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Here’s what people are saying about the event:

“Thank you for the best inaugural race ever. From start to finish it was fabulous and the Sanctuary was awesome.” -Annette

“Best volunteers ever!” -Karen

“I had the best time!! Can’t wait for next year!!” -Lisa

“Excellent event all around. I was really impressed with the organization, friendly volunteers, and of course the course and chimps. 2 thumbs up!” -Ginny

“Everything was so put together. Great event! What a beautiful race! Thank you so much for opening the sanctuary for us. I hope to run again next year!” -Kelly

“Do we really have to wait a year for the next one?” -KC

“Great event. Great volunteers!!” -Glen

“We had an incredible time and already looking forward to next year.” -Tamera

“Thanks so much, all the volunteers were awesome! I especially liked the music choices at the 7 mile marker! Sweet Home Alabama” -Marlene

“Calvary Runners had a blast at the Chimpathon!!! Thank you for a great race!”

“We had a great time. We aren’t fast enough to earn a unique trophy, so bought our own original art work. Can’t wait to get home and have it framed.” -Vicki

“This was so much fun! Can’t wait to do it again!!” -Christie

“Best pacers ever!!!” -Kashka

“Awesome.” -Bonnie

“Born To Run is ingrained in my brain this morning and still have to hold back tears of happiness at how beautifully awesome the sanctuary has turned out…Carole Noone would be bursting with pride….cant wait till next years marathon..I finished this year..but next year I’ll be more prepared..great inspiration to step up the pace and do better…thanks to all the great volunteers and everyone who works up at the sanctuary..I’ll start collecting goodies to donate to the amazing chimps..thanks again for the great event..a huge pant hoot to all of you and the chimps!!” -Rebecca

“It was a fantastic event. Your volunteers should get awards…they are awesome. Thank you.”

“Amazing run for a great cause with fantastic friends! Can’t wait to do it again next year!”

“First time I’ve ever seen a”walker” pacer, but it made my friend who was running/walking feel at ease.” -Katherine

“I’ll be back!! Pacers were awesome!!” -Lisa