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FRESH by Brookshire's employees applaud the donation of $41,225 each to Bethesda Health Clinic and American Heart Association Wednesday from the proceeds raised from the inaugural FRESH 15 road race held March 1 at FRESH by Brookshire's.
Brandi Russell of American Heart Association speaks to the crowd after receiving a $41,225 check from the proceeds raised from the inaugural FRESH 15 road race held March 1 at FRESH by Brookshire's.
Dr. John English, executive director of Bethesda Health Clinic, holds a check of $41,225 he received Wednesday from the proceeds raised from the inaugural FRESH 15 road race held March 1 at FRESH by Brookshire's.
Brookshires Senior Vice President of Retail Trent Brookshire, center, presents Dr.
The total raised from the event was more than $80,000, divided evenly between the two organizations.
awesome to even be considered, said John English, executive director of the Bethesda Health Clinic. we, as well as the American Heart Association, will be able to go out and change some lives.
The race gathered more than 2,800 runners from Texas and beyond. Fourteen elite runners participated, with Enoch Nadler from Dallas winning the men overall in the 15K with a finish time of 48 minutes. Nadler has qualified for nike yoga pants the 2016 Olympic marathon trials. Dawn Grunnagle, a Nike Pro and Gatorade Endurance runner, also from Dallas, took home the nike zoom pegasus 33 women overall title.
never been to such a wonderful event, said Brandi Russell, director of the American Heart Association, who is also a runner and participates in many racing events. part of the board, I knew it would be wonderful, but it exceeded my expectations.
Trent Brookshire, who spearheaded the event, said the event had four goals: being a world class race, changing and impacting the lives of East Texans, highlighting a beautiful part of Tyler and giving back every penny to the two charities.
Brookshire and others also noted the fortune of wonderful weather before Tyler unexpected ice storm on Sunday.
had a tremendous turnout Saturday and were very excited to see the community come out and participate in an event that both benefits others and encourages health and wellness, said Brookshire Grocery Company president and CEO Rick Rayford. would like to thank the city of Tyler, our great sponsors and our race staff from all their efforts in helping us create an unforgettable first year race. We are proud to be able to give back b grade nike shoes more than $80,000 to our charities and look forward to putting on another great event next year.