZ 85118

Lost Dutchman Scholarship recipients 2017 Apache Junction High School

LDM committee member Tayna Loftis presents Apache Junction High School students with $2,000 scholarships. Left to right: Tayna Loftis, Danae Liguori, Emily Abbatacola, Ashley Ross, Sean Maloney, Gabriella Komashko

In 2017 the Lost Dutchman Donated $50,000

During the Lost Dutchman Marathon's annual post race committee banquet, we handed out $50,000 in donations to support local youth groups and organizations. The distribution for 2016 was:

  • Apache Junction High School Scholarships $10,000.00
  • Apache Junction High School Track and Cross Country Pay to Play - $6,000.00
  • City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund - $18,000.00
  • Apache Junction High School Football - $1,000.00
  • Apache Junction High Junior ROTC - $1,000.00
  • Apache Junction Police Dept Auxilliary - $1,000.00
  • Superstition Mtn Rotary Youth Fund - $2,000.00
  • Girl Scout Troop 216 - $1,000.00
  • Apache Junction Little League - $1,000.00
  • Pinal County Girls on the Run - $1,000.00
  • Apache Junction Police Dept Explorers - $1,000.00
  • Superstition Fire & Med Explorers $1,000.00
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    Superstition Mountain Soccer Club receiving their award for 2016

  • Black & Gold Youth Football - $1,000.00
  • Apache Junction High School Band - $1,000.00
  • Skyline Jr ROTC - $1,000.00
  • Apache Junction High School National Honor Society - $1,000.00
  • Superstition Mountain Soccer Club - $1,000.00
  • Apche Juncion Boys Basketball - $500.00
  • Girl Scout Troop 2294 - $500.00
2015 Scholarships 6 2000 dollars each

Martin Loftus presents to 2015 Scholarship Winners Marcos Lopez del Castillo, Sarah Jones, Avery McAllister, Melissa Rivera, Jessica Whitten, and Allyssa Willis

In 2016 the Lost Dutchman Donated $31,100

During the Lost Dutchman Marathon's annual post race committee banquet, we handed out $31,100 in donations to support local youth groups and organizations. The distribution for 2016 was:

  • Superstition Mountain Soccer Club - $300
  • Apache Junction High School National Honor Society - $500
  • Apache Junction High School Cheer - $500 
  • Apache Junction High School Band - $500 
  • Skyline Jr ROTC - $500
  • Harvest Compassion Center - $500
  • Pinal County Girls on the Run - $500
  • Apache Junction High School Football - $600
  • Apache Junction High Junior ROTC - $600
  • Black and Gold Youth Football - $600
  • Apache Junction Little League - $600
  • Cub Scouts Pack 638 - $600
  • Girl Scouts Troop 216 - $600
  • Apache Junction Police Dept Explorers - $600
  • Supst Fire & Medical District Explorers - $600
  • Superstition Mtn Rotary Youth Fund - $1,000
  • AJHS Track and Cross Country Pay to Play - $4,000
  • Apache Junction High School Scholarship Fund - $6,000
  • City of AJ Parks and Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund- $12,000

 

In 2015 the Lost Dutchman Donated $50,000

During the Lost Dutchman Marathon's annual post race committee banquet, we handed out $50,000 in donations to support local youth groups and organizations. The distribution for 2015 was:

  • AJHS Band - $500
  • Skyline Jr ROTC - $500
  • Black and Gold Football - $1000
  • Girls on the Run - $1,000
  • AJ Little League - $1000
  • Cub Scouts Pack 638 - $1,000
  • Girl Scouts Troop 216 - $1,000
  • AJHS Cheer - $500
  • AJPD Auxiliary - $1,000
  • AJPD Explorers - $1,000
  • Clyde Allison Recognition

    Clyde Allison recognized for 14 years of service to the Lost Dutchman Marathon

  • AJFD Explorers - $1,000
  • AJHS Football - $1,000
  • AJHS Life Skills -$500
  • AJ JR ROTC - $1000
  • Rotary Youth Fund - $2,000. 
  • Boys and Girls Club - $1000
  • Harvest Compassion Center -$1000
  • AJ Track and Cross Country Pay to Play - $4,000
  • AJUSD Scholarships 6 X $2000 = $12,000
  • City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation:  $18,000
    • $15,000 for the Youth Scholarship Fund
    • $3000 for the Walkathon

 

In 2014 the Lost Dutchman Marathon Donated $65,000

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

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.