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Beech Mountain’s Cool Race Weekend

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Written by mike

Beech Mountain’s A Cool 5 Race Weekend is back! That’s right! The fun race event that takes place at 5,506 feet above sea level is back!  Come to the 4th annual A Cool 5 Race Weekend, June 10th and June 11th to watch and cheer on, or participate in the 5 mile Beech Mountain Race, or the 1.5 mile “fun run”.

In 2008, the inaugural race was held and raised money for various community and philanthropic projects on Beech Mountain and in Avery County.  This year’s event will benefit the Beech Mountain Parks & Recreation Department and will include a host of fun and new race activities.  The 3rd annual Beech Mountain Race Weekend was one for the record books; we anticipate that this year’s event will be much the same.

This year’s presenting sponsor for the A Cool 5 Race Weekend is the Appalachian Regional Health Care System.  Events over the weekend include, pre-race festivities, a pasta dinner, motivational speaker guest Molly Barker (founder of Girls on the Run organization and 4 time Kona Ironman World Championship competitor), cook out, live music, fun, and the competitive race series festivities on Saturday.

Volunteers and participants are still invited to join in.  The race committee is also still seeking a title sponsor for the 2011 race weekend.  For more information please contact via email dscagnelli@townofbeechmountain.com or call 828-387-3003.