The Patriot Challenge

Take the Patriot Challenge

Registration is open for this fun-filled virtual challenge.

One full week to complete a 5K, 10K or Marathon.  Easy, post your distance and raise at least $50 in sponsor money in support of Homeless and at-risk veterans. 

Do a Facebook live stream and you get bragging rights to share with your family and friends and challenge them to get on board and see who the winners are.  Medals to the top fundraisers.

Project Help is a local nonprofit that takes on the problems of Military Veterans and works to make their lives better.  The funds from this event will go to the Hardship Fund which is a grant program for qualified assistance requests.

Register here at www.runreg.com/patriot-challenge, then let the games begin!  For more info about Project Help, visit www.projecthelp.us or call 973-875-2068.

Contact Information
  1. Sandy Mitchell
  2. 973-875-2068
  3. sandy@ProjectHelp.us
Wed, November 25
12:00 pm — 11:00 am
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Take the Patriot Challenge

Registration is open for this fun-filled virtual challenge.

One full week to complete a 5K, 10K or Marathon. Easy, post your distance and raise at least $50 in sponsor money in support of Homeless and at-risk veterans.

Do a Facebook live stream and you get bragging rights to share with your family and friends and challenge them to get on board and see who the ...

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