Runnin’ Through Rim Country



The “Fireball Run” online series came through Payson Thursday as 40 teams complete with celebrities embarked on an epic eight-day, 14-city, 2,000-mile, life-sized trivia game.

The program raises money to help recover missing children.

The online series has aided in more than 38 child recoveries since 2007 (

Here Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce Manager John Stanton, Capt. Jon McBride, Payson Tourism Director Cameron Davis and Bonnie King (Capt. McBride’s wife) pose for a photo during a reception for the show’s participants at The Rim Club.

Astronaut Jon McBride is a Space Shuttle pilot. Bonnie King is the Florida Space Coast film commissioner.


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