Participants of the 2011 Mad Cow Run sprint past the starting line and down Nelson Road on Aug. 6. This year, 213 runner partook in the race, which was hosted by In Your Pace Running Club and benefitted CAP of Madison County and Wanderers’ Rest.
Nelson Even the threat of rain couldn’t keep 213 runners and walkers away from the third annual Mad Cow Run on Aug. 6 in Nelson.
The race, hosted by In Your Pace Running Club to benefit Community Action Partnership and Wanderer’s Rest Humane Association, went off without a hitch, or a sprinkle, in the heart of Madison County’s dairying region.
Participants and spectators alike got into the spirit with cow-print costumes, cowbells and even a cow statue placed on the 3.1 mile course by local residents coming out to cheer competitors along.
“Every year it gets better,” said CAP Executive Director Julie Dale. “We’d like to thank In Your Pace Running Club and all the participants, volunteers, sponsors and spectators who made the day a fun and special event in support of our community.”
Congratulations were given to male winner Mitchell Miller. Who finished with a time of 0:15:59, and female winner Michelle LaFleur who logged a time of 0:18:39. Complete race results are available at inyourpace.com.
CAP is an anti-poverty agency that improves the well-being and safety of children, families and our community through a variety of programs and services. Last year CAP served approximately 4,800 households. For more information, please visit capmadco.org.
Kim Krula is Human Resources and Community Operations Manager for Community Action Partnership of Madison County. She can be reached at 684-3144 or firstname.lastname@example.org.