Long Island Goes Virtual

Photo Caption: An adaptive cyclist prepares to participate in the 2014 Run For The Warriors, Long Island.

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. – Online registration is now open for the virtual Hope For The Warriors 13th Annual Run For The Warriors, Long Island presented by AARP Long Island, taking place Nov. 7-14. The virtual event hosts several options for all levels of runners and adaptive cyclists with each participant picking his/her own course and start time.

The options for the virtual 13th Annual Run For The Warriors, Long Island include:

  • Virtual 5K (includes a t-shirt and patch) for a $25 registration fee.
  • Virtual 10K (includes a t-shirt, patch and coin) for a $35 registration fee.
  • Virtual open distance registration, run or walk any distance for a $25 registration fee.
  • Sponsor a Warrior, allow a warrior to participate in the virtual event at no cost to him/her for $35.

Participants are encouraged to register online before Oct. 23 to receive his/her mailed t-shirt (if purchased) before race day at runforthewarriors.orgHowever, registration will remain open until Nov. 6.

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.

For more information or to register for the 13th Annual Run For The Warriors, Long Island, visit runforthewarriors.org.


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 33,500 through a variety of support programs focused on clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition. One of the nonprofit’s first programs, Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships, has awarded over 140 scholarships to caregivers and families of the fallen. In addition, Run For The Warriors has captured the hearts of over 27,500 since 2010. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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