Escort to Arlington Challenge presented by Wreaths Across America

Mon March 1 - Sat December 18, 2021

Escort to Arlington Challenge

In 2021, Wreaths Across America is launching the Stem to Stone Arlington Challenge, travelling 737 miles from the Wreaths Across America Headquarters in Columbia Falls, Maine to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia- just like the convoy!


This Challenge begins on March 1, 2021 and concludes on December 18, 2021 - National Wreaths Across America Day. Over the 293 days, participants will be responsible to walk, run or bike for an average of 2.51 miles per day!

SignUp Today- Only $70!

Countdown To Complete The Challenge

How Does It Work?

Log your miles over the 293 days, with an average of 2.51 miles per day while purposefully running, walking, or biking in honor of a Veteran.


Follow your progress on an Interactive Map as you head to Arlington.


For your efforts, you will earn Virtual Badges along the way while reaching various Milestones.  Additionally, we have an awesome Challenge shirt and finishers medal for those completing the Challenge!


Become a Fundraiser, Create/Join A Team, & Support Wreaths Across America!

Challenge FAQ's

Join us on National Wreaths Across America Day

December 18, 2021

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,100 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.


Join us by sponsoring a veterans’ wreath at a cemetery near you, volunteering or donating to a local sponsorship group.

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Important Dates


• Registration Opens - Begin Logging Miles on March 1, 2021


• One Time Log of Miles from January 1 - February 28, 2021 in March


• Shirts & Finisher Medals Begin Shipping in October


• Stem to Stone Arlington Challenge Concludes on December 18, 2021

Become A Fundraiser


Be sure to get the most out of your Challenge efforts by becoming a Fundraiser!


Each donation of $15 sponsors a fresh balsam veteran’s wreath that will be placed on the headstone of an American hero on December 18, 2021, as part of National Wreaths Across America Day.


Thank you for your support of the Stem to Stone Arlington Challenge presented by Wreaths Across America!


Download the RaceJoy App


For the full Challenge experience, be sure to get the app! 


Receive audio along the way to encourage, plus enjoy cheers from supporters!


Log Your Miles


You can begin submitting your results starting March 1st and the Challenge ends December 18th. All activities must be entered into the system by December 18 (11:59 p.m. EST).

Submit Your Results Challenge FAQ's

Being Active Is More Fun With Friends!

Teams & Referrals

Refer 5 registrations and get a $20 refund! 


Referrals can only be credited to you when a registration is completed using your unique URL. Make sure your friends and family use your link to get to the registration site!  Your unique URL can be found in your RunSignup account: To find the URL, or the status of your referrals, log in to, click on My Profile, under Runner Links section (at the bottom), My Referrals. 


During registration, you can create a Team.  Together, your friends, colleagues, and community can become involved in the Stem to Stone Arlington Challenge!


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