The second annual Run Gore 5K and Fun Run, sponsored by the Gore Chamber of Commerce, far exceeded all expectations, and the Gore Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the following businesses which donated items to the race: Armstrong Bank, American Beauty Salon, Anne Paige, Bighorse Photography, Cross Telephone, Dr. Arnie McGee, Gambino's Pizza, Harp’s Grocery, Love's Convenience Store, Meredith Hunt Photography, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Sequoyah Fuels and Soda Steve's Market
The Gore Chamber also thanks the following for their immeasurable assistance: Gore Mayor Ryan Callison, Town Administrator Horrace Lindley, the Gore Police Department and Gore Rural Fire Department; and all of the city of Gore workers for making the town look great on race day!
Particular thanks also goes to County Commissioner Steve Carter; Jerry West, Gore Landing Camp host; Gore Schools Superintendent Lucky McCrary and Principal Beverly Robison; National Honor Society members and their sponsor, Carmella Murray; GHS academic team and their sponsor, Rachelle Batesole; The Crossing Church; Dennis and Susan Fields; John Montgomery; Sloan Farms, Inc. (Steve and Cody Sloan); and State Rep. Ed Cannaday.
Terry Sloan, president of the Gore Chamber of Commerce also wishes to especially thank Co-Chairs Lacey Sloan and Jerry Caughman for their endless hard work in organizing this event. Plans are already underway for the third annual Run Gore 5K and Fun Race, tentatively scheduled for Sept. 20, 2014.