****LOCATION AND ROUTE CHANGE***
April 09, 2016
Everybody should meet at the pavillion on the VA grounds. It is located near the intersection of N. Washington Road and Hines Blvd.
**use the directions to get to the hospital at 5700 W. National and continue around General Mitchell Blvd and make a left at N Washington. The next right would be Hines Blvd.**
Satellite view of location is in the photos for this event in this fundraising page!
Schedule of events:
10:00 am: Welcome from Team Red White & Blue and Team Rubicon
10:15 am: Group Photo
10:30 am: 3 mile run/walk begins (strollers and dogs are welcome too!)
11:30 am: Group social begins (food and drink will be provided)
Please feel free to bring a side dish or dessert to pass
This event is open to all and bringing friends and family is highly encouraged!!
Event shirts will be mailed directly to your mailing address
All proceeds from Run As One are equally distrubuted between Team RWB, Team Rubicon, and The Mission Continues to fund Veteran Programs.
RUN AS ONE 2016
In honor of Marine veteran Clay Hunt, an original member of Team Rubicon who took his own life after battling PTS and depression, Team Rubicon, Team Red White and Blue, and The Mission Continues will partner to participate in the 5th annual Run as One on April 16th. The event will as serve a celebration of a networks required to empower, unite and enrich the lives of Veterans. It will also be a symbol of leadership, action, and collaboration across the veterans support landscape within our local communities.
Our Goals: United with a Common Purpose
1. Build strong, united communities around America’s veterans.
2. Demonstrate leadership by driving collaboration and a proactive approach to veterans’ service.
3. Raise awareness of the challenges and positive solutions facing our nation’s veterans
About the Event Hosts:
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
Team Red, White and Blue's mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. For more information visit TeamRWB.org
The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life after the military to find purpose through civic action. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their legacy will be one of leadership and service. The Mission Continues has helped thousands of post-9/11 veterans reintegrate successfully by focusing their talents and energy on tackling challenges in their communities. For more information visit MissionContinues.org