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Walter N. Levy Challenge 2016
Sun, Oct 9, 2016
Endurance-10K - Individual Age group/open
Endurance-10K - Group-registration team Age group/open
About This Activity
Who was Walter N. Levy?
Walter N. Levy attended Norwich University, Class of 1963 and served as Marine Corps Second Lieutenant Infantry Officer who was killed in action on September 18th, 1965 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. The event in his honor will be held at scenic Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont site of the oldest private military college in the country on October 4th, 2015. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Walter N. Levy making the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, so please visit Norwich University and have a great time challenging yourself in the Levy Challenge!
What is the Levy Challenge?
Levy Challenge is a 10k endurance race that will challenge you mentally and physically. The event includes obstacles such as: The Marine Corps obstacle course, steep grade of Hill 488, Quang Nam mud crawl, Rock Pile ammo resupply mission, pull-up challenge, Hue City ruck run, and the Da Nang serpentine. You can run this race individually or as a 4-person team. Come challenge yourself at the oldest private military college in the United States and see if you have what it takes to conquer the Levy challenge.
Where do the proceeds go?
The proceeds go to the Semper Fi Fund. The Semper Fi Fund is a charity that supports military members and their families from all branches who have been injured or have a life-threatening illness from post 9/11 combat. The sacrifice the men and women of our armed forces have made have inspired us to give back as much as possible. Learn more at https://semperfifund.org/
For those who wish to donate to the cause and support the Levy Challenge other than directly participating in the race, please send checks payable to the Semper Fi Society to:
158 Harmon Drive Northfield, VT 05663
NU box 1994
Event details and schedule
First wave leaves at 0930 Sunday
Packet Pickup: Sunday at 0800 and Saturday at 1830
Please make sure to bring a form of ID; waivers will be signed at Norwich University before the race. Wear clothing suitable for a 10k endurance race. Water will be offered at water stations throughout the course. Parking will be directed by road guards on campus.