THANK YOU to all who helped make the 2nd annual Chilly Chili 5K Run/Walk an incredible success! It really was – twice the fun!
THANK YOU to our sponsors!! Presenting Sponsor - Cazenovia Jewelry -A tremendous thank you to Ralph Monforte for his vast and immeasurable support! Fleet Feet, Art Bigsby and Sam Dell Cars and Trucks, Mike Sattler and Bryant and Stratton College, Chary Griffin, Andy Mistur and Mary Lou Nicotra with KPMG, Dan Lyons and Willowbank Company, LLC., Nate Hoak and Ryan Scammell at Price T Shirts, WSYR News Radio, NewsChannel 9, Eagle Newspapers, Cooperstown Brewing, Panera Bread, and of course our generous hosts Dan and Mary Margaret Kuper, The Lincklaen House, Mary Judd, and their incredible staff.
THANK YOU to our Hot Chili Cookin’ Restaurants!! Albert’s, Angels Deli, The Brae Loch, The Brewster Inn, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia Grill, Circa, Common Grounds Café, The Golden Pheasant, The Foggy Goggle, and The Lincklaen House
THANK YOU for the gracious support and donations of time, service, and facility to… Cazenovia residents on the race route, Chief Amico and the Village of Cazenovia police force, Investigator Tom Engelmann, Pat Leone, Cazenovia Fire Department and Chief Tom Tait, Mayor Tom Dougherty and the Village Board, Kevin Merchant and NYS DOT, Evelyn White and the Syracuse Chargers, Jim Walter and Madison County Tourism, I Love NY and New York State Tourism, Noelle Snyder, Rick Gary and Kathy Rowe with Y94, Joe Gallucci at WSYR News Radio, Susan Lawn with News Channel 9,All our friends at Bridgestreet and WSYR -TV- Julie Abbott, Marie Kulikowsky, Shawna LaSpina, and Theresa Underwood, Cazenovia Chamber of Commerce, Pam Kennedy with Eagle Newspapers, The Cazenovia Republican and Editor Willie Kiernan, Kurt Wheeler and the Winter Festival Committee and Project Café, Bob Dubik, Mike Byrnes, Dave Hazer and the custodial staff of the Cazenovia Central School District, Maines, All Seasons Vending, National Grid, CAVAC, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia College Theater, Cazenovia HCBD and all merchants and restaurants that contributed prizes, Postmaster Sharon Parmley and The Cazenovia Post Office, active.com, The Town of Cazenovia and its council, Madison County, Syracuse Safety Lites, Peter Younglove and Cazenovia Grill, Dave Oja, Runners World Magazine, Road ID, St James Church, Hugh Roszel and WBYC, our pace car driver Kevin Dewan, Jason Jeffers, NJ Burr, Karie Ballway and Cooley Associates, Dunkin Donuts, P&C and manger Rich Griffith Karen Zaleski, Linda Mather, Laura Hebert, CCH Board and staff, the Sheriff’s Dept and Captain Matthew Episcopo and Niagara Mohawk. Jackie Miron, Susyn Ahern, Aaron Gifford, Steve McLaughlin, Sam Usborne, Gary Stowell, Jim Volcko and plowers everywhere.
THANK YOU to over 70 incredible volunteers that came from all over CNY to help on race day.
There is not enough thanks in the world for the dedication of the talented and hard working 2006 race committee Laura Benoit, Jen Basic, Eileen Pezzi, Greg Carroll, Stephanie Hunt, Trish Chiarello, Mia Hourigan Dawn Rajkowski, and Bridget Cunningham.
And mostly, THANK YOU to all the runners and walkers that joined us for the 2nd annual Chilly Chili 5K Run/Walk.
Please forgive me if there have been any omissions. Please be assured it was not intentional! The support for this event was so immense I want to thank everyone involved.