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.
The Cooper River Bridge Run is the best organized and the 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.
- 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
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YEAR 2013/2014 Cooper River Bridge Run Executive Committee
RACE FOUNDER W. Marcus Newberry, M.D., MUSC
TOWN OF MT. PLEASANT: Ken Ayoub, Nicole Harvey
CHARLESTON COUNTY PARK & RECREATION: David Bennett, John Massey
CHARLESTON RUNNING CLUB: Larry Schrecker, Mike Seekings
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON: William Barfield, Scooter Barnett
CITY OF CHARLESTON: Harry Lesesne, Paul Wieters
CHARLESTON MEDICAL SOCIETY: Peter Carek
CITY OF CHARLESTON AREA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU: Perrin Lawson, Kathleen Cartland