Band of Runners Trail Camp

$7,779 of $10k goal

Raised by 221 people in 3 months
Liza Howard
on behalf of Jason Bryant
 SAN ANTONIO, TX
BAND OF RUNNERS TRAIL CAMP FOR VETERANS

WHO
: The camp serves veterans and Gold Star spouses struggling to connect with their communities and challenged to be physically active. Elite and long-time trail runners, coaches and race directors from across the United States mentor the participants. Band of Runners designed and directed Team RWB’s highly respected National Trail Running Camp for the past five years.

WHAT:  Multiple trail runs in the Blue Ridge Mountains with specialized instruction from elite trail runners covering training, technical trail running, hill running, running form, strength training, nutrition, first aid and blister care, and night running. Nutritious meals, campfires, storytelling, and fellowship included.

WHEN: Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 10-12, 2017

WHERE: Summit Initiatives, a high-performance teaming and training facility near Fincastle, Virginia and the Appalachian Trail in the Blue Ridge Mountains.


WHY: We’ve been honored to successfully connect hundreds of veterans to the trail running community and foster friendships and empathy between runners from military and non-military backgrounds for the past five years with Team RWB. We want to continue to support veterans and survivors’ mental and physical health by opening the doors to the wonderful trail running community and getting them out into the wilderness and onto the trails.


HOW & HOW MUCH: We want this camp to be a project of the trail running  community at large.  One way to be a part of the project is to help fund the camp.  You can also spread the word about our funding needs.  We want to first raise $5000 to sponsor the free attendance of 20 military veterans and then another $5000 to cover the costs of bringing in world-class mentors and coaches -- the strategy we’ve used successfully the past five years that has had an important impact on veterans’ lives.  Help us make this happen!  


REGISTRATION: https://bandofrunners.redpodium.com/band-of-runners-trail-camp
 
WEBSITE: bandofrunners.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact us!

Camp Directors: Band of Runners
Jason & Alison Bryant

Joe Prusaitis
Liza and Eliot Howard

 
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Update 2
Posted by Liza Howard
2 months ago
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Hi Everyone, The wheels are in motion! The camp website will be up this month, and we're expecting our non-profit status to be finalized in February. Co-Camp Director Jason Bryant is withdrawing the funds in his name and will transfer the full amount into the Band of Runners account we're setting up now.
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Update 1
Posted by Liza Howard
3 months ago
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If you still need a meaningful gift for someone, give $5 in their name and make them part of the trail running community's Band of Runners project. I'll email them a Christmas card thanking them for their help along with any other nice thing you'd like me to say. Please share this with your friends and family who are still looking for a good gift for a runner. And thank you to everyone who are already part of this project.
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$7,779 of $10k goal

Raised by 221 people in 3 months
Created December 11, 2016
Liza Howard  
on behalf of Jason Bryant
DB
$50
Donald Brauninger
2 days ago
$50
Heather Stadnisky
2 days ago
BP
$10
Ben Phenix
2 days ago
CH
$10
Chris Halbert
3 days ago
KO
$10
Kyle Orso
5 days ago
CL
$5
Corey Levin
5 days ago
CA
$20
Cheryl Anderson
5 days ago
$10
Cinda Brown
5 days ago
KR
$25
Kerri Reynolds
5 days ago

Woohoo

DM
$25
Dan McIntyre
5 days ago

5 tickets For the shoe raffle this week!

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