BeaveRun MotorSports ComPlex Invites Community to "Get on Track for McGuire Memorial Foundation" At First Annual Oktoberfest
September 27, 2002 (Big Beaver Borough, PA) -
BeaveRun MotorSports ComPlex, the country's newest multi-use destination for driving and motorsports enthusiasts, has partnered with McGuire Memorial Foundation, one of Beaver County's most noted non-profit organizations, to help raise funds for its extensive community service programs. McGuire Memorial Foundation, which provides advanced therapy, education, training and care for developmentally disabled, medically fragile children and adults will be the exclusive beneficiary of two fundraising events scheduled for Sunday, October 6, the second day of BeaveRun's first-ever Oktoberfest celebration. All entry donations collected for the two events-a 1.6-mile "Fun Run and Walk" around BeaveRun's world-class road race track and a Motorcycle Exhibition and Parade Lap-will benefit McGuire Memorial Foundation.
"McGuire Memorial Foundation has been accommodating special people with compassion, quality care and love since 1963," said Tim Silbaugh, BeaveRun MotorSports ComPlex co-founder. "All of us who live and work in Beaver County have been inspired by their dedication, and we are honored to play a small role in helping the staff extend critical services to even more people." Mike Walker, executive director of McGuire Memorial Foundation, welcomes the opportunity to partner with BeaveRun. "We consider them a valuable addition to Beaver County," said Walker. "As the country's newest motorsports destination, they're not only shining a national spotlight on the entire region, but are embracing a good neighbor philosophy by encouraging community involvement."
The "Get on Track for McGuire Memorial Foundation" Fun Run/Walk starts at 12:15 p.m. on Sunday and is open to individuals of all ages. Participants can register on-site, between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. October 6. A donation of $10.00 to benefit McGuire Memorial Foundation is requested at the time of registration.
The Motorcycle Show and Parade Lap is open to all makes and models. All entries will qualify for a "People's Choice" Award, as well as a Parade Lap around BeaveRun's road race course. Motorcycles will be on display from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the Parade lap scheduled for Noon. A donation of $10.00 to benefit McGuire Memorial Foundation is requested from participants.
In addition to these "Get on Track for McGuire Memorial Foundation" events, Oktoberfest 2002 features two full days of activities and entertainment for every member of the family. Visitors will enjoy the Automobile Concours competition, a collection of the region's most distinctive cars, an Autocross competition, Karting Enduro, pocket bike racing (Sunday only), music, entertainment, food and much more. For more information and to register for the Fun Run/Walk or Motorcycle Show, contact Krystal Barry at BeaveRun at 724.535.1000.
About BeaveRun MotorSports ComPlex
BeaveRun MotorSports ComPlex (www.beaverun.com) is conveniently located in Big Beaver Borough, Pennsylvania, just 40 minutes north of Pittsburgh on Route 18. With I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) Exit 2 just two miles south of the 400-acre destination complex, and Pittsburgh Airport only 25 minutes away, driving and motorsports enthusiasts from around the country can take full advantage of BeaveRun's world-class, multi-use facilities. BeaveRun MotorSports ComPlex encompasses some of the most scenic terrain in western Pennsylvania, and features premium facilities that create an unmatched experience for both amateur driving enthusiasts and professional racers.
In addition to The Wilson Circuit, BeaveRun's 1.6-mile road racecourse, the North Course, is now open. A third track, the 2.2-mile South Course is planned for completion in 2003/2004. Together, the two road courses will offer nearly four miles of world-class road racing. Also open for public and corporate use are the testing and training facilities of the six-acre BeaveRun Vehicle Dynamics Center, home of the BeaveRun Vehicle Dynamics Academy. Future plans call for continued expansion of facilities, including the addition of a private Track Club, expansive pit areas, panoramic spectator areas and a motocross track.