EagleScout_CameronRidddle_message boardBoy Scout Cameron Riddle of Troop 257 completed his Eagle Scout project last Friday with a successful “Need for Speed Race” at Plymouth’s Centennial Park.

EagleScout_CameronRidddle_runnersNearly 100 runners and walkers participated in the race at Centennial Park.   Participants were encouraged and cheered on by Plymouth’s very own Olympian, Morgan Uceny.  Morgan graciously signed autographs took pictures with, handed out metals, and even ran a half mile with the runners.

EagleScout_CameronRidddle_autographsAlong with organizing the race, Cameron, with the help of local scouts, place distance markers along the Greenway Trail.  A communication board was also placed on the Hoosier Old Wheels Pavilion to allow local events to be showcased.

EagleScout_CameronRidddle_Morgan runningCameron would like to recognize and thank Lowe’s for the donation of supplies, Grand Rental for the use of tools, Plymouth Park Superintendent Mike Hite and the Plymouth Park Board for allowing the project to take place, Morgan Uceny for supporting the race, Marshall County Running Club for supporting the race and supplying the medals and communication board, and Boys Scout Troop 257 for their volunteering to make the project happen.