Guam USO Rock and Run for Our Heroes 5K Run Dec. 10

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Guam USO Rock and Run for Our Heroes 5K Run Dec. 10

by: Edmund Lebita | .
Guam USO | .
published: November 30, 2016

Join Matson and the Guam USO in supporting our troops at the 12th Annual Rock and Run For Our Heroes in Hagatna.

Tumon, Guam (Nov. 17, 2016) – The Guam USO invites all runners and walkers to the 12th Annual Rock and Run For Our Heroes 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Matson Navigation on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The event is being moved to a new location this year which begins and ends at Skinner Plaza in Hagatna. Featuring a flat course with beautiful views of Agana Bay, this year’s theme is Rock and Run. There will be live music featured throughout the race course and plaza and the first 1,000 finishers will receive a free dri-fit t-shirt.

In addition to supporting the Guam USO and local military service members, all participants will be eligible for a chance to win a United Airlines economy roundtrip airfare to Asia or Micronesia. Pre-registration is available at the USO and Hornet Sports in Tumon, or online at https://guam.uso.org/rockandrun. Pre-registration is $15 per person and $40 for a team of four, students pay $10 with a valid ID. Race day registration is $20 per person. Show time is at 5 a.m. and go time is at 6 a.m.

Funds raised from this event will enable the Guam USO to continue the many programs and services that support the more than 3,500 military members and their families who visit our USO each month, and the thousands more that benefit from our mobile programming.

Your support in events such as this allow the Guam USO to continue providing services that benefit our troops and help to make sure that every moment counts.

For more information follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and on Instagram, or contact Guam USO Programs Manager Edmund Lebita at elebita@uso.org or call 647-4876.

About the USO:

The USO (United Service Organizations) lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families millions of times each year at hundreds of places worldwide. We provide a touch of home through centers at airports and military bases in the U.S. and abroad, top quality entertainment and innovative programs and services. We also provide critical support to those who need us most, including forward-deployed troops, military families, wounded warriors and their families and the families of the fallen.

The USO is a private, nonprofit organization, not a government agency. We rely on the generosity of our volunteers and donors. In addition to individual donors and corporate sponsors, the USO is supported by President’s Circle Partners: American Airlines, AT&T, Clear Channel, Kangaroo Express, Kroger, Lowe’s, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Procter & Gamble, and TriWest Healthcare Alliance and Worldwide Strategic Partners: BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Lockheed Martin, and Microsoft Corporation. We are also supported through the United Way and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC-11381). To join us in this patriotic mission, and to learn more about the USO, please visit uso.org.

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