The Heroes' Challenge

2 Pendleton Way
Washougal, WA 98671

Running > 1k, 10k, 5k

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The Heroes' Challenge is a Race and Fundraiser for local military Heroes held on the morning of the 4th of July.  Proceeds go directly to supporting local Heroes' and their families when "Right Now" assistance is needed!

The Heroes' Challenge Race includes a10K-5K-or 1K Walk/Run, zero-elevation, in-out course, along the beautiful Columbia River dike, with majestic Mt. Hood standing sentinel on the horizon, as you travel eastward.

Thank you for having the Backs of Heroes!  Every paid challenger receives the official, Heroes' Challenger's Dog-tag and admission to the Patriots' BBQ and Concert. For those 21 and over, there will also be a Challenger's Beer Garden. The Children's 1K is free and only includes the Dog-tag.  Additional BBQ & Concert tickets are available for $10 each and can be purchased at the time of registration or, if needed purchased the day-of.  Save Time & Money, register on-line at www.BackaHero.Today

Register NOW to get your T-Shirt!  If you register by May 31, challengers will be sure to receive a complimentary performance T-shirt! There will only be a limited number of shirts and sizes after May 31, and there is NO guarantee of a t-shirt after May 31. 

Event Schedule... Day of registration opens at 8am.  Opening Ceremony begins at 9am, the 10K Run starts at 9:15am, 5K Fun Walk/Run--starts at 9:30 and a FREE 1K for Children 9 and younger starts at 9:45am. The Virtual Race (come--cheer and stay for the BBQ & Concert) starts at 9:15. The Awards Ceremony--10:30am, followed by the Patriots BBQ-Concert (& Beer Garden for Challengers 21 years and older) 11am-2pm.  Raffle tickets will also be sold to help support Point Man Ministries' "Right Now" fund.  Prizes include a night at Skamania Lodge and Pendleton's 'Grateful Nation' blanket. The drawing will be at 1:30pm and you do not need to be present, to win. 

Recognition is amazing... Official Heroes' Challenge Dog-tags will be presented to all challengers as they RTB (Return To Base)/cross the finish line.  An American Eagle in flight trophy will be awarded for the first man and woman to RTB in the 10K & 5K, as well as 2nd and 3rd place Event Medals will be awarded in those events. These 2-events are professionally timed by Scovel Racing.

Have the Backs of local Heroes and take "The Heroes' Challenge" by helping raise funds to support our local military members (past & present) and their families in Southwest Washington.  Race proceeds go directly to supporting local Heroes, so remember to register, then get pledges (have checks made out to BackaHero.Today) and support America's Heroes... then ask all of your friends and family to register, get pledges and race with you!

Take The Heroes' Challenge and BackaHero.Today For more information go to www.BackaHero.Today or email: AND follow us on facebook:


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