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
·Cleveland Association of Rescue Employees
·Cleveland State University
·Dick’s Sporting Goods
·Elk & Elk
·HMT Associates, Inc.
·Lake County Captains
·Lake County Speedway
·Lake Erie Monsters
·Sirna & Sons Produce
·Suburban Press, Inc.
·Uncle Bob’s Storage
·Winks Bar & Grille
For more information about the event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 216-229-5757.