The Patriot Run

Sat April 18, 2020 Newark, DE US 19711 Directions
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The Pepe 4.2 Miler

$30 $25 9:00AM EDT
228 spots left. Price increases after April 17, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
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Place
Klondike Kate's
158 East Main Street
Newark, DE US 19711
Description

What is the definition of a Patriot?

According to Webster it is one who loves and supports his or her country.

But we would like to add a little more to that definition.  A Patriot is also someone who loves and supports his friends and family.

That is who Chris Pepe was and what he will always be remembered as...A Patriot.

Join us on Saturday April 18th for the Patriot Run in Newark in honor of Captain Christopher S. Pepe US Air Force.

Chris was a huge supporter of Pat's Run in honor of Pat Tillman.  Chris and his friends would go out to Arizona every year to run and support the great cause.  We thought it was only appropriate to have a 4.2 Mile Run/Walk.

The money raised will go to a scholarship fund for high school students in Chris' name.

 

*Participants will receive a Patriot Run hat.

Bib Pick Up and Day of Registration

Saturday April 18th at Klondike Kate's

Registration and Bib Pick Up

8:00am till 8:45am

 

4.2 Miler starts on Academy Street

9:00am

Post Race Celebration

After your amazing 4.2 Run/Walk, join us back at Klondike Kate's for a celebration in Pepe's honor.

We will have some delicious food and cold brews (21 and older).

Post race celebration from 9:30am - 11:30am.  

Awards and Age Groups

4.2 Mile Run/Walk

Overall Male/Female

Overall Masters Male/Female

Top 3 in each age group

13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69,70+

Why 4.2 Miles?

Every year Chris and friends would fly out to Arizona to run in Pat's Run.

It is a 4.2 mile race in honor of the Pat Tillman.  Pat was a Patriot.

On the evening of April 22, 2004, Pat’s unit was ambushed as it traveled through the rugged, canyon terrain of eastern Afghanistan. His heroic efforts to provide cover for fellow soldiers as they escaped from the canyon led to his untimely and tragic death via fratricide.

Find our more about their organization HERE.

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