Dudley Shoals Baptist Church Announces Second Annual Tyler Sims Memorial Endure Event

DUDLEY SHOALS, NC (September 7, 2016)…Dudley Shoals Baptist Church has announced that registration for Tyler Sims Memorial Endure Event, which includes a 5K trail run and an obstacle course “soldier run” for both adults and children, is now open.

The event was renamed in 2015 in memory of Tyler Sims, who died in an accident while cycling to work in Hickory from his home in Granite Falls in early August, 2015. Sims was an active member of Dudley Shoals Baptist Church and served on a number of committees, including the Endure Event Committee.


The event is set for Saturday, September 24 and will be held at Sims Country BBQ, in the Dudley Shoals Community of Granite Falls. The day’s activities will include:

5K Trail Run
Start Time: 8:45 a.m.
Registration Fee: $20

Jr. Soldier Run (Ages 5-12)
Start Time: 9:45 a.m.
Registration Fee: $15

Competitive Soldier Run (Ages 12+) Chip timed
Start Time: 10:45 a.m.
Registration Fee: $25

Non-Competitive Soldier Run (Ages 12+)
Start Time: 11:15 a.m.
Registration Fee: $25

Participants who are “Ultra Competitors” can sign up for both the 5K Trail Run and the Soldier Run for a reduced rate of $40. All those who preregister by September 15 will receive a t-shirt on race day. Military personnel can register for any of the Endure events at no cost. Also, please note that spaces are limited for the competitive Soldier Run and registration for that event is on a first come, first served basis.

To register online, visit www.runsignup.com. Printable registration forms are also available at the church and on the website at www.dudleyshoalsbc.com. For more information, call the Church Office at 828-396-7300.