Vail Daily letter: Thanks for supporting Gypsum Daze 5K |

Vail Daily letter: Thanks for supporting Gypsum Daze 5K

Our thanks goes out to the businesses that work with and provide services to our community for their donation of time, merchandise and money to make this year’s Gypsum Daze 5K Run/Walk another success.

The following sponsors made this happen: Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture, Big Steve’s Towing, Vail Valley Jet Center, Vail Valley Medical Center and 811 Don’t Dig. Thanks to them for their donations.

Thanks also to our contributors who do so much to supply the prizes, goodie bags and other items necessary to put on the event. Contributors include Alpine Bank, Ambiance Nails, The Bookworm of Edwards, Boone’s Wines and Spirits, Bravo! Vail Music Festival, Costco, Creekside Grill, Dominos Pizza, Sue Duncan, Eagle Valley Vision, Ferguson, Garden Center of Gypsum, Gypsum Creek Golf Course, Heidi’s Deli, High Altitude Solutions, Keller Williams Real Estate (Black Bear Partners), Larkburger, Mac’s Liquor, Mane Street Hair Styling, Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Napa Auto Parts, Ridley’s Market, Steve’s Barbecue, Subway, town of Gypsum, US Bank, Gypsum Recreation Center (WECMRD), White Water Express Car Wash, Werks Auto and Diesel Repair and Wylaco.

Our volunteers this year were outstanding, as they always are. Thanks to volunteers Mike Esposito, Barak Harned, Joan Harned, Tom Harned, Jamie, Alice Jaramillo, Matt Jaramillo, Susie Keysor, David Medina, Kristen Medina, Maxine Medina, Tim O’Brien, Terry Thissen, Karl Reynolds, Carly Rietmann, Jeremy Rietmann, Laura Sellars, Kay Small, Carl Walker and the town of Gypsum staff and Public Works Department.

Thank you to the timing crew of Beth Pappas, Joel Rabinowitz, Kip Tingle and Dariana from the Vail Recreation District who compiled the results so they were ready at the completion of the race.

We enjoy putting on this race and hope all 199 participants, along with the sponsors, contributors and volunteers, had a good morning start to their Gypsum Daze festivities.

See you again next year.

Tom and Margaret Edwards

Gypsum Daze 5K

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