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8020 Cedar Park Fitness Studio & Fearless Fitness - Never Forget 9/11

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BENEFITING: WINGS FOR WARRIORS

EVENT: 15 Years Later, We Will Still Never Forget 9/11

EVENT DATE: Sep 11, 2016

Candice Voigt

THE STORY:

My good friend and former trainer Mike O’Hara and his wife Leslie have been climbing Mt. Bonnell for four years now to honor the fallen of 9/11. This year is the 5th year and the event gets larger and larger year by year. What a better way to honor the fallen by starting our own fundraising campaign to support https://www.facebook.com/WingsForWarriors/ as a group. We are Fearless Fitness; a group, a community of individuals and friends who have dedicated a big part of our lives to fitness. We are excited to be a part of this wonderful cause along with Bigger Faster Stronger Training, all of the participants and hope to be able to raise funds for Wings for Warriors. See you all on September 11th.

My email if you have any questions is csvoigt23@yahoo.com.  

Mike's Details on the event:

EVENT DATE: SEP 11, 2016

There were 110 stories in each Twin Tower, 220 combined. Although there is no set number that we can find, the average number of individual stairs within a flight of stairs(story) seems to be 20. Mt. Bonnell has 99 stairs that lead to the top of the highest point in all of Austin, which also happens to look over one of Austin's most beautiful scenic views. Those 99 individual stairs equals to 4.95 stories per climb, we'll call it an even 5. In order to reach the equivalent of running up BOTH Twin Towers- 220 stories- to pay ultimate homage, one would need to climb Mt Bonnell 44 times. That, ladies and gentlemen, is what we have done for the past five years and will do so again this year.

We'll meet atop Mt Bonnell at 8am on Sunday, September 11th, and start shortly thereafter. There will be an "intermission/halftime" as we hold a moment of silence at 8:46am (the time the first tower was struck) to pay tribute to all the innocent lives we lost on that tragic day, as well as for every life that's been taken since then as a result of those attacks. WE WILL NEVER FORGET. Mount Bonnell Park is a non-reservable park so, like every year until we can convince the city otherwise, this is an "unofficial official event". With that being said, please do not feel discouraged if you can't make our start time, you have all day to knock it out on your own! We created this event with the idea and hopes to get everybody out, moving, on 9/11 to honor the fallen. Please do not forget to register here so we can get an accurate head count and know how much fruit/water to provide. There is nothing like climbing those stairs in the Texas heat with old and new friends, together, united and we look forward to honoring the fallen by pushing ourselves with you by our side.

This year, our charity is the same as the last two years-- Wings For Warriors. The founder, Anthony "Doc" Ameen served this great country alongside my brother Eddie in Afghanistan. He founded Wings for Warriors in 2010 after suffering a severe combat injury and having to deal with the unfortunate reality of being denied his well deserved and rightfully owed benefits. Wings for Warriors is here to help combat wounded Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans(like himself) as they return home and transition into the realm of living with their disabilities. Wings for Warriors works to ensure that veterans receive the adequate healthcare and financial benefits that they are due, as well as building support and assistance from their local communities. Each year, this event, has almost doubled in participants. Next to honoring the fallen, one of our main goals each year with this event is to not only raise awareness for our selected charity, but funds as well. Please donate right here my friends. This particular organization is very near and dear to our hearts, as its founder is, so after you donate, please check out their website and share it via social media to help spread the word!

 

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  • Leslie Jones

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  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Lia Chowdhury

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12% Raised of $2,000 Goal

The Team: $245 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Candice Voigt

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$140

 

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Jeff Bergeron

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Carolyn Regimand

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