Country City Music Marathon


This past weekend Nashville, TN was the home of the Country Music City Marathon. Over 32,000 athletes toed the line on a perfect running day with overcast conditions and low humidity. The hot thing about the course was the world-class field with the Men’s Champion Simon Wangai of Kenya and Olena Shurkhno of Russia winning the Women’s event.

The marathon was over a course of city streets and surrounding neighborhoods, and motivation came in the form of 50 bands situated every half mile on the course with country, rock n roll and even blues bands.

This was a fantastic event, topped off by the presence of our insane Rolling O Lab; the crew was incredibly knowledgeable in serving the hundreds of Oakley loyalists and enthusiasts that came threw over the weekend. Oakley also had a huge Military presence with a base just 50 miles away, many of our Military athletes visited to inquire on our ballistics and military program. It was great to see these consumers in person.


Greg Welch


April 30, 2007

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