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Charnow Park300 Connecticut Street Hollywood, FL 33019
Running 4 Vets mission is to support disabled American Veterans and Veteran Non-Profit Organizations through social running events and various fundraisers.
The Salute Our Heroes 5K and Veterans Day Weekend Celebration are meant to bring awareness and support for our local veteran organizations. This year's 5K will be held Veterans Day Weekend on the Marine Corps Birthday February 29, 2019. at 8:00 a.m.
Proceeds of this 5K will benefit the following Veteran Non-Profit organizations:
The 22 Project
The 22 Project supports underserved war veterans who have traumatic brain injuries and are at risk for depression and/or suicide. In collaboration with physicians, therapists, and health care workers, The 22 Project provides advanced medical treatments to reduce a veteran’s risk of depression and/or suicide, including care and evaluation by highly trained board certified physicians, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), and essential brain supplements and superfoods, all at no cost to the veteran.
The First Tee Broward (Childrens Golf Foundation)
The First Tee of Broward partners with United Way of Broward County's MISSION United to deliver free golf programs to local Broward veterans. Our program not only provides expert golf instruction delivered by PGA professionals, it also provides an atmosphere for fellowship, bonding and healing among our local veterans. We have provided our programs to over 200 Broward veterans since beginning in 2016.
Running 4 Vets
Running 4 Vets supports disabled American Veterans and Veteran Non-Profit Organizations through social running events and various fundraisers.
Help Us Raise Donations:
You can help us raise donations as an individual or with a team. Ask family, friends and neighbors to donate on you or your team’s behalf. You can have lots of fun while helping raise money to support our local veterans! Prizes for individuals and teams who raise the most money will be awarded.
Salute Our Heroes 5K
This event comes with spectacular views! How do you want to enjoy it?
Walk: Prefer a beautiful stroll along the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk gazing at the ocean? Set your own pace with walkers of all ages to celebrate the Marine Corp Birthday and Veterans Day weekend!
Run: Think you can run as fast as our Active Military and Veterans? Challenge yourself to capture the gold in this years' 5K!
Volunteer: Want to give back to your local Veterans? There are many opportunities to volunteer prior to the race as well as the day of the race.
Race Day Schedule:
On Site Registration: 6:30-7:30 a.m.
Race Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
Awards Presentation: 9:15 a.m.
Veterans Day Weekend Celebration: 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Start and Finish Line is at Charnow Park, located at 300 Connecticut St, Hollywood, Florida 33019.
Immediately following the award ceremony will be a Veterans Day Weekend Celebration with Sponsor Booths, Live Music, Silent Auctions, Raffles, and more.
Awards will be given out for the following categories:
Top 3 overall male and female 5K finishers.
Top 3 Male and Female in the following age groups: 8 and under, 9-10, 11-12,13-14,15-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,
Top Male and Female Veteran
Top Male and Female Purple Heart Recipient
Prizes to team who raises the most donations
Prizes to top 3 individuals who raise the most donations
Purple Heart Recipients:
Any participants who are Purple Heart Receipients are eligible to register and run free of charge. In order to do so, you must contact us so we can provide you with a code to enter when you check out.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. The success of this fundraising event depends on the generosity and support of people like you. Please contact Trista Boyenga at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on sponsorship packages.
Volunteer opportunities are available. If you would like to help our event because a great success and donate your time to help raise money for local veterans please contact Trista Boyenga at email@example.com
The 5K Run event will be timed with the Chronotrack
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