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Race to Remember - Memorial Day Race

Monday, May 29, 2017
VFW Memorial Plaza 324 Phil Arnold Way VancouverWA  98661
Monday, May 29, 2017
VFW Memorial Plaza 324 Phil Arnold Way VancouverWA  98661

About This Activity

About Race to Remember – Memorial Day Race ALL GAVE SOME SOME, SOME GAVE ALL today we will honor all those men and women that have so bravely made the ultimate sacrifice for our FREEDOM. We will start all race at the Vancouver “Remembrance wall” on Columbia and Phil Arnold Way and head east along the waterfront.

ABOUT RACE TO REMEMBER:“Race to Remember” is a nonprofit organization “Race to Remember” is the name of our nonprofit, formed in Vancouver Washington 2009 after our founder Claudia Cardenas lost her fiancé Jason Vinyard a 20yr Army Veteran serving at Ft. Vancouver at the time of his passing. “Race to Remember” mission is to support and honor our past and present military heroes. We host several events throughout the year including three races. During every event we host or participate in we remember and honor those who fought for our freedom. Outside of racing we organize military care packages; and engage with the community by coordinating such projects as “Soldier in the Classroom”, “Thank You Cards” and “Books for Soldiers”. Our immediate goal is to form partnerships with local business and other veteran organizations to help us best serve veterans in our communities. Our long term goal is to establish a college scholarship for the Fallen Heroes children and spouses.

 ABOUT THE RACE:” Our “Race to Remember” Memorial Day Race is a timed event, which is open to the public on Memorial Day (Monday 5.29.17).  We want to honor all military fallen heroes, which is why the start/finish is at the Memorial Wall on Phil Arnold Way on the corner of Columbia Way in Vancouver, Washington. The Half marathon, 10K and 5K Route is an out and back course on the Columbia River trail. The first Half Mile is our Honor Mile, where we will line the pathway with the American Flags and pictures of military fallen heroes. The Honor Mile is a community walk and meant for us to slow down as a community and remember the sacrifice of our military heroes.  After the run enjoy Vendors & Meet Vancouver Veterans.

 BENEFICIARY 
   Race to Remember | www.racetoremember.com : Honor and Support our Military Heroes and their families.
  PureKraze | http://purekrazeveteransvillage.com : Mission to build homes for homeless veterans.

Event details and schedule

Packet pickup:
Friday May 26, 2017 @ noon - 4pm
Fan Hub Northwest

229 E Reserve St #101 Vancouver, WA 98661

Registration:
Online registration open until May 22
At packet pickup and Race day .

Events – Half Marathon -10K | 5K | Honor 1Mile|Virtual Race
Monday / 5.29.17 – EVENT DATE/RACE

  • 12:30 pm -Registration Opens (Phil Arnold Way and Columbia)

    1:45 pm - Opening Ceremonies

  • 2:00  pm – Half Marathon

  • 3:00 pm  – 5K & 10K race starts

  • 3:25 pm – First Finisher

  • 4:30 pm – Hero Mile (1mile family walk)

  • 5:15 pm –  Closing Ceremonies

Start & Finish – Remembrance Wall on Columbia and Phil Arnold Way
Course:

Registration Includes:
Timed Race | Medal/DogTag| Food & Snacks
*Event Shirts not included unless order and must order by 5/17/2016 to get at packet pickup

 

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