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Across Madison, Thanksgiving races promote family, wellness and giving back

The Berbee Derby was the first Thanksgiving Day run in Madison, its marketing manager Suzy Shain said. Since 2004, proceeds from the race have gone to the Technology Education Fund, which gives money to nonprofits with technology projects for youth and adults.
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WKOW - Profit and Non-Profit Turkey Trots gobble up local dollars

When it comes to talking turkey trots, not all are created equal.  This year the Berbee Derby on set to give back $90,000 with more than 6,000 participants. 
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InBusiness Web Exclusive

Madison, WI – October 11, 2016

InBusiness Feature — Going the distance for technology education

It’s something most modern-day professionals have thought at one time or another — if the power goes out or the network crashes at the office, how can I get any work done? We’ve grown so accustomed to our technology — and our offices have largely eschewed paper — that we’re often lost without it.   Read full article

Press Release - October 2016

Madison, WI – October 5, 2016

The Technology Education Foundation (TEF) Announces Grant Recipients for 2016

TEF receives funding directly from proceeds of annual Berbee Derby; Registration for Thanksgiving Day Berbee Derby Now Open

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2016 Online Registration is Open

We are excited to announce that registration for the 2016 Berbee Derby is now OPEN!

Come one, come all, to join thousands Thanksgiving morning for a little fitness and a lot of support for a great local cause – The Technology Education Foundation (TEF).

New for 2016

We are pleased to announce enhancements to the 2016 Berbee Derby. We heard from our 2015 participants what they love about the race, and what they want improved – and we listened!

In 2016, participants will find: