Special Kids has confirmed that the 7th annual Special Kids Race raised $192,216 to help children with special needs served by Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center!
Over 2,850 runners and walkers registered in the 15K, 5K, and 1 Mile distances. There was also a fun, new, challenge incorporated into race day called "Beat the Leprechaun," since the race date fell on St. Patrick's Day this year. For every runner and walker that "Beat the Leprechaun," Hooper Fence Company and Wood Personnel Services donated $1 back to Special Kids which raised an additional $2,000.
The annual Race had expenses covered for the 7th consecutive year by sponsors, allowing every dollar from registration to go towards providing therapy and nursing services at Special Kids.
The 7th annual Special Kids Race was presented by founding sponsor Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & Surgicenter with Diamond sponsor Backer-Springfield and Platinum sponsors Walker & Dunlop and The Crossings at Victory Station.
Gold sponsors included Max Shred, Newk's Eatery, New Vision Baptist Church, Ole South Properties and Stewart's Special Events.
Silver sponsors were Adams Place, Saint Thomas Rutherford, Twelve Stone, Hooper Fence, The Morgan Family Foundation, A Step Ahead, Stones River Battlefield, Nissan North America, Little Guys Movers, Tam Clark DJ Services, Fleet Feet, Smoothie King, Snowie Bus of Nashville and Ascend Federal Credit Union.
Bronze sponsors included Mobility Works, Franklin Synergy Bank, Wegmann Automotive, Once Upon a Child, Sims Recycling, Cooke Realty Partners, David Price Center, Turner Construction Company, TOA, Red Kap, Murfreesboro Pure Milk, Boys and Girls Club, Farrer Brothers, Jim N Nick's, Stones River Recycling, Wax Family Printing, Murfreesboro Pulse, Rock Solid Security, Tasty Table, The Very Idea, Southern Sunday Coffee, Stanlick Chiropractic and Murfreesboro Magazine.