The 2015 edition of the Run for Research begins on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Sixteen runners, including AT faculty members, AT graduate assistants, junior, sophomore and freshmen, will take to the Blue Ridge Parkway this weekend running the 175 miles from Cullowhee to Boone in relay fashion.
This year's participants include: Professor Jay Scifers (8th R4R), Graduate Assistant Sarah McNamara (4th R4R), juniors Greylin Cleary (3rd R4R), Floyd Graber (2nd R4R), Dalton Greer (3rd R4R), Luke Miller (3rd R4R), Michael Rabey, Danny Rivas, Jackson Roper (2nd R4R), and Jason Shull, sophomores Bryson Bradley, Brennen Dorsch, April Duke, and Erin Grimsley and freshmen Adam Lytle and Jacob Scifers.
The run begins at 8 am on Saturday and the group expects to complete the run in Boone Sunday morning at ~10 am. We are chasing the course record of 27 hours, 8 minutes and 18 second. Please follow and support us as we raise money for the NATA Foundation.