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Rock/Creek Race Team Member Matt Karzen Receives Local Spotlight

Matt Karzen by David ManningThe Athens Banner-Herald recently published an article on Rock/Creek Race Team Member, Matt Karzen’s running for a cause. Previously mentioned on Rock/Creek’s blog, read more of what Online Athens had to say about Matt’s goal to run the length of the Georgia Appalachian Trail (76 ish miles) straight through, as a fundraising effort for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.

“Karzen is training to run nonstop all 76 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Georgia, a ridge-running feat he estimates will take at least 22 hours. He is asking people to show support by donating to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which gives educational assistance to the children of U.S. special forces personnel killed in the line of duty…”- [Full article:]

At the time of writing, Matt had reached 35% of his goal of raising $10,000. Check out the firstgiving box to the right of the homepage on for updates.