These guys are close to my heart as my son “Heath” served 5 years in the Air Force and completed two tours in Iraq and was fortunate to come home safely. I want to do anything I can to help those who help us
(PRWEB) July 29, 2015
R&D Mechanical Services is proud to be a main sponsor of the Hero Run 2015 Kennesaw Grand Prix Series. The fifth annual Hero Run 5K venue will be in historic downtown Kennesaw on Saturday, August 1, 2015. The event will include a 5k run/1 mile walk with the 5k race sanctioned as an official qualifier for the world famous Peachtree Road Race. This 5k race is also part of the Kennesaw Grand Prix series. With these credentials, the race should attract both serious and recreational runners. The goal is to host 2000+ runners/walkers, raising funds that will be donated to Wounded Warriors Project (WWP). R&D has been a sponsor now for 5 years helping the organizers The Run for Wounded Heroes, Inc charity raise much needs funds to help our heroes. Last year, over 1500 runners participated, raising $20,000 for WWP.
Wounded Warrior Project’s Mission.
WWP is an organization Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families. On that date, America watched in horror as approximately 3,000 people died including hundreds of firefighters and rescue workers. Many warriors note a sense of duty to volunteer for the military following these tragic events.
People may Register online at Active.com or at Big Peach Running Co Kennesaw. Participants are welcome to run/walk our fast and flat well-marked and certified race course down Main Street and through Swift Cantrell Park. This event is family oriented and all are welcome! Pre-registered participants will receive a super-soft shirt, the perfect t-shirt to celebrate the race. Post race food and refreshments for all participants.
Race Start Times:
7:30AM - 1 Mile Fun Run
8:00AM - 5k Run/Walk
8:55AM - Tot Trot
Early Registration ($25): now-7/21/15
Late Registration ($30): 7/22/15 - 7/27/15
Packet Pickup Registration ($30): 7/29
Why R&D Mechanical Service Choose to be a Sponsor:
“We have participated in the Run for Wounded Heroes that supports the Wounded Warrior Project for the last 5 years. This race is part of The Kennesaw Gran Prix Series. These guys are close to my heart as my son 'Heath' served 5 years in the Air Force and completed two tours in Iraq and was fortunate to come home safely. I want to do anything I can to help those who help us," adds Robbie Matiak (Owner of R&D Mechanical). These are a few of the reasons why Robbie chose to become a sponsor of this charitable event.
About R & D Mechanical Services:
The company is a family owned and operated commercial/residential HVAC contractor. They are based in Canton GA and the owners are life-long Georgia residents. Their promise is to provide the highest standard of honesty and integrity, never leave a customer unhappy with their work, and only perform the services that are required to meet each customer’s expectations.