Jack Duffy 500 Power-Up Challenge

Virtual Run/ Walk/ Ride Event
August 8 - 16, 2020

Jack Duffy 500 Power-Up Challenge

Completed: 4,847.263


Goal: 500


We’ve hit our goal 9 times!

Post Your Activities

Submit the miles you run, walk, or ride from August 8 - 16 to help meet our 500-mile goal. Also, share some activity photos while wearing your challenge t-shirt with your family, friends, team mates, or pets to inspire others and show your connection to our virtual community!

Please stay safe and follow CDC and local public health guidelines on hygiene and physical distancing.

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About Jack
A 2017 graduate of Hatboro-Horsham High School, Jack was president of the National Honor Society and an accomplished runner on the Cross Country and Track teams. He earned a National Merit Letter of Commendation and was an AP Scholar with Distinction. After High School, Jack developed and founded three businesses with the goal of helping others. He studied at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire before taking time off to travel. Jack played chess from a young age and would take on any challengers. He also had a great love of the outdoors and wildlife and enjoyed hiking with family and friends. On his website, Jack stated that his purpose was to “serve, help, and empower others.” He is immensely missed by his family and friends, whom he helped greatly with his sharp intellect, kindness, and unique insight.

Event proceeds benefit NAMI Montgomery County PA to raise awareness for mental health and help fund their no-cost mental health education, support, and advocacy programming in our community.

Your support of NAMI makes a difference in the lives of individuals and families impacted by mental illness, which is more important now than ever.

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Jack Duffy 500 Power-Up Challenge!

The Jack Duffy 5K Power Run is “powering up” to a 500 Mile Virtual Run/ Walk/ Ride Event! This second annual event is held to celebrate the life of Jack Duffy, a brilliant and kind young man, Hatboro-Horsham graduate, Dartmouth student, entrepreneur, and accomplished runner whose purpose was “to serve, help, and empower others.” Proceeds will benefit NAMI Montgomery County PA.

The virtual event will run from Saturday, August 8 through Sunday, August 16. Run, walk, or ride your bike wherever you enjoy the outdoors! Participants can form teams and set their own goals in addition to contributing to the overall 500 mile group challenge. Join our virtual community to promote physical and mental health and share your activity photos on this site to connect with and inspire others!

Registration is open through August 16. Awards will be given to the top teams and individuals based on contribution to our distance goal in each activity category.


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