Release courtesy of Roadrunner Markets
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2015) – As East Tennessee State University prepares for its first football season in 12 years, Roadrunner Markets and Dunkin’ Donuts announce they will contribute $1 million toward the school’s new football stadium.
“Roadrunner Markets has been a part of this community for nearly 40 years, and we’re privileged to be able to be a contributing partner in this endeavor to bring college football back to Johnson City,” says Ryan Broyles, President and CEO of Roadrunner Markets. “We recognize the significance that the resurgence of this program will have on the region and encourage all local businesses to do their part as well.”
The check was presented to ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland and representatives from the ETSU athletic department including Coach Carl Torbush, as well as consultant and former UT Volunteer Coach Phillip Fulmer. The presentation was held at the Roadrunner Markets location on West Walnut Street near the ETSU campus.
The stadium which is expected to cost more than $26 million when completed, includes 10,000 seats, a playing field, stadium seating, concessions and restrooms as well as luxury boxes and a field house.
About Roadrunner Markets
Incorporated as Mountain Empire Oil in 1977, Roadrunner Markets is a Johnson City, Tenn., family-owned business that operates 92 convenience stores throughout Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.