BOISE, ID - The Treasure Valley Fire Prevention and Safety CO-OP is putting together the 36th annual Table Rock Challenge to be held Sept. 5th at 9:00am. This 9 mile run/walk race begins at Fort Boise Park, winds up Shaw Mountain and Table Rock roads gaining 1,000ft in elevation and back down to the park.
As runners make their way up to the top of Table Rock they will find water stations staffed by firefighters to quench their thirst. Once at the top, runners can have their picture taken with Smokey Bear at the turn around point, a standing tradition.
There are multiple categories to sign –up for including, age categories, fun walk, and for the first time offered, a dog walk/run. It’s fun for the whole family. Healthy snacks and cake will be provided for runners once they finish the race. Prizes and trophies will be given to each winner of the different categories and if runners sign up early they are guaranteed a Table Rock Challenge shirt.
Cost is $25.00 to pre-register and $30.00 day of the race. A $5.00 discount will be given to all active firefighters and military. All proceeds benefit fire prevention education in the Treasure Valley. To register go to: www.bluecirclesports.com
The Treasure Valley Fire Prevention and Safety CO-OP is made up of multiple agencies including; Boise City Fire Department, Nampa Fire Department, Meridian Fire Department, Boise Bureau of Land Management, Boise National Forest Service, and Idaho Department of Lands. The purpose of the CO-OP is to educate the public about fire prevention, safety and education in the Treasure Valley area. As a CO-OP we all work together and help each other out to put on different events.
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