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    Posted July 30, 2014 by
    CarlaO
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    Twins Cities, Minnesota
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    Convince us your city is healthy!

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    Most Amazing Race in Twins Cities Minnesota!

     

    Greetings Everyone,

     

    “My name is Carla O. and I live in the Twins Cities St. Paul Minnesota." My city inspires me to be healthy by having multiple exercise activities in our communities to raise funds to help others in need on a yearly basis. Besides the yearly exercise events that takes place, I always see people going about their day by jogging, walking, and riding theirs bikes on a daily basis.

     

    I am a volunteer at the Salvation Army Northern Headquarters Division for the State of Minnesota & North Dakota.

     

    Besides climbing back into shape at the gym I will go and volunteer whenever my services are needed. This help me deal with my mental health (Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD) a lot.

     

    Every year our Twins Cities (both Minneapolis and St. Paul) Minnesota will hold the Amazing Race Event to help raise money to help people that are in crisis in Our State. At the same time people are very physical and participating in a healthy way.

     

    Tom Puzak and Eric Kelly. The pair crossed the finish line after four hours and 57 minutes of completing race challenges across Minneapolis and St. Paul.

     

    Puzak has won the past three MOST Amazing Races in the Twin Cities – two of which were with Kelly. They have also won three other Salvation Army MOST Amazing Races in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; and Arlington, Texas.

     

    “It was the most well-attended and most competitive race thus far,” said Puzak, who will split CenterPoint Energy's $5,000 grand prize with Kelly. “The top five to seven teams all had a very legitimate shot (at winning).

     

    This year’s race on Saturday, July 26, 2014 raised more than $105,000 for the Twin Cities Salvation Army's food and housing programs. In nine years, The MOST Amazing Race has raised more than half a million dollars.

     

    God Bless and Thank You all for you time taken out to watch the video in my post:-)

     

    Sincerely,
    Carla O.
    Child of God Almighty & iReporter

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