Register now to run or walk in Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) 8K Runs, presented by USAA. The fundraising event returns to Jacksonville, Florida; San Antonio, Texas and Franklin, Tennessee and is expanding to include Colorado Springs, Colorado; Norfolk, Virginia and Phoenix, Arizona. A WWP 1K Fun Run is also offered in each city for participants aged 12 and under.
Fundraising proceeds of each WWP 8K Run directly benefit WWP’s programs, structured to nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment and engagement of injured service members.
2014 Event Cities & Dates
• Colorado Springs: August 9
• Jacksonville: September 6
• San Antonio: September 20
• Norfolk: October 4
• Franklin: October 18
• Phoenix: November 8
How to Register & Fundraise
Register at wwp8kruns.org
• Advanced registration $25 (until one month prior to run); $35 thereafter
• Military – FREE with promo code, email firstname.lastname@example.org
• 1K Fun Run (12 and under) $15
• Race day number, timing, and festivities
• Under Armour running jersey for the first 1,500 participants registered in Jacksonville, San Antonio, and Franklin and the first 750 participants registered in Colorado Springs, Norfolk, and Phoenix.
• Link to the WWP 8K Run fundraising site and personal page to aid participants’ fundraising efforts
All runners registered for the WWP 8K Run in Jacksonville, San Antonio, Colorado Springs, and Phoenix must raise a minimum of $99, but are recommended to get creative and fundraise beyond the individual minimum. There is no fundraising minimum in Franklin or Norfolk; however, it is highly encouraged. Participants are also encouraged to join or create a team to experience firsthand the rewards of teamwork and to help support each other in fundraising efforts. Every dollar raised helps to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of Wounded Warriors in our nation’s history. Participants who fundraise $500, $1,000 or more at least one week before their registered event will receive a special Survival Straps gift.
Onsite Fun & Events
In addition to the run, race day offers a variety of activities including post-race refreshments, food, and entertainment for all registered participants, and a booth with WWP gear available for purchase. First place male and female times overall will receive a special award, while first place male and female finishers in each age division will receive a medal. WWP 8K Runs are presented nationwide by USAA and made possible through the support of generous sponsors.
To register or learn more about sponsoring a run, visit wwp8kruns.org.
About Wounded Warrior Project®
Wounded Warrior Project is recognizing its ten-year anniversary, reflecting on a decade of service and reaffirming its commitment to serving injured veterans for their lifetime. The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP currently serves 50,000 warriors and nearly 7,000 family members through its unique 20 programs and services. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.