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Louie Bellson 2nd Annual Memorial 5K Run - October 22, 2011

The Drum Experts were pleased to be involved again with the Louie Bellson Memorial 5K “Drum Roll” Run on Saturday, October 22, 2011. The race was held at the Moline High School in Moline Illinois.

The official 2nd Annual Louie Bellson Memorial 5K event shirt

The weather was perfect for running.....sunny, crisp and clear. There were even 4 wild turkeys that wandered out on the course to greet the runners. Where else are you going to find that kind of unique "scenery" during a 5K race!

Check out video from the 2nd Annual Louie Bellson 5K Memorial Run -10/22/2011


This year's top race finishers: Theresa Johnson Perisho & Jerry Lack


The top runners were awarded prizes, including Louie Bellson gourmet cookie bouquets from The Cookie Garden & The Drum Experts and grand prizes of Louie Bellson Tom Tom drums from the 5K Race Committee.


This year's 2nd place finishers: Judy Greene & Bob Thompson


Be sure to put this great race on your calendar for next year. You can also keep track of the race on the Official Louie Bellson Memorial Race Facebook Fan Page.


Group Photo of all the Runners and Staff


A special thanks goes to Francine Bellson for keeping this race going and preserving Louie's drumming legacy!

Also, check out the official Louie Bellson website for current news, events and products:


- The Drum Experts (10/22/2011)


Check out video from the 1st Louie Bellson 5K Memorial Run -10/16/2010


Read more about last year's 2010 Louie Bellson Inaugural Run.

Louie Bellson & Clark Terry: Louie & Clark Expedition 2
Help support Louie Bellson Music!
Louie Bellson: The Sacred Music of Louie Bellson


Please visit these Louie Bellson websites:

Bellson Website Gift Shop

Write comments on the Bellson website's Guestbook

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