RED Episode 182: We Love Truckers (Rob Nadeau Memorial) Virtual Race & Bennett’s Pit BBQ
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This week we ran our We Love Truckers (Rob Nadeau Memorial) Virtual Race. It is a virtual race of a variety of distances honoring the life of one of our own lost too soon, Rob Nadeau. It supports organizations that he wanted to highlight and help, St. Christopher's Trucker Relief Fund and Koch Trucking. These organizations work to support and show appreciation for many Truck Drivers across the United States. We ran our miles at the beautiful Laurel Falls Trail in Tennessee during Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 12 - September 18). This week culminated in Rob’s birthday on the 18th.
This was our first ever trail walk or hike. We saw so many beautiful sights that Rob would have loved and learned some important life lessons along the way. We recap them on this episode.
Find out more about St. Christoper’s Trucker Relief Fund at:
Find out more about Koch Trucking:
We love and miss Rob with all our hearts. He was one of the earliest and biggest supporters of our show. We are so glad to honor him this week.
Bennett’s Pit BBQ was right around the corner from our hotel in Gatlinburg. Sam was a great host and server in the last hour they were open because we were rather late getting there after our race. This place has amazing BBQ and we got to sample it fresh off the smoker the same day plus have a unique appetizer we have never seen before! We break it all down on this episode. If you are in Gatlinburg, give them a visit! They also have a location in Pigeon Forge, too!
Bennett’s Pit BBQ also highlights local moonshine on its cocktail menu. We had watermelon and sweet tea cocktails featuring Ole Smoky Moonshine. They were so flavorful and potent! We highly recommend these from their menu!
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