Showing posts from September, 2012

"Brewers Mini-Marathon” raises more than $111,000 for MACC Fund

The inaugural “Brewers Mini-Marathon,” presented by  Sendik’s Food   Markets, was completed this morning with a capacity 5,000 runners representing 32 states. Fundraising for the event benefitted the MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc.). "The MACC Fund was honored to be the charitable beneficiary of the inaugural Brewers Mini,” said John Cary, Executive Director of the MACC Fund. “We were thrilled with the incredible response of the runners who raised over $111,000 for pediatric cancer and blood disorder research."

Great Play: Wait, Green What? Racing? Michelin Green X Challenge Asks Why Not?

So, yeah I know there are races for solar-powered cars and such, so its not a novel idea, but this morning while flipping through channels I caught mention of a pro racing circuit that awards green initiatives. No, it's not NASCAR, silly. In the American Le mans Series, the MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge , a first class, world-class environmental competition, challenges all prototypes and GT entries in the field to race 'green'.