2014 RC-Moon Pie Festival and Newly re-certified course for our 10 MILE Run

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June 21, 2014

2014 RC Moon Pie Festival Photos can be viewed by clicking here.

2014 10 MILE Run Photos can be viewed by clicking here.

2014 Chamber of Commerce 10 MILE Race results: Overall Age Group

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  1. Patricia Rozek February 2, 2014 at 4:38 pm #

    I just wanted to say I have been trying to go to this moon pie festival for the past 4 years but I have always been there at the wrong time. This year I plan on flying in from Madera, CA the day before the festival so I won’t miss it. I can’t wait…..

    • admin March 14, 2014 at 7:13 pm #

      Great! We look forward to your visit!

  2. Arlene Foster February 4, 2014 at 9:44 pm #

    Hello, I am inquiring about the Festival for 2014. Our band is interested in applying to perform there this year. Is there an application process?

    Thank you so much and have a good rest of your week!

    Arlene Foster
    Tennessee Line Band
    615-497-1705

    • admin March 14, 2014 at 7:12 pm #

      Please give a call to the Chamber at 931-389-9663
      Thank you.

  3. Bill April 25, 2014 at 1:27 pm #

    what time does the activities begin. Will they post a schedule?

    • admin April 29, 2014 at 6:34 pm #

      The Chamber will be posting a schedule in the next few weeks. The 10 MILE run begins at 7:00am and festivities usually begin at 9:00am.

  4. Dorothy Weaver May 23, 2014 at 5:13 pm #

    We have wanted to come for three years, this year we will definitely be there. We’re coming from Dana, NC

    • admin May 27, 2014 at 5:04 pm #

      Great. We look forwarding to your visit!

  5. Samantha June 1, 2014 at 3:55 am #

    How would someone go about getting a booth for the craft fair?

  6. Danny Bare June 1, 2014 at 1:43 pm #

    Do you have to register for the 10 mile race in advance?

    • admin June 2, 2014 at 6:25 pm #

      No, you do not have to register before the event. However, if the event closes at 1000 runners.

      Thanks and looking forward to seeing you there!

  7. Angie June 3, 2014 at 3:34 am #

    4 of us are making a road trip to the festival from Spartanburg, SC! We plan on running the 10 miler. I’m excited!

    • admin June 3, 2014 at 3:14 pm #

      Great! We look forward to welcoming you to our village!

  8. Speakeasy June 3, 2014 at 5:17 pm #

    Speakeasy is ready to ROCK THE HOUSE!!!!

    Ladies, bring your short skirts and dudes, bring your dancing’ shoes!

  9. Ramona Hogsett June 4, 2014 at 6:18 pm #

    Hi, I am interested in becoming a vendor at this year festival. What do I need to do make this happen?

  10. Bob Jenkins June 6, 2014 at 4:05 pm #

    Coming from Terre Haute In.Is their Handicap parking? – Sure hope

    • admin June 9, 2014 at 5:39 pm #

      Yes, We clear the entire parking lot in front of the post office for Handicap Parking. The Bedford County Rescue Squad mans the area and will help people needing accommodation.
      Safe travels and see you soon!

  11. Belinda Tidwell June 6, 2014 at 6:27 pm #

    I am interested in getting a vendor booth for this event if at all possible. Could you please email me any info that you could on how to acquire a booth? Thanks!

  12. Nikki Horton June 10, 2014 at 5:12 pm #

    Is there a beauty pageant?

    • admin June 11, 2014 at 2:34 pm #

      No beauty pageant but lots of activities!

  13. S. Carter June 11, 2014 at 7:09 pm #

    I would like know to whether my application has arrived, but the contact number provided (931-389-9662) appears to be out of service. How else might I go about confirming this?

    • admin June 13, 2014 at 3:49 pm #

      Hello, Please call the Chamber at 931-389-9663 and they will be able to help you. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you there!

  14. Chelsea June 13, 2014 at 1:33 pm #

    I signed up for the 10 mile run months ago but am now injured and cannot do it. Is there a way to be refunded? I am so sad.

    • admin June 16, 2014 at 12:56 pm #

      Unfortunately we are unable to refund registrations. However if you can come to Bell Buckle or send someone in your place, we will be happy to get your tshirt to you. I am so sorry you are injured and hope for a speedy recovery.
      Jenny Hunt
      Race Director

  15. Alan and Penny June 16, 2014 at 5:24 pm #

    We’re gonna be there! Can’t wait! We’ve been planning to go every year for so long and this year we’re gonna finally make it!

    • admin June 16, 2014 at 7:20 pm #

      Great! We look forward to seeing you there!

  16. Jonathan June 17, 2014 at 5:09 am #

    Can you bring lawn chairs

    • admin June 17, 2014 at 3:13 pm #

      Yes.

  17. Rachel June 17, 2014 at 7:07 am #

    What time is synchronized wading? I didn’t see it on the schedule of events. Thanks.

    • admin June 17, 2014 at 3:18 pm #

      The Synchronized Wading event is right after the parade.

      Thanks

  18. rachel June 18, 2014 at 6:13 pm #

    is it free to get in as well as parking? where would be a good place to park? thanks!

    • admin June 18, 2014 at 9:24 pm #

      There is free parking at Webb School and at Bell Buckle Park. There are also places in town where you can pay to park that are close to the venue. Parking is around $5 for those areas.

  19. Steve Wheeler June 20, 2014 at 2:10 pm #

    What kind of run support will there be for the 10 mile run – water? Gatorade?

    • admin June 20, 2014 at 2:49 pm #

      Water stops are at Mile Markers 2, 4, 6 and 8. Powerade at MM 6 & 8.

      There are several residents along the route that also offer water along the route as well. Water be provided at the finish line and a selection of beverages at the breakfast served after the race.

  20. Mary June 20, 2014 at 4:23 pm #

    Are leashed pets allowed?

    • admin June 20, 2014 at 6:34 pm #

      Yes. Furry friends always welcome!

  21. Eddie King June 21, 2014 at 1:55 pm #

    Flew over 4,200 miles all the way from London, England, just for the Bell Buckle RC-Moon Pie Festival!

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