Benjamin Adair was the 11 year old son of Sherman and Kerry Adair of Moscow TN, and a 6th grade student at Fayette Academy, who lost his life as the result of a tragic accident in his home on August 13th, 2011. Benjamin was a faithful and active member in the Royal Ambassador Program at First Baptist Church Somerville; he was an avid baseball player and fan, playing for the Bolivar Dixie Youth Lion’s Club for 6 years and participated in the state playoffs 3 years in a row. He played football and basketball for the Fayette Academy Vikings, loved fishing, shooting his bow & arrow, deer hunting, coon hunting on horseback with his grandfather, "Papa" and riding his four-wheeler. Benjamin was known for “looking good” and enjoyed special times with his family and friends. His aunt started this race as a way to support the athletic booster club at Fayette Academy because of his love and dedication to his school and team and to honor the memory of his name for years and years to come.