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Register TODAY and help local HEROES! The Heroes' Challenge is a Race and Fundraiser for local military Heroes held on the morning of the 4th of July. 100% of the proceeds and donations go directly to supporting local Heroes' and their families when "Right Now" assistance is needed!
The Heroes' Challenge Race includes 3 Walk/Run distances: a 10K, 5K, 1K, with one general start time 9:15am! The course is on the river dike, so it's a zero-elevation, in-out course, along the beautiful Columbia River, with majestic Mt. Hood standing sentinel on the horizon, as you travel eastward. Opening Ceremony begins at 9:00am.
Thank you for having the Backs of Heroes! Every paid challenger receives the official, The Heroes' Challenger's Dog-tag and admission to the Return-to-Base (RTB) Brunch. For those 21 and over, there will also be a Challenger's Beer Garden. Plus there is an awe-inspiring Eagle in Flight trophy for the first man and woman to return base in the 10K and 5K. So register Today and have the Backs of local military members and their families, who need us to have their backs in times of need!
After the race, stay for the Patriots BBQ and Concert! Again this year, Alex's Smokehouse of Washougal WA will be doing the BBQ!!! This great family friendly event (bounce house, face painting, shaved ice) is a separate event from the race, with tickets available for just $15 each and can also be purchased on-line, or if needed purchased the day-of (everyone in the public is invited to our BBQ-Concert, and everyone is strongly encouraged to pre-purchase these tickets, as there will only be a limited number of meals, as well as tables and chairs available for day of purchasers. Save Time & Money, buy your ticket on-line at www.BackaHero.Today
Register NOW to get your official race T-shirt! You can register on-line until July 3rd, but if you register by May 31, in addition to registering for The Heroes' Challenge you may also order the VIP package and get a high performance race T-shirt ($15) and a BackaHero.Today premium baseball cap ($20).
Event Schedule... Day of registration opens at 8am. Opening Ceremony begins at 9am, ALL RUNS WILL START at 9:15am and be followed by the Return-To-Base Snack BR & for challengers 21 years and older a Beer Garden. The Awards Ceremony will begin at 10:15am.
'Right Now' Raffle! Tickets will also be sold to help support Point Man Ministries' "Right Now" fund. The first place prize is a night and dinner for 2 at Skamania Lodge, and the 2nd place prize is a Pendleton wool blanket. The drawing will be at 11:45AM and you do not need to be present, to win.
Recognition is amazing... Official Heroes' Challenge Dog-tags will be presented to all challengers. An American Eagle in flight trophy will be awarded for the first man and woman to RTB (Return-To-Base) in the 10K & 5K. In addition, 2nd and 3rd place Event Medals will be awarded in those events. These 2-events are professionally timed by Scovel Racing.
Have the Backs of local Heroes and take "The Heroes' Challenge" by helping raise funds to support our local military members (past & present) and their families in Southwest Washington. Race proceeds go directly to supporting local Heroes, so remember to register, then make and get pledges (have checks made out to BackaHero.Today) and support America's Heroes... then ask all of your friends and family to register, get pledges and race with you!
Take The Heroes' Challenge and BackaHero.Today For more information go to www.BackaHero.Today or email: BackaHeroToday@gmail.com AND follow us on facebook: www.facebook.com/BackaHeroToday/
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