Tuff eNuff 5K/10K at Greek Peak offers a substance-free challenge course

September 13, 2014 by Rachel Cera

Greek Peak Mountain Resort is the site of the second annual Tuff eNuff Challenge, a running, walking, climbing, and crawling course that will raise funds for substance addiction causes in the area, including the Alcohol and Drug Council of Tompkins County. 

Participants at last year's race. Photo by Thomas Hoebbel provided by Greek Peak.Participants at last year's race. Photo by Thomas Hoebbel provided by Greek Peak."These types of events are intense and fun, but often sponsored by beer distributors or other alcohol-producing companies," says Angela Sullivan, executive director of the Alcohol and Drug Council. "We offer a substance-free experience."

Getting over obstacles can be exhilarating says Nicole Pagano, co-owner of Ithaca's Green Street Pharmacy and a second-year participant. "I love that feeling, and I love when I see other people have that feeling, and facilitating other people getting to that feeling."

The Alcohol and Drug Council of Tompkins County and Cortland Prevention Resources will receive funds raised by the event. Registration is available online at greekpeak.net. The event is on Sunday, September 14th, with registration starting at 8am. Participant heats will be released into the course throughout the morning, beginning at 9am.

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