Readers Say Thanks |

Readers Say Thanks

The race directors of the Turkey Day 5K and the Carbondale Community School would like to thank the following individuals and businesses who helped make this year’s race the most successful in its history.

Many thanks to the Glenwood Springs Golf Course for hosting this event for all of our 20 years.

Kudos to Kevin Flohr and City Market of Glenwood Springs for 12 years of support, and generous donations of food and beverages for our postrace party.

Our appreciation goes to Joelle Milholm and the Post Independent for their yearly coverage of our event.

Thanks again to Paul Salmen and Nancy Reinisch for loaning and helping set up the finish line clock.

Heartfelt thanks to Rick, Jenny, Jordan, and Josh Chavez for the turkeys, pumpkin bread, helping with the food, and for traveling so far to partake in our race and the festivities.

To Jake Townsley, thanks for stepping in and running the race for those runners who could not be here this year.

Our gratitude abounds for the volunteers who routinely spend their Thanksgiving mornings with us, regardless of the weather.

Thank you Greg Gortsema, Kirk Blaszyk and Wolf, Trish and Dave Baertsch, Jim Roy and Dorlene Byers-Roy, Dan Fritz, Julie and Bobbi Faulkner, Jim Farris, Delwyn Fletcher, John and Shannon Pelland, Dawn French, Scott Ryan and Dave Vanderhoof.

Well done, Marco Salmen, Megan Lund, Hailey Swirbul and Keegan Swirbul, for taking the top honors this year.

To Bob Willey, Jack Green, Paul Driskill, Mike Vidakovich, Jim Richmond and Howard Jay, it’s so great to see the original runners of the first Turkey Day 5K continue this fun tradition.

To all of our participants, thanks for sharing your time with us, and we hope to see you at the starting line next year.

Karen Greenwood and Jim Richmond

race directors, Turkey Day 5K

Glenwood Springs

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