The Special Kids Race announced Tuesday that the 4th annual event raised over $127,000 for the children served by local nonprofit Special Kids.
Over 3,000 runners and walkers participated in the sold out 15K, 5K, and 1 Mile distances on Saturday, March 21, at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (MMC) in Murfreesboro. The annual event presented by MMC has had its expenses covered by sponsors each of its four years, allowing every dollar from registration to go towards providing therapy and nursing services at Special Kids.
Special Kids is a Christian therapy and nursing center for children with special needs. The Murfreesboro-based ministry started with one child in 1998 and has grown to serve over 2,700 children from 18 counties in middle Tennessee. For more information on Special Kids, please visit specialkidstn.com or call 615.893.4892.
The Special Kids Race was presented by its founding sponsor Murfreesboro Medical Clinic. Gold level sponsors included Max Shred, Stewart's Special Events, Newk's Eatery, Ole South Properties, Walker & Dunlop, and Tiffany Lane. Silver sponsors for the event were AdamsPlace, Little Guys Movers, Nissan, Ascend Federal Credit Union, St. Thomas Rutherford, Reeves-Sain, The Stones River Battlefield, New Vision Baptist Church, and FleetFeet Sports of Murfreesboro. Bronze sponsors included Franklin Synergy Bank, Once Upon a Child, City Auto, Wegmann Automotive, A Step Ahead, First National Bank Mortgage, Bill Taylor Bushido School of Karate, Pure Barr, Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, Dr. Rachel Johnson, e.Allen Boutique, Fast Signs, Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists, Stanlick Chiropractic, Ditcharo Orthodontics, Foot and Ankle Specialist of Middle Tennessee, The Morgan Family Foundation, Dunk & Vicki Eastham, The Worx Group, Slick Pig BBQ, Sam's Club, Jim 'N Nick's BBQ, Boys & Girls Club of Rutherford County, Farrer Brother's Hardware, Copy Express, The Murfreesboro Pulse, and VIP Murfreesboro.