On Thanksgiving morning, 600 runner s and walkers participated in the 4th Annual Bulle Rock Turkey Trot, raising over $12,000 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.
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.BulleRockTurkeyTrot.com and the winners were as follows:
Overall Women: Shanna Hersh, Julianne Straus, Kelly Long
Overall Men: Gabriel Lincoln-Decusatis, Mike Feinberg, James Toy
10 and Under Boys: Cole Turner, Max Elliott, Austin Koehn
10 and Under Girls: Sydney Frank, Andrea Meyer, Jamie Gorham
11-14: Girls: Nicki Iaccarusa, Samantha Leonard, Jamie Gorham
11-14 Boys: Connor Graybell, Ken Ikemoto, Ian Elliott
15-19 Boys: Tedd Holbrook, Corey Blanton, Chester Wrobel
15-19 Girls: Kaylee Haberkam, Maria Balboa, Devyn Lozzi
20-29 Women: Erin Bair, Kim Roberts, Tiffany Johnson
20-29 Men: Paul Badders, Mike Peterson, Matt Burdette
30-39: Men: Jason Bowman, Jesse Goodyear, Andrew Cote
30-39: Women: Michelle Hoffman, Jennifer Stagnoli, Stacie McSpadden
40-49: Women: Karen Kenny, Deborah Felts, Kathy Bruck
40-49: Men: Wayne Heffelfinger, David Larson, Jeffrey Harmon
50-59 Men: David Brond, Rick Prothero, Robert Innocenti
50-59 Women: Donna Lewis, Margaret Starnes, Lydia Johnson
60+: Women: Elly Cannito, Berit Boegli, Janet Miller
60+: Men: Patrick Howard, Don Colburn, Michael Elder
Youngest Runners: Andrew Foulk and Vanessa Kalway
Oldest Runners: Berit Boegli, Don Colburn
The Susquehanna Hose Company, which is responsible for the fire protection services for the City of Havre De Grace, will use the proceeds from the race to purchase carbon monoxide detectors for those who can’t afford them. It also will purchase two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and donate additional cash proceeds to the City.
The first three Bulle Rock Turkey Trots raised $26,000, which was used to purchase seven AEDs for The City of Havre de Grace, as well as two hydraulic rams and two rescue and escape units for the Susquehanna Hose Company.
“It is our privilege to annually host the Bulle Rock Turkey Trot and create a fun way to support such a worthwhile cause,” said Brenda Desjardins, a spokeswoman for The Residences at Bulle Rock. ”We are so appreciative of our sponsors, volunteers and all the event participants for helping us raise the funds needed to purchase emergency equipment to help our neighbors in need.”
HeartSmart coordinated registration for the event, while sponsors included: Allied Waste, Allsigns, Bill Bateman’s Bistro, Brickman, Bulle Rock Golf Course, Chesapeake Food Works, citybizlist.com, citybiz real estate, citypeek.com, Clark Turner Signature Homes, Comcast, D.R. Horton, Harford Cable Network, Liberty Homes, MRA/GTA, Modern Babies & Children, NVHomes, New Home Development Strategies, ONeil Interactive, The Residences at Bulle Rock, Ryan Homes, Ryland Homes, Silks Restaurant at Bulle Rock, Thanks Mike, WXCY 103.7FM, Wedding 411 On Demand, Williamsburg Homes and Zalco.
For additional donations to the Susquehanna Hose Company, call Kathy Harper at 410.939 8700 or visit www.BulleRockTurkeyTrot.com.