Lost Dutchman Marathon Donates $60,000 to Area Youth Agencies

The Lost Dutchman Marathon Inc., a volunteer-led organization, raised $60,000 to be given to youth agencies in the community. Funds were raised at this year’s marathon. Among the recipients this year were Apache Junction Parks & Recreation, pictured above ($20,000), and the Girls on the Run youth running program ($1,250). At a ceremony held at The Paseo, founding member Grady McEachern, the long-time director and president of the Lost Dutchman Marathon (pictured with committee member Jodi Nine-Ehrlich), was recognized for his years of dedication. (Photos courtesy Lost Dutchman Marathon/Facebook)

Founding member Grady McEachern, the long-time director and president of the Lost Dutchman Marathon with committee member Jodi Nine-Ehrlich

A partial list of  2018 beneficiaries of donations from Lost Dutchman Marathon Inc.:

$20,000 – AJ Parks & Recreation

$7,500 – AJHS Track/Cross Country

$2,250 – Superstition Rotary

$1,500 – Skyline JROTC

$1,500 – AJHS JROTC

$1,250 – AJHS Football

$1,250 – SFMD Explorers

$1,250 – AJ Little League

$1,250 – Girls on the Run

$1,250 – Girl Scouts Troop 216

$1,250 – Black & Gold Youth Football League

$1,250 – AJHS Band

$1,000 – AJHS Boys Basketball

$1,000 – Girl Scouts Troop 2294

$500 – AJHS Volleyball

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