On August 7, 1782 George Washington created the Purple Heart and now, August 7th, is known as Purple Heart Day. We are celebrating with our fifth annual Purple Heart 1 Mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1 & 26.2. You will get a beautiful purple heart medal. Plus, 15% of every registration will be donated to the Purple Heart Foundation. Their mission supports a number of programs and services dedicated to helping ALL veterans and their families. Races can be completed anytime in August 2022, even better if it’s August 7th. 1 mile, 5k, 10k, 13.1, and 26.2 virtual races are available — you choose which distance you want to complete Great for all ages A percentage of race registration fees will be donated to the Purple Heart Foundation You’ll receive a medal upon completion of your event! Registration Fee: $18 (includes a medal, bib, and donation to charity) Medals and bibs will begin shipping out mid-July 2022
It's always easier to train when you've got something in mind train for. Find an upcoming running event in your area and sign up, it's as easy as that. Train each week in preparation for the big day and then go out and have fun with it. You will have runners at all different levels of running abilities. You'll have semi pro runners right down to absolute beginners. Running is for everyone when you realise that the only person you're competing with is yourself - to gradually make those improvements and gains. Good luck on your journey.
Motivate yourself and your friends by downloading DOARUN - the worlds first interactive running game. Set up a running group and invite your friends to join.