[Durham INC] coach bubba race cancelled
mike at mikewoodard.com
Tue Dec 15 18:16:50 EST 2009
This is a premature post, as I am working with the City
Administration to review this decision in hopes of finding a compromise.
At 06:02 PM 12/15/2009, John Haws wrote:
>File this as a pet-peeve, but it strikes me as something of concern
>to neighborhoods and QOL in Durham. Forgive me if this is misposted.
>I was dismayed to learn that Durham, and specifically DPD, refused
>to provide approval for the Coach Bubba Race course because it
>crossed some major roads (Fayetteville, Cornwallis). The race took
>runners through the heart of Morehead Hill and Forest Hills.
>With the refusal to allow the race, the city is sending the message
>that Durham does not welcome events of this sort, and to me it casts
>a shadow over the city. The event raised a good bit of money for
>area groups (recently TROSA) and livened up at least one cold
>February morning every year. I envisioned the city hosting marathons
>and similar events, but it appears now that we're headed in the
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