Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

2nd Annual Salute Our Heroes 5K

February 29

Our Mission:
Running 4 Vets mission is to support disabled American Veterans and Veteran Non-Profit Organizations through social running events and various fundraisers.
The Salute Our Heroes 5K and Veterans Day Weekend Celebration are meant to bring awareness and support for our local veteran organizations. This year’s 5K will be held Veterans Day Weekend on the Marine Corps Birthday February 29, 2019. at 8:00 a.m.
Proceeds of this 5K will benefit the following Veteran Non-Profit organizations:

The 22 Project
The 22 Project supports underserved war veterans who have traumatic brain injuries and are at risk for depression and/or suicide. In collaboration with physicians, therapists, and health care workers, The 22 Project provides advanced medical treatments to reduce a veteran’s risk of depreside, including care and evaluation by sion and/or suicide, including care and evaluation by highly trained board certified physicians, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), and essential brain supplements and superfoods, all at no cost to the veteran.

The First Tee Broward (Childrens Golf Foundation)

The First Tee of Broward partners with United Way of Broward County’s MISSION United to deliver free golf programs to local Broward veterans. Our program not only provides expert golf instruction delivered by PGA professionals, it also provides an atmosphere for fellowship, bonding and healing among our local veterans. We have provided our programs to over 200 Broward veterans since beginning in 2016.

Running 4 Vets
Running 4 Vets supports disabled American Veterans and Veteran Non-Profit Organizations through social running events and various fundraisers.

Awards                                                                                                                         Awards will be given out for the following categories:
Top 3 overall male and female 5K finishers.
Top 3 Male and Female in the following age groups: 8 and under, 9-10, 11-12,13-14,15-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,
45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74,75-Over
Top Male and Female Veteran
Top Male and Female Purple Heart Recipient
Prizes to team who raises the most donations
Prizes to top 3 individuals who raise the most donations

Race Day Schedule:
On Site Registration: 6:30-7:30 a.m.
Race Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
Awards Presentation: 9:15 a.m.
Veterans Day Weekend Celebration: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Start and Finish Line is at Charnow Park, located at 300 Connecticut St, Hollywood, Florida 33019.
Immediately following the award ceremony will be a Veterans Day Weekend Celebration with Sponsor Booths, Live Music, Silent Auctions, Raffles, and more.

Timing:
The 5K Run event will be timed with the Chronotrack
Timing System. Race results at
www.splitsecondtiming.com.

Click here for more details