Virtual wellness challenge aims to motivate while remembering fallen service members

Memorial Day 30 minutes x 30 days Challenge with Hope for the Warriors

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (April 11, 2024) – Participants can now register for the Hope For The Warriors Memorial Day 30×30 Wellness Challenge presented by Owens & Minor. Kicking off May 1 and running through May 30, this virtual and free wellness challenge focuses on individual’s physical and emotional well-being while honoring and remembering those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving.

The free challenge is designed to get people moving by incorporating any type of physical activity for a minimum of 30 minutes for 30 days in a row to show their commitment and support to the military community. Any activity counts — walking, running, hiking, swimming, lifting, dancing, etc.

Participants are encouraged to register for the free 30-day fitness challenge at as an individual or a team. Participants can log their daily activity through the website to maintain a cumulative total for the challenge. Fundraising incentive prizes for individuals begin at $100 and continue at $250, $500 and $1,000.

Weekly, participants will receive emails that aim to motivate, inspire and to share ideas to help sustain well-being. In addition, signing up for the 30×30 challenge provides access to the Hope For The Warriors’ sports and recreation resource library, that contains exercise demonstrations, healthy eating tips, and mindfulness activities.

“The Hope For The Warriors Memorial Day 30×30 Wellness Challenge is great way to re-engage your fitness journey or a way to ramp it up,” said Robin Kelleher, co-founder and president of the nonprofit organization. “Regardless of where you are, this challenge a great reminder to pay respect to those who are currently serving and those who have served, and to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.”

Presented by Owen & Minor, the Memorial Day 30×30 Wellness Fitness Challenge media sponsor is Newstalk 105.9 WMAL with Mittun as the tech sponsor.

For more information or to sign up for the Memorial Day 30×30 Wellness Fitness Challenge, visit

Media Contact:

Erin McCloskey – Hope For The Warriors
Hope For The Warriors
(336) 207-5222

About Hope For The Warriors: Founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a foundation of stability, strength and community for post-9/11 veterans, service members and military families. Since its inception, Hope For The Warriors has served over 159,000 through a variety of support programs focused on providing financial, career and educational stability; physical and emotional strength; and social support that builds community. One of the nonprofit’s first programs, Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships, has awarded 249 scholarships to caregivers and families of the fallen. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.orgFacebookXInstagram or LinkedIn.