Tackle the Tower

Tackle the Tower - Saturday, February 8, 2014

Huge thanks to everyone who walked, raced, volunteered and sponsored our 12th Annual Tackle the Tower.  Official race results are available online - click here.  Special thanks to our partners at Hermes Sports & Events for their support managing the race.

Be sure to check out this fun video from Cleveland.com and the mascot's online photo album.

Fun facts from Tackle the Tower 2014:

  • Total number of participants: 1,072
  • Total firefighters: 63 firefighters from 23 different departments
  • Fire department with most participants: Willoughby
  • Oldest participant: 78 years young
  • Youngest participant: 6 years old
  • Fastest time (male): Nick Boatman of Lakewood = 4:00.9
  • Fastest time (female): Tessa Beaulieu of Parma = 5:10.8
  • Fastest mascot: Orbit of the Akron Rubber Ducks = 6:14.9 (new mascot record)
  • Fastest firefighter: John Jedlicka, Lakewood Fire Department = 6:48.2 (new firefighter record)
  • Fastest Co-Ed Team: Flights Club = Combined Time: 26:51.6 (Doug Zak, Megan Lutz, Patrick Fisher, Annie Fisher)
  • Fastest Female Team: We R Fastair = Combined Time: 32:17.1 (Stephanie Leonardi, Amy Wakefield, Jasmyne Anderson, Faith Truthan)
  • Fastest Male Team: Phoenix Suns = Combined Time: 27:11.3 (Anthony Campana, David Bascone, Bob Campana, KC Stitak)
  • Highest pledges raised: Our Cleveland area Mascots = $2,329 and still counting! You can still donate to support their climb!

Our thanks to the following event sponsors and supporters:

 ·Akron Rubber Ducks
·The Anderson-DuBose Company
·Athersys, Inc.
·Canton Charge
·Cleveland Association of Rescue Employees
·Cleveland Browns
·Cleveland Cavaliers
·Cleveland Gladiators
·Cleveland Indians
·Cleveland State University
·Coca-Cola
·Costco
·Dick’s Sporting Goods
·Dollar Bank
·Drug Mart
·Earth Fare
·Elk & Elk
·ESPN Cleveland
·Fairview Hospital
·General Mills
·Good Greens
·HMT Associates, Inc.
·Lake County Captains
·Lake County Speedway
·Lake Erie Monsters
·McDonald’s
·Meister Media
·Movable
·Sirna & Sons Produce
·Snap Brand
·Suburban Press, Inc.
·Uncle Bob’s Storage

·Winks Bar & Grille

More Information

For more information about the event, contact info@rmhcleveland.org or call 216-229-5757.