THE BELL BUCKLE RC-MOONPIE 10 MILE RUN AND FESTIVAL IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT. THERE IS NO RAIN DATE. THE EVENT WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE UNLESS JIM CANTORE SHOWS UP THEN WE WILL ALL FLEE THE PREMISES IMMEDIATELY!

22nd Annual RC-Moon Pie 10 Mile Run PRESS RELEASE

WHAT:     22nd Annual RC-Moon Pie 10 Mile Run
WHEN:    June 17, 2017 Saturday 7:00 am until 10:00 am
WHERE:  Historic Bell Buckle, Tennessee
WHO:      Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce

The sweetest race ever is coming up, and it has the elements of an even bigger element of fun this year! The Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce’s certified 22nd Annual RC Cola – MoonPie 10 Mile Run will be held Saturday, June 17th in historic Bell Buckle, Tennessee. Chattanooga Bakery, the maker of that infinitely famous MoonPie, will celebrate 100 years of making the marshmellowy treats. There will be many surprises during the day to celebrate this historic milestone!

Registration is online at www.bellbucklechamber.com or on Active.com. Mail in registrations are also available on the Bell Buckle Chamber website.

Registration is currently open and is limited to the first 1,000 runners so preregistration is encouraged. The race gets way with a 7am gun. Packet pick up is downtown Bell Buckle on race day from 5:30am to 6:45am. Don’t worry, it goes fast! Race shirts are guaranteed for preregistered runners. A full breakfast is served post race to all runners. Afterwards showers are offered at The Webb School gym which is wonderful if you decided to stay for the popular RC-MoonPie Festival which is held on the festival stage grounds behind the store front area.

A copy of the course map is provided on the Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce’s website. Water stops are provided at Mile Markers 2, 4, 6, and 8 with Poweraide also offered at MM 6 and 8. Timers are provided along the course route as well to help runners work towards that PB goal!
The Nashville Striders provide championchips for recording official times. The mat is pulled at the 2 ½ hour mark with trophy presentation at 10:00 at the stage area behind the downtown square where the RC – MoonPie Festival is held. Race results are provided on site as well as on the Nashville Striders website later on race day.

Trophies are given for the top three finishers in age divisions for both male and female for the top three finishers. Classes are:
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 5=75-79, 80+

Awards are given to the top Male and Female for:
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Overall
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Masters (40+)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Grandmasters (50+)

Entry Fees for 2017 are as follows:
Thru April 30 $30
May 1st – May 31st $35
June 1st – June 15th $40
After June 15th $45

On Line registration available:
www.active.com till Thursday before race day at 10PM

Online registration as well as printable applications at:
www.bellbucklechamber.com/events/rc-moon-pie-festival-and-10-mile-run/

Bell Buckle, Tennessee – Close to Home, but a World away!