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A Johnson City teacher and coach who suffered serious burns in an accident will now carry the torch for the Crazy 8's run on July 13th.
Michael Smelser spent eight weeks in the hospital in Augusta, Georgia, after a bonfire accident. Now, Smelser has recovered and will bear the torch for the race.
Officials say Smelser is an avid runner and has participated in most of the Fun Fest races. The Liberty Bell P.E. Teacher ran in every Crazy 8's race so far.(07/04/2019) Views: 857 ⚡AMP
2020 race has been cancelled. Run the World’s Fastest 8K on the world famous figure-8 course on beautiful candle-lit streets with a rousing finish inside J. Fred Johnson Stadium. Crazy 8s is home to womens’ 8-kilometer world record (Asmae Leghzaoui, 24:27.8, 2002), and held the men’s world record (Peter Githuka, 22:02.2, 1996), until it was broken in 2014. Crazy 8s...more...