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Down East Technology Symposium at Nash Community College Join us on September 27th and 28th     We have an all-star lineup of speakers this year and breakout educational sessions for every interest, including information technology, engineering and leadership. This even is FREE but space is limited for the speaker session and a ticket is required so REGISTER TODAY to save your spot!   Guest Speakers include: Pam Gould – STEP...

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TTT 2018 Race Results

TTT 2018 Race Results


Posted By on May 19, 2018

Congratulations to everyone who crossed the finish line today at Tackle the Tar 2018. Download the pdf files below to see the complete results on times and positions for each of our races. Find your ranking and compare with your friends.   Congratulations to the Overall Top Winners:   Download Complete Results Here: TTT Overall Combined V2 TTT Age GroupV2 TTT Overall Competitive Waves TTT Wave #1 TTT Wave #2 TTT Wave #3 TTT Wave #4...

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New 1 Mile Kids Obstacle Race

New 1 Mile Kids Obstacle Race


Posted By on Jan 26, 2018

We are currently working on the details for the 1 Mile Kids Obstacle Race. Below is what we did in 2018. 1 Mile Kids Obstacle Race A 1 Mile Kids Obstacle Race will take place at 11:15 A.M on Saturday, May 19th. This race is for kids ages 8-13 ONLY and will include many of the same perks of the regular 5K race, including a T-Shirt and Medal. There will be 8+ obstacles designed with kids in mind. Tickets for the 1 Mile Kids Obstacle...

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Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight


Posted By on Jan 26, 2018

Rotary Club Scholarship Recipients     The Rotary Club of Rocky Mount recently awarded scholarships to six NC Wesleyan Students using proceeds from the club’s annual signature project, Tackle the Tar 5K obstacle race which raises funds to “send local students to local colleges.”   Scholarship recipients must be residents of Nash or Edgecombe counties; demonstrate qualities of leadership, good citizenship, community...

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Runner Spotlight: Josh Sutton

Runner Spotlight: Josh Sutton


Posted By on Jan 12, 2018

  TACKLE THE TAR RUNNER SPOTLIGHT Josh Sutton | Tackle the Tar 2017         Why I Just Absolutely Luuuuuuuv’d Participating in Tackle the Tar `17   To be honest, I enrolled in Tackle the Tar thinking, “This is only 3.1 miles with a handful of little hurdles to hop over and crawl under. A 5k is a Sunday stroll for me anyway and I’ll be in peak physical shape after having just returned from deployment. This will be cake.” Let me tell...

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NRMPS 2017 Race Results

NRMPS 2017 Race Results


Posted By on Jun 2, 2017

The Results Are In! The Nash Rocky Mount Public School (NRMPS) system participated in the Tackle the Tar 2017 race with their own special heat. Schools from across the district and the NRMPS Central Office sent teams of four to compete against each other. Wellington Benefits made it possible for NRMPS employees to compete in Tackle The Tar at no cost. Visit the NRMPS Tackle the Tar Results Page for complete details....

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The Results Are In…

The Results Are In…


Posted By on May 20, 2017

The official ranking of our 2017 Tackle the Tar 5k Obstacle race is now available.   Download the pdf file below to find out where you came in: Tackle the Tar 2017 Overall Finish List  

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SALE – Race Weekend Only!

SALE – Race Weekend Only!


Posted By on May 17, 2017

Get Ready for Next Year! Buy Your Tackle the Tar 2018 Race Ticket Now and Save Tackle the Tar 2018 will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Tickets are now on sale for the 9 A.M. Competitive Heat and the 10:00 A.M. Fun Fun.   Purchase next year’s race ticket during the 2017 Race Weekend for the lowest price offered: ONLY $25 Sale price valid 5-18-17 thru 5-21-17 for next year’s race. Race ticket prices will increase...

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Check out these videos of Edgecombe Community College scholarship recipients. Scholarship grant recipient atEdgecombe Community College Student Kaila Boulden thanks Tackle the Tar for helping to further her education.   Scholarship grant recipient at Edgecombe Community College Student Collin Lee thanks Tackle the Tar for helping to make his dreams possible.    ...

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