5K FOR HEROES
Saturday February 1, 2014
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
RUN 5K/WALK A MILE TO HEAL PTSD
Building the Bridge from War to Home
One Step At A Time
Run 5K or Walk a Mile to Heal PTSD
Local men and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering PTSD and/or TBI - "the invisible wounds of war".
America Helping Heroes and Horses 4 Heroes have partnered together with the common goal of healing OEF/OIF Veterans.
The goal of 5k for Heroes is to bring the community together in honor of those who have served while raising funds to provide proper treatment and solutions for PTSD and TBI.
Combining horse therapy through Horses 4 Heroes, treatment of PTSD and TBI with famous "brain doctor" and New York Times best selling author Dr. Daniel G. Amen of The Amen Clinic, and an individualized reverse boot camp from the world renowned Tony Robbins Institute - our heroes will be able to move forward in their post-war lives with real help and solutions for the signature injuries of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans.
5K for Heroes is an exciting community event with something for everyone to enjoy. Set on the beautiful Crystal Springs Main trail in Griffith Park, the event will serve to unite Los Angeles to heal PTSD for today's veterans and those of tomorrow.
5K for Heroes is perfect for the serious, seasoned runner, beginners, and those who just want to walk. The course has a dirt surface. The event is open to all ages and levels.
While awareness is raised of the importance of building a bridge from war to home, the atmosphere will be full of celebration with a Registration Pick-Up Party complete with celebrities, incredible gift bags, entertainment, and a bib raffle.
5K FOR HEROES will be an event to be remembered.
RACE PARTCIPATION WAIVER
NOTE: Your registration serves as an acceptance and understanding of the race waiver at the bottom of this page.
Location: Griffith Park
4730 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Crystal Springs Main Trail
PRE-REGISTRATION PICK-UP PARTY: TBD
Friday January 31st, 2014
America Helping Heroes is a non-profit organization founded by author/musician Angela Alegna. Deeply moved by the high rate of veteran suicide and homelessness, Angela wrote the ground-breaking book "Coming Home Moving Forward - Obliterating the Seven Obstacles of Life After War" (AB Publishing).
America Helping Heroes is based on the final scene of "It's A Wonderful Life" with individuals who want to help connecting with those in need. As more and more communities across the country participate in what is fast becoming known as the "Neighborhood Initiative", Angela is spotlighting the many issues that affect our veterans and working on both a community and legislative level to create a proper foundation of coming home and moving forward for all combat veterans present and future.
Horses 4 Heroes is the nation's premier non-profit equestrian support group for the military, veterans, first responders and their families. Through a national network of equestrian facilities and riding centers in 43 states and Canada, Horses 4 Heroes provides able-bodied and therapeutic programs and activities for all ages, riding levels, and supports all breeds and disciplines. Horses 4 Heroes empowers families and changes lives, one equestrian experience at a time.
Dr. Daniel G. Amen of The Amen Clinic with Angela Alegna, founder of America Helping Heroes
Tony Robbins of The Tony Robbins Institute
Angela Alegna with Sydney Knott, founder of Horses 4 Heroes, and Joe"
Note: All fees include a ticket to the concert/pre-party at The Saban Theatre. Additional tickets are available.
Early Bird (Before January 1st)
Individual Adult: $30.00
Individual Youth (13-17): $25.00
Regular Registration (January 1st - January 15th)
Individual Adult: $40.00
Individual Youth (13-17): $35.00
Pre-Race Registration - (August 24th @ the Saban Theatre) - $50.00
5K/Fun Walk Registration PayPal Checkout:
I hereby acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to participate in the 5K for Heroes at Griffith Park. I am aware that running/walking on the trail is a potentially hazardous activity, and I am voluntarily participating in this activity with knowledge of the danger involved and hereby agree to accept any and all risks of injury or death. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run/walk. I am aware of and voluntarily assume all risks associated with running/walking in 5K for Heroes at Griffith Park including, but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, including heat, humidity, extreme cold, traffic, or other conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I agree that I, my heirs, distributees, guardians, legal representatives and other assigns will not make a claim against, sue, attach the property thereof, or prosecute America Helping Heroes, Horses 4 Heroes, Griffith Park, including any and all affiliated individuals, or any other race sponsors and their employees for injury or damage resulting from my participation in 5K for Heroes at Griffith Park. In addition, I hereby release America Helping Heroes, Horses 4 Heroes, Griffith Park, all race sponsors, and affiliated organizations from all actions, claims, or demands that I, my heirs, distributees, guardians, legal representatives, and other assigns now have or hereafter have for injury or damage resulting from my participation in 5K for Heroes at Griffith Park. If I do not follow the rules of this event, I understand that I may be removed from this competition. I give my permission to America Helping Heroes, Horses 4 Heroes, and Griffith Park to use any photographs, video tapes and other recordings of me that are made during the course of the event. Note: For your safety, no pets, bicycles, rollerblades, scooters or skateboards are allowed. Entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are not tax deductible.
Race registration means the participant has read and accepted the following:
Individual Adult Runner/Walker
Individual Youth Runner/Walker
Additional Pre-Party Saban Theatre Tickets