The FIREBALL RUN Adventurally
"Welcome to the event that's been called the automotive counterpart to armageddon."
2000 MILES. 40 TEAMS. 8 DESTINATIONS.
4 International Astronauts vs 4 Celebrities vs 40 rally teams
Adventuring to: Queen Anne's County, MD, Williamsburg, VA, Topsail Island, NC, Florence, SC, Liberty County, GA, Sanford, FL
The 1950s officially started the space race, but its 2015 and a new race for space readies for lift off. Sept 25th - Oct 3rd 2015. Beginning in Hartford, CT., then adventuring to Queen Anne's, MD., Williamsburg, VA., Topsail Island, NC., Florence, SC., Liberty County, GA., and finishing 8 days later to a massive city-wide parade finish in Cocoa Beach, Florida. This season features 4 Astronauts from 4 nations vs the 40 multinational driving teams.
Welcome to Hartford, Connecticut’s Capital City, birthplace of the Boys & Girls Club, the first FM station to begin broadcasting in the world, and President Theodore Roosevelt’s first automobile ride. We’re an 18-square-mile city, home to 125,000 residents, world class dining, international cultural attractions, award winning entertainment venues and some of the largest corporations in the nation.
Spectacular sunsets compliment some of the finest waterfront dining in Maryland. Come play a round of challenging golf or cycle the Cross Island Trail! Enjoy a refreshing night in a charming B&B, casual outlet shopping or exploring and antiquing in one of our historic small towns. An ideal habitat for wildlife and waterfowl, this setting is the perfect spot for bird watchers and sportsmen alike! The Chesapeake Bay and her tributaries make an awesome playground. Whether you want to try your hand crabbing, fishing or boating, it's hard not to find an opportunity to have fun on the water! Queen Anne's County recreational amenities also include walking and biking trails, golfing, birding, hunting, paddling and much more! For businesses Queen Anne's County is located in the mid-Atlantic corridor on the Eastern Shore of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, North America's largest estuary. It is located just a short drive from Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia.
Ready for a vacation that gives you the freedom to have fun, the freedom to satisfy your curiosity and the freedom to relax? Then come to Greater Williamsburg, including Jamestown, Yorktown & Williamsburg, where you’ll find more vacation freedom than any destination in America. Ready for some excitement? Head to the world’s most beautiful theme park. Next, find your thrill at one of two top-10 water parks. Check out our many other adrenaline-pumping attractions. Want the freedom to satisfy your curiosity? History repeats itself daily in world-class living history museums. A trip to America’s second-oldest college would be a stroke of genius. Want the freedom to relax? Get back to nature exploring our thousands of acres of beautiful woodlands and wetlands, then enjoy an amazing array of culinary choices, including one of the top wineries in the country. So when you’re ready to indulge your mind, body and spirit, visit Williamsburg and find your freedom.
Welcome to our home, where beautiful beaches and a glimmering Intracoastal Waterway set the stage for a vacation getaway. Cross the iconic Swing Bridge and bask in an environment we call "Island Time" - a time zone that moves at a slower pace, where life glides with the tides. Topsail Island is dotted with family-run hotels, motels, and beach houses. Our restaurants cook up the freshest seafood catches on the coast. Our boutiques and shops are as casual and stylish as our lifestyle. Visit our turtle hospital that rescues hundreds of endangered turtles each year. Take a boat cruise and enjoy watching the dolphins in our waterway. Sample our history which is rich with pirate legends and a legacy propelled by rockets. This is Topsail Island, where Island Time is your time.
Welcome to Florence, South Carolina ... a contemporary, southern belle of a city ... offering the amenities of a sophisticated metropolitan area, nearly 5,000 quality hotel rooms, unique shopping and a variety of fine restaurants, all served up with a relaxed, easy going style. Nestled near the Pee Dee River and surrounded by scenic farmland vistas, Florence offers a wonderful array of outdoor recreational activities, including great golf, river expeditions, and a variety of beautiful parks. Florence offers the latest in entertainment at the Florence Civic Center, the Florence Little Theatre, and Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center. Enjoy a night of signature cocktails and delicious tapas at one of many fine dining establishments throughout the city, and take a stroll downtown for boutique shopping and fine art browsing. Conveniently located at the intersections of I-95 and I-20, Florence is approximately halfway between New York City and Miami, Florida.
Liberty County is home to astounding coastal views and many festivities throughout the year. The county seat of Hinesville is one of the fastest growing cities in Georgia and Ft. Stewart dwells here as the largest military installation east of the Mississippi. Outdoor adventures are a year-round occurrence with plenty of prime spots for hunting, birding, kayaking, fishing and more. Our museums and cultural sites will captivate and entertain. From shopping and dining to history and nature, unique experiences await discovery in Liberty County with a big helping of southern hospitality. Escape the ordinary and visit Liberty County, the right blend!
Sanford, one of Central Florida’s oldest incorporated cities, is home to bricklined streets, towering oaks, elegant store-fronts and large, nineteenth-century Victorian homes. The downtown, which once featured feed stores and dry good sellers, now showcases antique shops, restaurants and art galleries. Picturesque First Street, the center of downtown Sanford, is a vibrant, enticing destination. Events, such as the Saturday morning Farmers Market, theatrical productions at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center and the monthly Alive After 5 street parties attract visitors from all over Central Florida. Sanford sits on the south shore of Lake Monroe, providing a waterfront backdrop for walking, jogging or just enjoying the natural beauty. RiverWalk, with its gazebos and swinging benches, has 1.76 miles of pedestrian walking and bike riding paths. Along the way, you can visit Veterans Memorial Park, Marina Island, Ft. Mellon Park, the Sanford Museum or have lunch at one of the lakeside restaurants.
“3…2…1… We have lift off! “ You know the excitement of those words. Now, you are GO FOR LAUNCH on Florida’s Space Coast as you get up close and personal with the famous Cocoa Beach area and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The sights, sounds and ground-shaking vibrations we feel when our rockets lift off will be equally felt by you when you arrive and are part of the big FIREBALL RUN finale. Florida’s Space Coast has over 72 miles of sand, surf and space. Everything from space-age attractions and interactive museums to America’s most diverse estuary and the largest sea turtle nesting area in the country. The world’s second largest cruise port is here with deep sea fishing charters; dining/entertainment; and cruise ships. Carnival, Disney, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian (coming Nov. 2015) depart from our Port of Dreams. . Just 45 miles east of Orlando, the Space Coast is ruled by nature – a universe etched with enchanted forests, flowing rivers and peaceful lagoons. A universal launch pad for hundreds of bird species and the perfect landing site for FIREBALL RUN!
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