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Army Celebrating 235th Birthday with a fun Run/Walk on June 5

U.S. Army to celebrate 235th birthday on June 5

   The U.S. Army will be celebrating its 235th Birthday and Celso Tadeo from Pohakuloa Training Area is putting together a fun run/walk celebration on Friday, June 5, starting at 7:30 am from Liliuokalani Park.

   Event organizers will have static displays, door prizes, awards and more, according to Tadeo.  “During the post race celebration we will be cake cutting and we’d like the entire community to come out and celebrate with us,” he said.  “Participation in the run/walk is not necessary to attend the cake cutting ceremony.”

  Registration forms are available at Pohakuloa Training Area, Spencer Fitness Center, Waiakea Recreation Center, and Hilo area Army National Guard and Reserve Centers.

   Tee shirts will be given to the first 75 people entered.  For more information email celso.tadeo@us.army.mil or call Tadeo at 969-2401.

May 26, 2010 Posted by | Events, Running on the Big Island | , , , , , | Leave a comment

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