Fitness Within's Operation Run to Heal 5k

53 Harrison St
Reading, MA 01867

Running > 5k

Event Description

On this day, no one fights alone! 


Mark your calendars. Fitness Within’s 2022 Operation Run To Heal 5K will be IN-PERSON on Saturday, October 22, at Memorial Park, with an epic after-party beer garden celebration at the Reading Common! We are thrilled to partner with Home Base and the Town of Reading to create an event that will have a massive impact on our Veterans and their Families. Join our incredible community in this year’s Operation Run To Heal 5K, and together we will be part of something much bigger than ourselves!



Whether you want to take your time, push your pace, or throw a pack on to experience rucking with our brave service members, we will complete the mission together! 



  • Operation Run To Heal Race Shirt. 

  • Operation Run To Heal Dog Tag Finisher Medal

  • FREE beer ticket for the beer garden after party (participants 21 & over)**Must show ID when picking up your race packet to receive your beer ticket

  • Entertainment includes live music, food offerings, local vendors

  • **Gold Warrior Challenge Dog Tag Medal for participants who register for the pre-race Warrior Challenge Bootcamp Class - 1.5 hours before the 5K race (ALL fitness levels welcomed) **limited spots**




What’s better than a 5K? A 5K with a cold beer waiting for you at the end! Join us for a post race celebration with friends and family at the beer Garden in Reading’s common! With live music, food, drinks, and activities/games(cornhole) so it’s perfect for the whole family!




Home Base is committed to providing world-class care at no cost to Veterans and their Families. They are committed to those who have served and sacrificed for us. By participating in Operation Run To Heal 5K, you are sharing this commitment and helping to heal Veterans and their Families from Invisible Wounds. Your support will help ensure Home Base can continue to deliver care nationally! This includes Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) programs for our Special Operations Community, intensive clinical programs for families who have lost their loved one due to service or suicide, and regional outpatient care, which now serves even more Massachusetts Veterans and their families via Telehealth.

To learn more about Home Base and how your participation in this race supports Veterans, Service Members, and their Families, visit



Join The Warrior Challenge Bootcamp Class!

Are you up for the challenge? Led by our elite coaches, this ultimate boot camp class truly elevates the standards for high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and is one of the most popular classes in the Fitness Within community. Go full force with this total-body cardio class. This class has stood the test of time and has been changing lives in our community for over seven years. Register now and stand out of the crowd with your Gold Warrior Challenge Dog Tag Medal!

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