Blasters 8K


Event Date

Fri, Oct 17, 2014


Virginia Beach, VA

About This Activity

Pre-race will have an EOD wounded warrior speaker.  The main goal is to raise awareness and support for the men, women and families of WIA/KIA EOD Warriors. All proceeds will benefit the EOD Wounded Warrior foundation.

The Blasters 8k run is a challenging course for any runner. The run winds you through historic fort story over elevation changes and mixed terrain to include soft sand and packed dirt.

Runners may volunteer to carry a flag for Navy EOD Technicians wounded in action (not returned to full duty) and all NAVY EOD fallen warriors. (Please email Race coordinator with requests)

For those unable to attend, but are looking to support with donations. Please follow this link.

Thank you very much for your support!! Hooyah!!

Event details and schedule

0630-0715 Day of registration (only pre-register runners will be guaranteed an event shirt)

0730 guest speaker

0800 Race start

Race will be conducted rain or shine

Fort Story is a military Base: Civilian access is accepted with vailid vehicle/personal onsite Registraion. please plan accordingly.

T-shirts and race bibs will be issued morning  of race (0630-0715)

Directions to the starting line

From JEB Fort Story Gate 6: Enter through Ft Story gate 6 and proceed down Atlantic Ave. Then turn right on to Vung Tau rd. At the end of Vung Tau rd, turn left onto Hospital rd. Once on Hospital Rd, follow the signs to EODTEU Two and parking.From JEB Fort Story Gate 8: Enter through FT Story gate 8 and proceed down Atlantic Ave to Hospital Rd. Once on Hospital Rd, follow the signs to EOD TEU Two and parking.

Thank you for the support, will see you at the Finish line!!

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