Georgetown Triathletes

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Georgetown "Movin To Wellness" Program

Since 2010, a total amount of $24,772.60 has been raised by local athletes, to support people living with Parkinson's


Donation 2017, $2350.00


This amount was raised from a Zumbathon, Raffle, Auction and Volunteering at the Austin 70.3 Ironman









Christine Knight, Mary Jane Berry and Joe Parks


Donation 2016, $710


Donation 2015 $1,000











Members of the local Parkinson's Community 


Donation 2014 $1,000 


Donation 2012, $8000.00


Georgetown Triathletes took over the organization of the race "Pick Up Your Feet 5K"


This year we decided that we would like the money raised to go back to the local community and with the help of Chrisy Herff, we were able to set up the Movin to Wellness Program in Georgetown.









Christy Herff, Baylor Scott & White, Plummer Movement Disorder Foundation. Tony Kaupas, Christine Knight and John Carchedi


Donation 2011, $7,500 


The second check, again was donated to the Michael J Fox Foundation via the Georgetown Running Club and from the 5K race.  


Tony Kaupas was very instrumental in finding sponsors for the race and in particular one major sponsor "ILE DESiGNS"


Christine Knight was the Race Director and still an active board member of Georgetown Running Club



Dee Simmons, Tony Kaupas and Christine Knight


Donation 2010, $5,112.60


The was the first check that was donated to the program, it was originally given to the Michael J Fox Foundation via the Georgetown Running Club


The money was raised by organizing  a 5k, called "Pick Up Your Feet for Parkinson's"


Christine Knight was a founding member of the Georgetown Running Club, Race Director and a Board Member 





John Carchedi and Christine Knight