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Hurst/Mustang to PaceVictory Junction’s Half-Marathon

The Original BF Goodrich Ford Racing Mustang Challenge Pace Car to be auctioned to Benefit Victory Junction’s Newest Camp!

Hurst Pace Car - Small

WHAT: Hurst Performance, a company responsible for some of the most iconic pace cars in history, and Woodhouse Auto Family of Blair, Nebraska, have once again partnered with Victory Junction. This time, the highly-collectible, 2010 BFGoodrich/Hurst Mustang convertible is set to pace the upcoming “Run to Victory Half Marathon and Five Mile Run/Walk” race presented by Wal-Mart. The race will benefit Victory Junction, a year-round camping facility that serves children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses.

The Run to Victory Half Marathon and Five Mile Run/Walk will be one of the pace car’s last stops, as it makes its way to the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. The car will be auctioned on January 23, with proceeds benefitting the newest Victory Junction Camp in Kansas City.

WHO: Interview opportunities available:
Kyle Petty, Victory Junction Co-founder, who will be running the five mile portion of the race
Pattie Petty, Victory Junction Co-founder
Ron Flint, Hurst Performance President, who will be running the five mile portion of the race
Nate Shelton, Hurst Performance Chairman
Runner's World Columnist and John Bingham Racing founder John "The Penguin” Bingham.
 
WHEN:Sunday, December 13
9:00am EST: Worship Service
10:00am: Run Begins
11:00am-1:00pm: Race Finish Video Opportunities
             
WHERE: Race Start: Randleman Middle School
800 High Point St., Randleman, NC
 
Race Finish: Victory Junction
4500 Adam’s Way, Randleman, NC

CONTACT:
Sanaz Bakhtiari
JMPR Public Relations/Hurst Performance Vehicles
sbakhtiari@jmprpublicrelations.com, (818)992-4353
 
Erin McCloskey (on-site)
Victory Junction
emccloskey@victoryjunction.org, (336)495-2006
 
NOTES: If arriving at Victory Junction for the Race Finish, enter through the back gate off of Providence Church Road to avoid race traffic. Please call Erin McCloskey upon arrival

All proceeds from this event benefit Victory Junction Camp. Over $65,000 raised in the inaugural event!

About Victory Junction

Victory Junction is a year-round camping environment for children, ages six to 16, with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses. Founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty in honor of their son Adam, the camp is located in Randleman, N.C. with a second location opening soon in Kansas City, Kan. Victory Junction offers programs for 24 disease groups and maintains strong relationships with 30 partner hospitals. Victory Junction's mission is to provide life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering, in a safe and medically-sound environment. As a not-for-profit organization, the camp operates solely through the support of generous donors to provide this experience at no charge to children and their families.

Creative programming and activities make the experience an unforgettable time for each and every camper. A child enjoys activities at the full size gymnasium, silver theater, arts and crafts centers, marina, water park, horse garage, and of course the Adams' Race Shop. The NASCAR theme is prevalent throughout the camp, exposing the campers to the fun world of NASCAR including sights, sounds and the feel of a true race track!

Visit the Victory Junction Camp website for more information.

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