The 13th Annual Great Pumpkin Challenge
raises a record $30,000 (NET)!
When MVP Health Care presented the 13th Annual Great Pumpkin Challenge in the Saratoga Spa State Park on October 19th, over 2,000 runners, walkers, spectators and volunteers packed the Columbia Pavilion, raising $30,000 NET for Saratoga Bridges’ programs and services. Check out some of these people below. The overall Female & Male 5K winners were Alyssa Greer of Ballston Lake & Shaun Donegan of Saratoga Springs. The overall Female & Male 10K winners were Dana Bush of Saratoga Springs & Joseph Sullivan of Schenectady. For full race results visit: www.areep.com. 5K Results – CLICK HERE; 10K Results – CLICK HERE. Read all our great media coverage on our News/TV/Radio Spots page!
The event included a very popular Kids Fun Run for children 12 & under with close to 200 participants, NET Chip Timing, Disposable Bibs/Chips, give-a-ways from our friends at MVP Health Care, Druthers and Healthy Living Market & Café, home-made refreshments, favorite pumpkin and costume contests and many raffle prizes. Fawn Howe was the pledge winner, raising $384 for Saratoga Bridges and winning a $250 Gift Card for Price Chopper. We had over 120 volunteers including some from Staples, Criminal Justice Students from BOCES and of course Saratoga Bridges staff making the day most enjoyable for all.
Special thanks to our 2013 Season Sponsors:
Title Season Sponsor: The Adirondack Trust Company
Lead Season Sponsors: Constance & Thomas D’Ambra and DIAGEO
We greatly apreciate our 2013 Great Pumpkin Challenge Sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: MVP Health Care
Lead Sponsor: Price Chopper
Monster Sponsor: The Fitzgibbons Family BPAS
Witch Sponsor: OrthoNY
Mile Marker Sponsors: Dr. & Mrs. Richard Bossert