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2011 Loop the Lake - Another Great Run!

Jun 30, 2011 by staff

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The annual Loop the Lake 5k, 1 mile and stroller run, held on June 11, 2011 at Lake Blackshear, was another great success. With over 400 runners participating in the event, an amazing time was had by all. Over $40,000 was raised for the three recipient charities.

Loop the Lake always has so much to offer: gorgeous scenery; chiptiming; great t-shirts; excellent goodie bags; sprinklers on the course; wonderful volunteers; a delicious pancake breakfast at the Resort’s Cypress Grille and a steel drum band to entertain you during breakfast. Beyond just a good time and a great race, the event benefits GraceWay Recovery Residence in Albany and Ruth’s Cottage/The Patticake House in Tifton.

Every dollar from race registrations and sponsorships goes directly to the charities. The event was originated by Dr. Edward Hellman, spine surgeon with The Spine & Scoliosis Center at Georgia Sports in Tifton. More can be learned by visiting our website at Loopthelake5k.com; volunteers, runners, and sponsors are being actively sought for another great run next year.

Click here to see the results of the race. Congratulations to all the participants and winners. We hope to see you next year!

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