Marking the end of the 2014 race year, members of the Cardinal Track Club’s board of directors met April 7 at Fleet Feet with representatives of their community partners and presented them with checks totaling more than $45,000 for their non-profit activities. Shown left to right are: Kelly Hermanson, Jaclyn Gilstrap, Kristen Pate, Bob Verne, Chris Stoneman, Patricia Verne, Sandy Padden, Susan Chandler, Mike Madden, Ashton Tippins, William Schmidt, Dick Forbis, and Meredith Bolon.
Cardinal’s community partners include: The Arc of Orange County; Get Real & Heel; Orange County Rape Crisis Center; The Optimist Club; and TABLE.
In 2014, an all-time high of 3,000 runners participated in the three races comprising Cardinal’s Le Tour de Carrboro. Cardinal has raised almost $300,000 for its community partners during Le Tour’s first 10 years.