Tyler Brooks of DeSoto, TX was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the National Black Marathoners Association. Tyler is a senior at DeSoto High School, which is just south of Dallas, TX. He participated in cross country, middle and long distance track events, and races in 5K events. He also served on the Student Council and was active with the theater arts group. Tyler received a recommendation from Dallas’ Southsiders Running Club in which they mentioned that he had performed volunteer work for them and was a life guard at Dallas community swimming pools.
About National Black Marathoners' Association:
The NBMA hosts an annual, multi-race summit. Previous races (and locations) have been Lewis & Clark (St. Charles, MO), New Jersey (Long Branch, NJ), Cleveland (OH), Lost Dutchman (Apache Junction, AZ), Cowtown (Ft. Worth, TX), Georgia (Atlanta), Bermuda International Race Weekend, Deadwood-Michelson (Deadwood, SD), Madison (WI), and the Richmond (VA) Marathon.