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Celebrating the U.S. Army’s Birthday Run

Celebrate the Army's Birthday with a 5K Run on Saturday

Celebrate the Army's Birthday with a 5K Run on Saturday

The U.S. Army is turning 234 years old this weekend and members of Pohakuloa Training Area are putting on a 5K (3.1-mile) run/walk on Saturday in celebration of the event.

The start and finish line will be at Liliuokalani Gardens and the course will follow along side Hilo Bay Front shoreline.

Applications, along with a $15 entry fee, are being accepted up until 6:30 a.m. the morning of the race.  Entry fee includes a T-shirt, refreshments, and a chance to win one of several door prizes.

The Army will also have a “Static Display” which includes several Humvees.  PTA, led by Lt. Col. Warline Richardson, and Big Island’s Buying Local First campaign business organizers, led by Michael Williams is the host.

For more information contact Celso Tadeo at celso.tadeo@us.army.mil or call 969-2401.  Proceeds from the event go to Buying Local First Campaign and PTA Family Readiness Group.


June 10, 2009 Posted by | Health and Fitness, Running on the Big Island | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment