Wounded Warrior Races Benefits Injured Soldiers

To honor members of the U.S. military and raise money for injured soldiers, the second annual Wounded Warrior Half Marathon, 10K and 1-Mile Fun Run takes to the streets June 10, in Las Colinas. The funds raised benefit the Semper Fi Fund, which provides assistance to combatinjured marines and sailors, and the Reserve Aid, which gives financial support to reserve service members from all branches of the military in need of hospitalization and recovery assistance such as home modifications, customized transportation and specialized equipment.

A one-mile military escort run at 6:45 a.m., a 13.1-mile half-marathon at 7 a.m., and a 10-kilometer race at 7:15 a.m. will be held. The course starts and finishes at Williams Square, in downtown Las Colinas, which is fairly flat and includes running on the scenic and wooded Campion Trail.

A post-race party will be held 8:15 a.m., with food, drink, live music and awards. Country music recording artist Dave Roberts, a Texas native currently serving in Afghanistan as a Marine captain cobra pilot, will perform. Half-marathon and 10K awards will be presented between 9 and 10 a.m.

Location: 5215 North O’Connor Blvd., Williams Square, Las Colinas. For more information, call 214-502-9837 or visit WoundedWarriorHalf.com.

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