Saturday, February 23, 2008

Browning Ross Bob Kupcha Race

The 4th annual Browning Ross Bob Kupcha 5k race will be held March 22 at 9 am at Haddon Lake Park in Mt Ephraim. The 5k will be preceeded by a one mile walk and a free kids fun run.
All kids in the fun run will receive a finishers prize. Browning Ross was a long time track and cross country coach at Gloucester Catholic, US Olympian in 1948 and 1952 (Steeplechase), a founder of the Road Runners Club of America and publisher of the Long Distance Log the first national running magazine and a father to three. Bob Kupcha was an orthopedic surgeon, a veteran, and one of Brownings's athletes on the track team (Gloucester Catholic class of '77) a father of 2, brother of 7 and a great friend. The race honors both men. Proceeds from the race benefit the Gloucester Catholic Cross Country team and the alumni scholarship fund at Gloucester Catholic. Race applications and information on Browning Ross (including film clips and articles)
can be found at the Gloucester Catholic Cross Country Website:

Here is an article on last years race:

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