5th Annual Run/Walk for Operation Homefront for Wounded Warriors

AYSers...join in the RUN/WALK for Operation Homefront!

The 5K Run/Walk with proceeds benefitting the families of active duty military and wounded warriors in transition.

Event Details:

The race/walk is on 27 July and will begin at 7:00 AM. On-site registration begins at 6:00 AM.

The cost is only $25. and it's for an excellent cause! Our Warriors! Register today at http://www.raceit.com/search/event.aspx?id=18178

Food is available before and after the event. Participants who pre-register by Friday, July 19th will receive a dry-lock shirt and goodie bag. There is no guarantee that registrants after this date or on-site registrants will receive a T-shirt or goodie bag.

Registeration becomes $35. after 19 July 2013. Bring photo ID for entrance. Parking is outside gate only. It is a short walk to registration/race start line.

Operation Homefront is a private non-profit organization the key services they provide are listed below: (Get involved and bring a friend or two! or three!...etc..)  All the services OH provides requires members to prove eligibility.

KEY SERVICES: Operation Homefront provides direct services to alleviate a military family’s or individual’s actual/complete emergency financial burden, as well as counseling and/or recovery support. Emergency financial assistance is in the form of checks paid directly to mortgage lenders, auto mechanics, contractors, hospitals, doctors, dentists and other providers. Other emergency funding assistance, which an applicant receives within 24 to 72 hours, includes the following:

  • Financial assistance
  • Emergency food
  • Emergency home repairs
  • Critical baby items: formula, food and diapers
  • Home and appliance repair
  • Furniture and household items
  • Local moving assistance
  • Community events
  • Wounded Warrior Transitional Family Housing


For more information on Operation Homefront and how to help see: http://www.operationhomefront.net/


Challenge your Friends and Co-workers to Join us! See you there, pass me if you can :)!


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  • Voyager

    Hey guys at the start line..now. Im wearing blue top and black shorts...number 236

    July 27, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Woops... Kinda woke up late that day. That week just wore me out. Hope to make it out to another event

      July 31, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      At least I contributed to a good cause even if I didn't get to run haha

      1 · July 31, 2013

  • Jhune S

    Dang...sorry I totally forgot bout this race :-(

    July 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just moved to Virginia last month and looking forward to making some new friends and sweating for a good cause!

    1 · July 23, 2013

    • Voyager

      See you tomorrow!! :)

      July 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just registered today. Looking forward to it.

    1 · July 18, 2013

    • Voyager

      See you tomorrow! :)

      July 26, 2013

  • Cheryl

    Wanted to attend my father is retired army vet. Father wants to go fishing instead. Sorry for the short notice on the cancellation

    July 25, 2013

  • Huma

    SOrry, I'll be with family that weekend

    July 16, 2013

  • Jessica

    how do I sign up for this, I'm going on website and it's all confusing... duh

    July 14, 2013

  • Jhune S

    wut up Voyager. Can't wait to run with you again.

    1 · June 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What a great event and wonderful cause, bummer I will have to miss it, will be traveling.

    June 2, 2013

    • Voyager

      Bon Voyage...maybe next year :) ?

      June 8, 2013

  • Lopez I.

    whats the address? Im confused- I got three different addresses? Where do we meet?

    January 19, 2013

    • Voyager

      SMR Camp Pendleton
      General Booth Blvd
      Virginia Beach, VA
      (Across from the VA Aquarium)...It will be my 1st time at this race as well :)! Meeting at registration desk @ 615am. Anita

      June 8, 2013

  • Voyager

    July 27, 2013, 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location: Virginia Beach, VA

    SMR Camp Pendleton
    General Booth Blvd
    Virginia Beach, VA
    (Across from the VA Aquarium)

    Gates Open for Registration 6 am
    Race Start 7am

    LOCATION is across from the VA Aquarium...We'll meet 6:15am at the registration desk.

    June 8, 2013

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