HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. – On Thanksgiving morning, 500 runner s and walkers participated in the 3rd Annual Bulle Rock Turkey Trot, raising over $5,000 for the Susquehanna Hose Company.
Open to the public for all age groups and fitness levels, the 5K walk/run traveled from Residents’ Club at The Residences at Bulle Rock to the five-star Bulle Rock Golf Course and back to the Residents’ Club.
Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty released the runners at exactly 9:00 and the first runner finished 17:55 minutes later. Renaissance All Sports Athletic Club recorded each participant’s finish times and a costumed turkey greeted participants and cheered them on at the finish line.
Race times are posted at www.RASAC.com and the winners were as follows:
1st Place. Eileen Giovanazi
2nd Place: Nelly Budrow
3rd Place: Beth Johnson
1st Place. Daniel Colopietro
2nd Place. Gabriel Lincoln-Decusata
3rd Place: James Toy
The male and female winners in each category were:
Youth 14 & Under
Adolescent: 15 – 19
Open: 20 – 29
Sub-Masters: 30 – 39
Masters: 40 – 49
Veterans 50 – 59
Senior: 60 & older
In addition to the race, the event featured equipment and fire safety demonstrations by the Havre de Grace Ambulance Corp. and the Susquehanna Hose Company, which is responsible for the fire protection services for the City of Havre De Grace.
“Once again, the Bulle Rock Turkey Trot was a great event for a great cause,” said Brenda Desjardins, a spokeswoman for The Residences at Bulle Rock. ”We truly thank the sponsors, staff and resident volunteers who gave up their Thanksgiving morning to help us.”
HeartSmart coordinated event registration, while sponsors included: Allied Waste, Allsigns, Bill Bateman’s Bistro, Brickman, Bulle Rock Golf Course and Restaurant, CAM Group, Chesapeake Food Works, Clark Turner Signature Homes, Comcast, D.R. Horton, Harford Cable Network, MRA/GTA, Merrick Towle Communications, NVHomes, The Residences at Bulle Rock, Ryan Homes, Ryland Homes and WXCY 103.7FM.
For additional donations to the Susquehanna Hose Company, call Kathy Harper at 410.939 8700; email info@HeartSmartfFoundation.org or visit www.BulleRockTurkeyTrot.com.