“15” is SWIF’s Magic Number!

Hundreds of happy folks, a 4.4-mile foot race, fabulous weather, festive drinks, “fine” food, fun tunes, and furry friends…lots of furry friends. This year’s STICK WITH IT FITNESS Before-You-Eat-A-Lot Turkey Trot had all those things…and more!

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And it also resulted in SWIF’s highest fundraising success to date!  Thanks to the generous sponsors, participants, and volunteers, the 15th Annual SWIF Turkey Trot raised close to $15,000 for Autism Speaks.  That amount, along with SWIF’s other current fundraiser, the CEO Challenge, puts SWIF’s total contribution to various charities at over $145,000 since 1997.

Brooke BaileyAnd on this 15th anniversary of the event, the racers got a special treat: Hampton High School Junior, Brooke Bailey, warmed the hearts of the racers with a beautifully sung National Anthem.

The race’s top finishers included:

Top Male Finisher: Jacob Boyle (27:29)

Top Female Finisher: Tena Pettit, (33:02)
defending her 2014 title 🙂

Top-Finishers

Top Racer with Dog Finisher:  Bill Miller and Zeak. (31:51)

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Year after year, SWIF’s Turkey Trot proves to be an enjoyable start to the long holiday weekend as captured in the tons of smiling-faced photos provided by Dave Higginbotham of No Limits Photography.

Click the first photo to start the slideshow.

Event Co-Coordinators Albert Eiler and Sue Seiff would like to once again thank the racers, volunteers, and the very generous sponsors who make this event possible.

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