Run/Walk: Run, ruck, or walk a 5k at the location of your choosing anytime between April 9th and April 12th and record your time on RunSignUp. To be considered for the ruck division, a backpack or ruck with a minimal weight of 35lbs must be carried for the full duration of the 5k.
VFW Department of New Mexico Foundation is committed to provide support to veterans, active duty military personnel, their families, and
their communities through programs, projects and education. All proceeds will be donated to the VFW Department of New Mexico Foundation an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit.
With your help, we can continue to support programs that:
Award grants to VFW Posts, Auxiliaries and the Department as well as qualifying nonprofits providing the vital support America's heroes and their families deserve.
Provide scholarships to student patriotic essay contest winners in grades 6-8 and 9-12
Support troops and their families in need of financial assistance for housing, medical or basic life needs with a grant.
Sponsor “welcome home” and “send off” events to boost the morale of returning or deployed military units.
Offer military veterans, regardless of when or where they served, with VFW counsel and assistance to successfully navigate VA entitlement and disability claims.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of New Mexico Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is committed to supporting programs that improve the lives of veterans, active duty military personnel, their families and their communities.
All participants will receive a VFW neck gaiter/buff. Finishers will receive both a VFW neck gaiter/buff and a VFW patch.