This Saturday, April 16th at 10:00 a.m., Team RWB and Team Rubicon will be leading their annual “RUN AS ONE” event, 2-3 miles walk or run, at Fairfield Hills in Newtown, CT.
Report by Paula Antolini
April 12, 2016 8:09AM EDT
Team Red White and Blue (RWB) and Team Rubicon 5th Annual ‘RUN AS ONE’ (RAO) to Honor Marine Veteran, April 16
This Saturday, April 16th at 10:00 a.m., Team RWB and Team Rubicon will be leading their 5th Annual “RUN AS ONE” event, 2-3 miles walk or run, at Fairfield Hills in Newtown, CT.
In honor of Marine veteran Clay Hunt, an original member of Team Rubicon who took his own life after battling PTS and depression, Team Rubicon, Team Red White and Blue, and The Mission Continues will partner to participate in the 5th Annual Run as One on April 16th. The event will as serve a celebration of a networks required to empower, unite and enrich the lives of Veterans. It will also be a symbol of leadership, action, and collaboration across the veterans support landscape within our local communities.
If you are interested in joining them for a non-chipped RUN AND WALK on some beautiful trails around Newtown, please contact them ASAP!
All fitness levels and family members of all ages can participate!
Their Goals: United with a Common Purpose
1. Build strong, united communities around America’s veterans.
2. Demonstrate leadership by driving collaboration and a proactive approach to veterans’ service.
3. Raise awareness of the challenges and positive solutions facing our nation’s veterans
ALL proceeds from Run As One are equally distrubuted between Team RWB, Team Rubicon, and The Mission Continues to fund Veteran Programs.
About the Event Hosts:
Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. For more information visit TeamRubiconUSA.org
Team Red, White and Blue’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. For more information visit TeamRWB.org
The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life after the military to find purpose through civic action. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their legacy will be one of leadership and service. The Mission Continues has helped thousands of post-9/11 veterans reintegrate successfully by focusing their talents and energy on tackling challenges in their communities. For more information visit MissionContinues.org
All proceeds from Run As One are equally distributed between Team RWB, Team Rubicon, and The Mission Continues to fund Veteran Programs.
VIEW VIDEO TRIBUTE TO CLAY HUNT below: