2017 Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K - CT Trail Run

Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00 AM
Depot Road
Groton, CT

Event Summary:
REGISTRATION IS OPEN... In honor of the daily sacrifices made by the brave men and women in all branches of the United States Military, Spartyka Foundation is proud to host the Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K Run/Walk
Event Details:

In honor of the daily sacrifices made by the brave men and women in all branches of the United States Military, Spartyka Foundation is proud to host the 7th Annual Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K Connecticut Trail Run.

The Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K Trail Run/Walk comes to Connecticut at Bluff Point State Park in Groton. Registration opens at 08:00am, and the race begins at 09:00am. The Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K welcomes runners and walkers (competitive and leisure) of all ages and anyone with a patriotic spirit who wants to show support for the troops and veterans who have served our country.

We hope you’ll join us in making the 7th Annual Connecticut Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K a huge success!

REGISTRATION: Athletes may pre-register for $30 to avoid delays during race day registration. Online registration is open until 12:30pm Thursday, May 11, 2017. The entry fee will increase to $35 on race day. Race day registration and check-in begins at 08:00 a.m. REGISTRATION WILL END PROMPTLY AT 08:50 a.m. T-shirts will not be guaranteed for registrations received after Tuesday, May 02, 2017. 





Race packets with T-shirts and numbers will be provided at the Registration Table on Race Day.

This is a trail run through Bluff Point State Park.

 Everyone will receive a Finishers medal once they cross the finish line. Awards will be given to top three male & female overall finishers, keep in mind this is more to raise funds and awareness for those that have paid the near ultimate sacrifice for this country over winning an award.

Race participants are encouraged, but not required, to collect additional funds by requesting donations from family, friends and co-workers. Donate online, or e-mail jimi.partyka@gmail.com for sample donation letters and forms. You may also create a fundraising page at:
FUNDRAISING URL: https://www.raceit.com/fundraising/?event=40065
Top fundraisers can earn Spartyka swag as a reward for their efforts! $250 earns a Spartyka water bottle... $500 earns a Spartyka cinch bag... $750 earns a Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K sweatshirt... $1000 earns a Spartyka fleece blanket!
WARRIOR OF THE DAY PRESENTATION: The Spartyka Warrior of the Day initiative is an opportunity for us to thank someone for their military service. Our aim is to honor and recognize their service and remind the public of the sacrifices made daily by our military members. This year we will be honoring - US Army Colonel(Ret) Kevin Brown

HONOR AND REMEMBER FLAG PRESENTATION: The Connecticut Chapter of Honor and Remember will present a personalized Honor and Sacrifice Flag to a family whose loved one has paid the ultimate sacrifice for this country. This year we will be honoring - Patrolman Frank A. Gwiazdowski  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For more information about opportunities to become a sponsor, participant or volunteer please contact Jimi Partyka, Race Director at jimi.partyka@gmail.com or at 757.515.6538

Spartyka Nation is a Virginia Beach-based clothing company inspired by the character and heart of the modern day warrior. Created with military troops, mixed martial arts fighters and other hard core athletes in mind, Spartyka Nation apparel is specially designed for individuals who need clothing with the attitude to match their power and determination.

The vision for Spartyka Nation is fueled by founder and owner Mr. Jimi Partyka, a warrior himself, who is active duty in the United States Navy, having already served more than 21 years, with multiple deployments and leadership positions. Mr. Partyka is using his entrepreneurial energy to reach out to others with a fighting spirit... the warriors of our time.

Spartyka Nation is a proud supporter of the troops and veterans throughout the world.

For more information about Spartyka Nation, visit www.SpartykaNation.com. Apparel will be available for purchase on Race Day.

Event Tags:
5 K, Running Event, Trail

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