PULL THIS........off your bucket list by participating in The Arc Tennessee's Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge Event!

Save the Date!

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Corporate Flight Management
276 Doug Warpoole Rd

(adjacent to Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport)
Smyrna, TN 37167

Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge is a fun, unique fundraising event benefiting The Arc Tennessee, a statewide non-profit of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, promoting and protecting their human rights and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

The event pits teams of 10 in a tug-of-war against a Jetstream 41. Prizes are awarded for the fastest pull, the slowest pull, the most enthusiastic team and the individual and team that raises the most money.

Free admission for spectators, free parking, open to the public. Music, dancing, fun activities and concessions.

Hats off to Bridgestone 1 for again, four years in a row, having the fastest pull time at the 2016 event! They received the Eagle Award. Advocare received the Pom Pom Award for having the most enthusiastic team. The Arc Davidson County received the Turtle Award for the slowest pull. The Arc TN Board Blazers received the Sonic Boom Award for the team that raised the most money. Carrie Hobbs Guiden, executive director of The Arc TN received the Top Gun Award for the individual who raised the most money and David Griffin took second place for the individual who raised the most money.

Here's each team's recorded pull times:


Pull Time

The Alley on Main




L&L Contractors




City Auto


Bridgestone 1


The Arc Williamson Co.


Bridgestone 2


The Arc Davidson Co.


The Arc Cumberland Co.


Legion 4X4 Pullers


Crossfit Rampage


The Arc TN High Jumpers


The Arc TN Board Blazers


Many thanks to our sponsors, pullers, volunteers and spectators!

plane pull

To learn more about The Arc Tennessee benefiting from this event, click the About Us link.

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