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Race Day Is Saturday April 7, 2018

MISSION

The Cooper River Bridge Run provides a world-class 10-K foot race. The race promotes continuous physical activity and a healthy lifestyle through education and opportunity.

VISION

The Cooper River Bridge Run is the best organized and best conducted 10-K race in the world. It includes world-class competition in a unique setting with unparalleled participant satisfaction. It broadens community cooperation and participation in healthy events throughout the year. The Cooper River Bridge Run serves as a model of health motivation for other communities throughout the world.

OBJECTIVES

Increase interest in cardiovascular exercise in the community                Raise funds for  public education on the  importance of exercise

Generate a spirit of community involvement and volunteerism               Promote and publicize the Cooper River Bridge Run

A HISTORY OF THE COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN

BY Cedric Jaggers
Contributing Editor, RUNNING JOURNAL
Editor, SOUTH CAROLINA RUNNERS’ GAZETTE
Former Editor, LOW COUNTRY RUNNER

YEAR 2017/2018  Cooper River Bridge Run Executive Committee

Race Founder:  W. Marcus Newberry, M.D., MUSC
Town of Mount Pleasant: Ken Ayoub, Nicole Harvey
Charleston County Parks and Recreation:  David Bennett, John Massey
College of Charleston: William Barfield, Amy Seago
City of Charleston: Harry Lesesne, Paul Wieters
Charleston Medical Society: Keith Borg, M.D., Kathy L. Lehman-Huskamp, M.D.
Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau: Perrin Lawson, Kathleen Cartland
Charleston Running Club: Mike Seekings, Pat Welch