An 808 way of life

Rocket Run: August 16th, 2008 – Townsend, Tennessee. An Appalachian Bear Rescue fund raiser.

The beautiful weather and cool temperature made for a wonderful start to the 2008 Rocket Run: The Fastest 10K in Tennessee. In its first year as a 10K, The Rocket Run enjoyed a lot of smiling faces and the encouragement of many, many volunteers from Appalachian Bear Rescue of Townsend, Tennessee.

Jeff Day set the course record with a 32:43 and Allison Maurer was the overall women’s winner with a 43:16. All racers were timed by Total Race Solutions.

As Secretary for the Board of Directors, I enjoyed the process of assembling and helping organize the 10K event. Thanks to all those folks that contributed – both those on the Board and those who are “Black Bear-minded.”

Appalachian Bear Rescue is highly appreciative of everyone’s help.

The photo gallery herein recaps the fun at our event.

For 2009, it’ll be even faster.

Rock on.

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5 responses

  1. Steve

    Great event! Will be back next year …

    August 16, 2008 at 5:16 pm

  2. Guy

    Fun times – appreciate the help and the opportunity to run.

    August 16, 2008 at 5:17 pm

  3. Amanda

    The weather helped make the run really fun. Thanks for a great event.

    August 16, 2008 at 5:19 pm

  4. Jack

    the rocket run was a great success because of David’s hard work and the help of his group of talented interns. Thanks for all you do to help the bears.

    Jack

    August 16, 2008 at 8:35 pm

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