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2016 Drumstick Dash attendance hits 20,000
posted: Dec. 02, 2016
The annual Drumstick Dash is a fundraiser for Wheeler Mission. This was the final year for mascot Jerry Gobbler. Dash, the new turkey mascot was revealed. Dash got a head start and then the 20,000 were released to catch him. Some 2016 event stats from the official website drumstickdash.org : Largest Team - Tiger Running Club (218 people), Top Fundraiser - Bethany Nelson, Team Susan - $4,700 raised to help the homeless!, First Place Male - Tom Anderson 21:29 (4.5 miles), First Place Female - Rosie Edwards 25:11 (4.5 miles), Turkey Catcher - Conor Smith.
Indianapolis Fire Fighters participated in full gear.