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One historical day...  In the dawn's early light of this 4th of July take "The Heroes' Challenge" and help raise funds to support our soldiers (past & present) and their families in Southwest Washington, then stay for the after race "Patriots Barbecue and Concert".  100% of the race profit and 100% of EVERY DOLLAR PLEDGED/DONATED goes directly to supporting local Heroes.

Freedom is hard won... and our soldiers are on the line protecting Freedom every day... so sign up TODAY for the Challenging, Honoring & Rewarding Heroes' Challenge and start getting Pledges/donations NOW! With every $100 you raise you will earn a complimentary "Right Now" raffle ticket!

4-ways to Take the Challenge...

1) A beautiful 10-Click/10K flat run on the dike along side the Columbia River (6.2 miles/starts 0915)

2) A 5 Click/5K Fun Run/Walk on the dike (3.1 miles/starts 0930)

3) An Un-timed & free Heroes' Challenge Children's 1K for children 9 and younger (0.62 miles/start 945)

4) or join "The Virtual Team" (get on-line pledges/donations and then you can opt to cheer from the start line or even at home!)

*The 10K Run and 5K Fun Run/Walk are along the Columbia River dike as you head up the entrance of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, with the majestic snow-capped Mt. Hood dominating the eastern horizon. The start/finish line begin at the parking lot at Pendleton Woolen Mill (2 Pendleton Way, Washougal WA 98671) .

 

Professionally Timed: The first 2-events are chip-timed.

To ensure that you get a complimentary Heroes Challenge t-shirt with your paid registration fee (10K, 5K or Virtual Team) register by May 31. There will only be a limited number of extra t-shirts/sizes available after that date.

Recognition: Official "4th of July Heroes' Challenge Dog-tags" will be presented to all participants as they RTB (Return To Base) and cross the finish line.  An American Eagle in flight trophy will be awarded for the first (man & woman) to RTB in each of the first 2-events: "10K & 5K", as well as Event Medals will be awarded to the second-& third place men and women respectively to RTB in those events.

Stay for the Patriot Barbecue & 4th of July Concert: Everyone from the public is invited!!!  11am/right after the Awards Ceremony we will be hosting a Patriots Barbecue and Concert (11am-2pm) for everyone who wants to honor our military members. Tickets are $10 each/or free as part of your race registration fee.

"Right Now" Raffle Buy a $20. raffle ticket and have a chance to win an incredible gift package stuffed with lots of goodies (there will be two gift packages given away!). One raffle package will include a 1-night stay with dinner at the gorgeous destination resort, Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington. This prize is graciously donated by Skamania Lodge.  The highlight of the other raffle package is a Pendleton Blanket. 

Remember!  Register for a Challenge, get pledges/donations, and support America's Heroes... then ask all your friends to register, get pledges and race with you! For every $50 you raise in donation you will earn a "Right Now" raffle ticket!

Go to: www.BackaHero.Today and take The Heroes' Challenge.  For more information go to www.BackaHero.Today or email: BackaHeroToday@gmail.com AND follow us on facebook:  www.facebook.com/BackaHeroToday/

 

For more information, or to volunteer, or to financially sponsor a part of this event please go to www.BackaHero.Today or call 360-852-4649.


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  • Location: Washougal, WA
  • Race Date: 07/04/2019 09:00 (Thursday)
  • Categories:
    • 10K Run
    • 5K Fun
    • Childrens 1K (0.62 mile for 9 & younger)
    • Virtual Race come for the T-shirt
    • Served/serving in Military-5K
    • Served/serving in Military-10K
    • Served/serving in Military-Virtual Team
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100% of every dollar raised goes directly to local Heroes!

For the past four years every dollar pledged and raised through The Heroes Challenge race on the morning of the 4th of July have gone to directly helping local veterans and military members and their families in our community!

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