Monday, April 23, 2012

ProRangers Compete in the 7th Annual Revolutionary Run at Valley Forge National Historical Park

Sunday, April 22, 15 ProRangers turned out to compete in this worthy fundraiser for Valley Forge in their 5-mile Revolutionary Run. Although the weather conditions were uncooperative, Cohort 2's, Charles Papacostas placed an incredibly impressive 3rd in his age group out of 1200 runners logging a time of 33.25. Jay Copper placed 5th in his age group with a respectable time of 35.29 and beat his personal best by more than 1 minute from last year. ProRanger Eric Morgan, a member of the recently selected Cohort 3, came in with a time of 36.29 placing 142nd in the field of 1200runners. The ProRangers expressed their sincere gratitude to Superintendent Kate Hammond and Chief Gregg Tinkum of Valley Forge for their post run hospitality. Also, supporting the ProRangers and the Revolutionary Run were: Chief Joe Hinkes, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational Area, Chief Glen Clark and Law Enforcement Park Ranger, Sierra Daniels from Ft. McHenry National Monument, Park Ranger Mark Howard from Harpers Ferry and Supervisory Park Ranger Ryan Levin from Gettysburg. Representing Temple University was Mr. Anthony Luongo, Director of the SLETP and rounding out the supporters of this worthy fundraising event was NPS volunteer Steve Sweet.
Congratulations to all the runners for their efforts!

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