"Run For The Warriors® has brought and continues to bring the Jacksonville community together in support of the military," states Robin Kelleher, Founder and President of Hope For The Warriors®
Jacksonville, NC (PRWEB) January 27, 2015
Registration is now open for 10th Annual Run For The Warriors® in Jacksonville, NC on Saturday, May 16, 2015. All races start at Jacksonville High School and the run will consist of a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 1-Mile Walk/Run. Visit http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/2015R4W to learn more and register for this memorable and meaningful race event.
Run For The Warriors® was established in 2006 by military wives at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC as a fundraiser for military families. The success of the first Run For The Warriors® led to the creation of Hope For The Warriors®, a national non-profit which serves to restore hope for service members, their families, and families of the fallen.
The event Prices will increase by $5 on March 16, 2015 and again by $5 for same-day registration. Veterans, those on active duty, and students all receive a $10 discount for the Half Marathon and $5 discount for all other races. Children under 10, Gold Star Families, and Wounded Warriors all receive free admittance.
General Registration Prices:
Register Before March 16, 2015: $60
Register After March 16, 2015 (online): $65
Day of Registration: $70
1-Mile, 5K, & 10K:
Register Before March 16, 2015: $30
Register After March 16, 2015 (online): $35
Day of Registration: $40
“Run For The Warriors® is extremely important to the military community in Jacksonville,” states Robin Kelleher, President and Founder of both Hope For The Warriors® and Run For The Warriors®. “It has brought and continues to bring the Jacksonville community together, not only in support of the military but also to celebrate and honor their sacrifices.”
Run For The Warriors® races are unique events dedicated to the men and women wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, their families, and families of the fallen. It is a celebration of their strength and resolve and a promise to continue restoring self, family, and hope. The goal of each race is to establish a long-term understanding and respect for the needs of local military families in their communities. The Run For The Warriors® race series also provides wounded service members encouragement and the opportunity to pursue the sport of running, walking, or cycling to assist in their physical and emotional rehabilitation.
The mission of Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.
Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for three consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.
Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.