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Bernardo Adventure Race 2017

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On Saturday the VCOM Sports Medicine Club was able to raise $3,000 through their 8th annual Adventure Race at Claytor Lake State Park. About 75 people participated in or spectated the race that consisted of a 2 mile kayak, 4 mile
bike ride, and 5 kilometer run. The money raised will benefit the Michael Bernardo Scholarship Fund to honor his memory after tragically losing his life while serving on a Dominican Republic medical mission. The scholarship goes to support the medical mission work of rotating 4th year VCOM students in Central America. Sponsors of the event included the Bike Barn, Anytime Fitness Blacksburg, RunAbout Sports, Blacksburg Health and Fitness at The Weight Club, Performance Medicine of Southwest Virginia, Avellinos, Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill and Hethwood Market.

The winners were:

  • 1st – Chris Allen
  • 2nd – Logan Ellis
  • 3rd – Riley Ewen


  • 1st – Gianna Blundo, Cassidy Capps, Zach Goulet
  • 2nd – Sean Huynh, Emily Carbaugh, Zach Amos
  • 3rd – Anthony DeGregoria, Jacob Vaught, Elliot Holbert