Meanwhile, 6500 Miles Away in Afghanistan…

July 23, 2012
By Michelle Kelley

Mohawk helped bring a little bit of home to troops from Utica, NY currently deployed in Afghanistan. The company donated transportation services to bring race gear for a Boilermaker shadow run that took place in Afghanistan last week. The Boilermaker is an annual 15K race in Utica, NY.


Afghanistan: Members of the 108th Infantry running in the Boilermaker shadow race.


Afghanistan: Service members with the 108th Infantry pose with their race gear. Mohawk donated transportation services to get the gear to the troops.

Utica Boilermaker

Several Mohawk staff members participated in the Utica-based event this year, including Gar Grannell (President & CEO), his wife Francine Grannell, Dan Gotch (Senior Import Coordinator), and Matt Machovec and Wayne Wolfe (Domestic Brokerage Coordinators).


Utica, NY: The Boilermaker finish line.


Utica, NY: Gar Grannell and Dan Gotch at the Utica Boilermaker.

Special thanks to Dan Gotch for his photos of the Utica event.

Boilermaker running gear ships to Afghanistan (June 20, 2012)

Official Boilermaker Website

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