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The Crucible 70.5 Miles

$73,716

 

123% Raised of $60,000 Goal

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The Story

EVENT DATE: Sep 08, 2016

The Crucible 70.5 Mile Hike is full but you can still register for Remember The Fallen HERE

 

Imagine a group of 60 people tackling the Pennsylvania Laurel Highlands Trail for a 3-day, 70+ mile extreme hike with a full gear pack - and the adventure in The Crucible begins. This 3-day extreme journey through some of Pennsylvania's most spectacular scenery is not for the feint of heart, but your life won't be the same after you've participated in The Crucible. It's a journey of passion, determination and personal triumph, as much as it's an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local veterans who are in need of housing and employment services.

 

The 70-mile hiking trail stretches along the picturesque Laurel Mountains from the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown, PA where you can hike along a rocky footpath and dirt road through mountain laurel to the edge of a 1,000-foot gorge at 2,400 feet to the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle - located at the southern reaches of the Laurel Ridge, encompassing rugged natural beauty providing some of the best whitewater in the eastern United States, as well as spectacular scenery.

 

The Crucible hikers will have access to overnight shelter areas with food, medical attention and plenty of campfires and stories - where new friendships will be forged. The physical and mental challenges associated with the 3-day event mirror the timeless military credo – “we’re all together on this”.

 

HOW TO DONATE:

All proceeds will benefit Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania, the newest podcast oriented for young veterans, Veteran On Fire, and The Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation

Online: Click the orange "Donate" button and select the team and individual you want to help in their fundraising efforts.

Mail: If you prefer to mail a check, please be follow the instructions below:

Write check to: Veterans Leadership Program

Mail to: Veterans Leadership Program (NEW ADDRESS)

                 ATTN: The Crucible

                 2934 Smallman Street

                 Pittsburgh, PA 15201

                 Memo: Name of individual 

 

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Take it Outside

Amount Raised:

$20,920

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Old in Trail Years

Amount Raised:

$3,781

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Team Crucible

Amount Raised:

$2,485

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BAMF

Amount Raised:

$1,665

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Old Men Walking

Amount Raised:

$1,815

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Team Endless Elevation

Amount Raised:

$3,065

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Freedom Hunter

Amount Raised:

$1,100

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RAW Training

Amount Raised:

$950

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Reconditioned Operators

Amount Raised:

$930