MORE THAN 200 TAKE 100 ACRE CHALLENGE

by Gair on October 16, 2013

MORE THAN 200 COMPETITORS RANGING IN AGE FROM 2 TO 71 YEARS OLD TOOK ON THE 100 ACRE CHALLENGE IN INTERVALE MONDAY, A FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT THE OUTREACH READING PROGRAMS OF THE NON PROFIT BELIEVE IN BOOKS LITERACY FOUNDATION.

SPOKESMAN JESSE MOSSTON SAYS RACERS FACED 21 DIFFERENT MOSTLY NATURAL OBSTACLES FROM MUD PITS, TO STEEP DIRT CLIMBS TO A POND CROSSING WHILE KIDS 12 AND UNDER IN THE MINI ACRE CHALLENGE CONFRONTED HILLS, HAY BALES AND A CULVERT – ALL DESIGNED BY MEMBERS OF BELIEVE IN BOOKS.

MEMBERS OF THE CELTIC BAND AMERICAN ROGUES – DRESSED IN THEIR KILTS – SPURRED THE WET AND MUDDY RACERS ON WITH ROUSING MUSICAL NUMBERS FROM THEIR BAGPIPES AND DRUMS.

THE OVERALL WINNER OF THE 100 ACRE CHALLENGE WAS 13-YEAR-OLD CAMERON STINCHFIELD OF WAKEFIELD, WITH A TIME OF 24 MINUTES, 54 SECONDS. TOP FEMALE FINISHER WAS 26-YEAR-OLD CHRISTINA ESTES OF BARTLETT, WHO CLOCKED IN AT 33 MINUTES, 48 SECONDS.

TEAM APEX WON IN THE FOUR-PERSON CATEGORY AND THE TURBO RANGERS WON IN THE 2-PERSON CATEGORY.

MOSSTON SAYS PLANNING IS ALREADY UNDERWAY FOR NEXT YEAR.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOUNDATION, SEE THE WEBSITE AT www.believeinbooks.org.

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