The 8th Annual EOD Memorial Challenge will consist of a 4 1/4 Mile Ruck/Pack (30lbs), 1/2 Mile Swim (fins optional), and a 3 1/4 Mile Run. This event is held to raise money for the EOD Warrior Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that assists wounded EOD warriors above and beyond the DOD. The foundation also maintains the EOD Memorial Wall in honor of our fallen warriors, and provides support to both wounded and fallen EOD Warriors families. Schedule: Pack Weigh-in is 0630-0730. Race brief is 0730-0759. Colors Ceremony is 0800. The race starts at 0805. Awards: 1st place overall will receive an explosively blown plaque and $100 Exchange Gift Card. Top three 18-34 male and female, and top three 35+ male and female will each receive an EOD memorabilia style plaque (Gift Cards will also be awarded $75, $50, and $25 based on place). This event will be limited to the first 300 participants who register. All participants must provide their own ruck/pack. Sand or other soft material is highly recommended to achieve the total ruck/pack weight of 30lbs. All packs must be weighed prior to the race.This year's race finishes at LJ Schooners in Bluewater Bay where we will hold the first official EOD Memorial Challenge after party. Cost of your entry fee includes a t-shirt, goodie bag, 1 free beer, and food. ***** If you are unable to participate but would like to sponsor the event and receive a t-shirt, please see the donation page using the link provided below. Thank you!