Barksdale Federal Credit Union is hosting the 3rd Annual Warrior Run at Veterans Park on Clyde Fant Parkway, near Stoner Avenue, Saturday, March 24 starting at 8 a.m.
This 10K/5K Run will be held to display appreciation for the service and sacrifice of Veterans.
Proceeds will support Overton Brooks VA Medical Center programs such as: homeless Veteran services, rehabilitation equipment, social service assistance, comfort items, transportation, holiday gifts and other services. All of the proceeds received will benefit our Veterans through these programs.
Sarah Nettles will sing the national anthem. Col Jonathan Ellis, commander of the Air Force Reserve Command’s 307th Bomb Wing at Barksdale, will say a few words prior to race start. Eric Shaw will provide music. Jambalaya by Yvette’s International Cuisine and other refreshments will be served after the race. The Red Cross staff will also be providing refreshments.
This will be a chip timed event administered by SportsSpectrum. Individuals can register at www.sportspectrumusa.com or at the event on Saturday. Photos from last year’s event can be seen at www.facebook.com/OBVAMC.