Say Hello to BBAC 2013!

Bramble Berry is proud to announce 2013′s Bramble Berry Athletic Club sponsored athletes! In it’s second year, BBAC had more responses to our call for applications than last year (hooray for health!). All of the entries were inspiring and it was hard to choose, but we were delighted by the interest everyone showed. This year we opened enrollment to members of Team Bramble Berry, and even opted to sponsor a unique group of athletes. Read on to see our fabulous 2013 team!

Ladies and gentlemen, Bramble Berry Athletic Club 2013…

Beth Comstock

Beth Comstock

Susan G. Komen 3-Day for Breast Cancer Research

Holly Pike

Holly Pike

Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society

Jamie Weaver

Jamie Weaver

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

Jodi Hopkins

Jodi Hopkins

Warrior Dash for St. Jude’s

Steffanie Housman

Steffanie Housman

We’ve Got Your Back Race for Spinal Health

Michelle Runyan

Michelle Runyan, Team Bramble Berry Processor

Stampede Over Stigma for Mental Health

Rachel Rohrbach

Rachel Rohrbach, Team Bramble Berry Customer Experience Associate

Susan G. Komen 5000K for Breast Cancer Research

Courtney Dann

Courtney Dann, Team Bramble Berry Customer Experience Manager

The Shore Run for Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center

Another new feature this year is that we’ve decided to sponsor a unique team of athletes. Ride with Pride is a non-profit organization that specializes in therapeutic horseback riding and Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy, and they are sending a team to the annual CALNET (California Network for Equestrian Therapy) Horse Show for Therapeutic Riders. Volunteers for Ride with Pride tailor programs to individual riders’ needs and horses like Bob (below) help those with physical and cognitive disabilities with therapeutic riding exercises. We’re excited to welcome the Ride with Pride Team to BBAC!

Bob the Horse

What a great marriage of health and philanthropy! We can’t wait to follow all of our athlete’s in their races this year and celebrate with you as they complete their races. We’ll tell you their stories over the year. Congratulations to our 2013 BBAC Team!

11 Responses to “Say Hello to BBAC 2013!”

  1. Thank you, thank you, thank you for choosing me!! I appreciate it so much and promise to make you proud! :)

  2. Steffanie says:

    I am so excited! I’ve been refreshing the blog all day!!!

  3. Beth says:

    I am so honored to have been chosen. Thank you from the very bottom of my heart.

  4. [...] numerous behavioral health organizations!”  Not only that but I’m being backed by the Bramble Berry Athletic Club!  (That picture isn’t embarrassing at all… it was taken right before I helped break [...]

  5. LeeAnn says:

    Thank you! Oh my goodness! Thank you for picking our team of athletes!! Tears are flowing!!

  6. Rachel says:

    This is such a wonderful opportunity! Thank you for promoting fitness!

  7. [...] Some of you may have seen my posts over on our Facebook page and I also wanted to share formally over here on the blog too. I was selected to be part of the 2013 Bramble Berry Athletic Club (BBAC)! [...]

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