DR. RICHARD SCHLENK WINS FOR THOSE WHO WOULD OCR HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Dr. Richard Schlenk of Cleveland, Ohio has been chosen as our 2020 For These Who Would OCR Humanitarian of the Yr. The award, which is sponsored by Adventurey LLC and media accomplice, Mud Run Guide is given yearly to a person inside the OCR neighborhood who persistently displays humanitarian traits off the course.
As with each particular person who has received this award, the nomination was glowing with a number of examples of how he meets the standards of a humanitarian.
“Richard is filled with nothing however kindness in each method. He runs races in Cleveland for “Operating Ahead and Giving Again.” He places on occasions not for revenue, however to offer assist and help to others. In lots of his races, the entry payment is a donation straight to an area charity. Richard additionally encourages the neighborhood to get out and help in cleansing up our native trails. Apart from this, he’s an artist that builds handcrafted customized guitars and donates them to be auctioned off for charity. I truthfully have by no means seen him fear about himself as a lot as he focuses on others.”
Dr. Schlenk is a World’s Hardest Mudder competitor and has participated in a number of on-and-off-road occasions from OCR to ultramarathon. One current instance that illustrates Richard’s dedication to serving to others is when he ran 24 hours round his neighborhood to lift cash for the Involved Residents Neighborhood Council in Cleveland. He raised $10,000 in donations.
“Numerous native charities have been impacted by Richard via his occasions and donations. Native parks and trails are cleaner because of Richard and his efforts and he conjures up these round him to donate to these in want and to maintain our parks and trails clear. Richard merely leaves a path behind him of constructing issues higher for everybody in his wake.”
Dr. Schlenk might be honored on the 2021 OCR World Championships in September in Stratton, Vermont.