If I had one thing to say to my fellow veterans, it would be this: continue to serve, even though we have taken off our uniforms. - Clay Hunt, USMC
Run As One is held in honor of Marine veteran Clay Hunt, an original member of Team Rubicon, Mission Continues Fellow, Wounded Warrior Project Alum, and avid sportsman, who took his own life after battling PTSD and depression. Clay was an active participant in many veteran organizations and the event serves as a celebration of the networks that empower, unite, and enrich the lives of veterans. It is a symbol of leadership, action, and collaboration across the veteran landscape globally and within our local communities.
Please join us on Saturday, April 1st, as we Unite for a Common Purpose, for the 6th annual Run As One.
We will start our walk at 1030am. We have the shelter reserved from 10am-2pm, so please feel free to come early
Young, Old, Veteran or Civilian, everyone is welcome at this awesome event!
We will meet at Canyon View Park in Grand Junction for a 2 mile walk around the park, followed by food and games.
Thanks to the generosity of High Country Beverage, we will have the Grand Shelter Reserved. So we will have the best seat in the house! We will also have food catered in from Famous Daves BBQ!
We will be right next to the playground, and volleyball courts, So it should be a great time for all, young or old! A great time to connect and reconnect to other veterans and civilians in our great community!
***Proceeds from this event are evenly distributed amongst the three host organizations.***
Run As One is a unique engagement opportunity. It began in 2012 as an attempt to bring previously hostile tribes in South Sudan together for healthy competition off the battlefield and has grown into a collaborative global event. When Clay passed, we realized we needed to forge a stronger community – both with veterans and civilians. Run As One is an opportunity to establish and renew bonds with our brothers and sisters in our partner organizations and communities. Demonstrate to the world our collective culture of inclusivity and camaraderie. So run. Run fast. Run slow. Run as a team. Appreciate and live the greater meaning of today. We know shared purpose and hard work towards a common goal builds the strongest communities, so run together, run as one. Use today to connect with all of your veteran brothers and sisters while establishing meaningful connections within the community.
Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. For more information visit TeamRubiconUSA.org
The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve. For more information visit MissionContinues.org
Team Red, White and Blue enriches the lives of America's veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. For more information visit TeamRWB.org