Dan Healy Memorial 5K

Sun November 1, 2020 Exeter, NH 03833 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
“Those are my men and my face is going to be the first one they see”
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IMPORTANT EVENT CHANGE

Virtual 5K

$40 Registration ends October 25, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
IMPORTANT EVENT CHANGE

We at CompetitorME and The Dan Healy Foundation, take the health and well being of our participants, volunteers, spectators, and staff very seriously.  We have adopted COVID-19 protocols to assist in a safe return to the sport we all love.

Despite these protocols, collectively we have decided to make this year's SCPO (SEAL) Dan Healy Memorial 5K event a Virtual Race.  We are excited for this opportunity, and hope you are, too.

In the week leading up to the event, we will be sending your packets through mail.  Additionally, we will be using RaceJoy, a free app that will allow you to run your 5K anywhere in the world, and still receive audio on the course, plus receive cheers from family members, and automatically post your results!

This year has been trying for us all.  We continue to hope you and your family remains safe.  Thank you for joining us to honor and remember our local Hero, SCPO (SEAL) Dan Healy.  

SCPO (SEAL) Daniel R. Healy
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The 2020 SCPO Dan Healy Memorial 5K will be a Virtual Race!  We will be using the RaceJoy app as a way to further connect you to those closest to Dan.  As always, thank you for the support!

SCPO DANIEL R. HEALY

Senior Chief Petty Officer Daniel R. Healy, US Navy SEAL, BUD/S Class 176, SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, was born on July 17, 1968 in Exeter, NH and KIA in the Hindu Kush mountains of Kunar Province, Afghanistan on June 28, 2005 during Operation Red Wings.

SCPO Healy was lost when the MH-47 helicopter he was aboard on a rescue mission crashed going to the aid of a team of four SEALs on a reconnaissance mission who were embroiled in a battle with a larger force of the Taliban.  When word got back to base about their plight, their fellow SEALs went into action filling two helicopters to go to their aid.  Due to his rank as a Senior Chief Petty Officer, Dan Healy did not have to go on that mission, but he insisted.  Taking men off of the lead helicopter SCPO Healy told the others “Those are my men and my face is going to be the first one they see”.

For his actions, SCPO Healy was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star with Combat “V” for Valor, the Purple Heart and Afghanistan Campaign Medal.  SCPO Healy’s other awards include Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal (3), and the National Defense Service Medal.

MISSION OF THE DAN HEALY FOUNDATION

TO UPHOLD THE HONOR AND DEDICATION EXEMPLIFIED BY SENIOR CHIEF HEALY IN HIS HEROIC EFFORTS BY BEING OF SERVICE TO THE SEACOAST, NH COMMUNITY THROUGH THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES:

SCHOLARSHIPS- To area students entering the military or a trade school

VETERANS- Aiding Seacoast area veterans in various ways

SINGLE PARENTS- Offering a grant to deserving single parents

SHIRTS ARE ONLY GUARANTEED IF REGISTERED BY SEPTEMBER 15, 2020!

USATF Sanctioned Event
Place
Dan R. Healy Outdoor Pool
Exeter, NH US 03833
Sponsors
Service & Sacrifice Series Challenge

This event is proud to be a part of the Service & Sacrifice Series Challenge!

The Service & Sacrifice Series Challenge serves as a collaborative effort to raise awareness of events that continue the legacies of our Nation's Gold Star Families, Military Active Duty, Veterans, and First Responder Heroes.

OUR MISSION
Our mission is simple: Inspired by Heroes and Connecting Communities.
The goal is to connect civilians with those who have served, and introducing events, stories, and legacies they may never have known. The Service and Sacrifice Series motto is: Remember, Honor, and Inspire.

HONORING HEROES FOUNDATION
In 2020, the Service & Sacrifice Series Challenge will be managed by the Honoring Heroes Foundation. The Honoring Heroes Foundation is a 501(c)(3) whose mission aligns with that of the Challenge. The major project of the Foundation is the Maine Gold Star Family Memorial, which will be dedicated from the People of the State of Maine, to the Gold Star Families of Maine and our Nation.

JOIN THE CHALLENGE
Being a part of the 2020 Service & Sacrifice Series Challenge remains simple and can be done anywhere Worldwide! We’ve added new events to our calendar, including three Virtual Events, that represent 16 total events over 9 months. Eligibility for the Challenge requires participants to register for 10 total events, participate in person or virtually, and earn cool Challenge swag at the end!  For more information, please visit our Website or find us on Facebook!

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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Dan Healy Memorial 5K.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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