5K run/walk scheduled for Nov. 6 at Belmont Lake State Park
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (Oct. 12, 2022) – Online registration is now open for the Long Island Hope For The Warriors 5K Run/Walk taking place Sunday, November 6 at Belmont Lake State Park in Babylon. Returning to in-person for the first time in two years, the Long Island Hope For The Warriors 5K will be the final event in the 2022 Suffolk County Veteran Run Series.
The event is open for all levels of runners, walkers and adaptive cyclists with a pre-registration fee of $30 which includes a t-shirt ($35 on race day). Rain or shine, opening ceremonies start at 9:30 a.m. with the race beginning at 10 a.m.
There is still a virtual option being offered from Nov. 6- 13 for $35, which also includes a t-shirt (to be mailed after the event).
Participants can register for the in-person or virtual races at hopeforthewarriors.org.
Proceeds benefit Hope For The Warriors, a national nonprofit dedicated to assisting veterans, service members and military families with a variety of programming including clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation, and transition services.
Run For The Warriors is a race series open to civilians and military members that honors the men and women injured in service to our country after 9/11, their families and families of the fallen. The series also provides wounded service members encouragement and the opportunity to pursue the sport of running, walking or cycling to assist in physical and emotional rehabilitation.
About Hope For The Warriors: Founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post-9/11 veterans, service members and military families. Since its inception, Hope For The Warriors has served over 40,000 through a variety of support programs focused on health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition. One of the nonprofit’s first programs, Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships, has awarded 192 scholarships to caregivers and families of the fallen. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.