9th Annual EOD Memorial Challenge

Event Date

Sat, Apr 26, 2014


Niceville, FL

About This Activity

Schedule: April 25th, 7PM Pre-Race packet pick-up at Helen Back Again in Niceville, FL. April 26th, 0730-0830 Pack Weigh-in, 0830-0859 Colors & Race brief, 0900 Kids Race Starts, 0930 Adult Race Starts. Awards: 1st place overall will receive an explosively blown plaque. Top three 18-29 Males and Females, and top three 30+ Males and Females will each receive an EOD memorabilia style plaque. This event will be limited to the first 300 participants who register. All participants must provide their own ruck/pack. Sand or other soft material is highly recommended to achieve the total ruck/pack weight of 30 or 15lbs. All packs must be weighed and labeled prior to the race.Race finishes at LJ Schooners in Bluewater Bay. Cost of entry includes a t-shirt, goodie bag, 1 free beer, and food.Kids Race starts and finishes at the Memorial so parents can participate with children prior to the big race. Calisthenics are 10 push-ups, sit-ups, and jumping jacks. Backpacks must be labeled and not weigh more than 10lbs. Awards will be given to the top 3 boys and top 3 girls, all finishers will receive a finisher's ribbon and goodies bags that include a t-shirt. Kids race is limited to the first 100 participants who register. This event is held to raise money for the EOD Warrior Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that assists wounded EOD warriors above and beyond the DOD. The foundation also maintains the EOD Memorial Wall in honor of our fallen warriors, and provides support to the families of both wounded and fallen EOD Warriors. ***** If you're unable to participate but want to sponsor the event and receive a t-shirt, please see the donation link below. Thank you!


$35 Advanced, $40 Race Day, $10 Kids Challenge

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