Tackle the Tower - Event Recap
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.
Save the date for our 13th Annual Tackle the Tower - Saturday, February 7, 2015.
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, call Kris at 216-229-5757 x 1120.