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.