First Posted: 2/17/2010
Local runner, Brian Thomas from Tunkhannock, qualified for the March 2010 national snow shoe race in Syracuse, N.Y., after his finish in the Pa. state qualifier at Nescopeck State Park. Thomas celebrated his 40th birthday earlier this month, and in 2009 was the second place overall winner in the Wyoming Valley Strider Triple Crown Series of races. Thomas is the head cross country coach for Mountain View school district. He is seeking local sponsors in support of the trip and can be reached at .