Debra Beattie writes:
Suffolk County United Veterans, a non-profit organization that helps homeless and at-risk returning Veterans, is proud to be the recipient of the combined efforts of a number of community groups and volunteers who are hosting the 3rd Annual Riverfront 24 Endurance Run/Walk Race. The event, which will include a range of individual and team challenges, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., on April 13-14 at the Riverhead Town waterfront.
Denise Mast of New York Adventure Racing Association said, “NYARA is excited to partner with the Riverfront 24 race. It’s a different type of race for us but it embodies the spirit of adventure and endurance while raising money for our veterans, to whom we are so grateful.” Events include a 24- and 12-hour endurance race in individual and team formats. In addition, there will be 24 Tough Guy/Gal challengers competition. Teams may participate with a limitless number of teammates. Prizes and trophies will be given out to top solo competitors and teams. Race Chairperson Debra Beattie noted:
“The phenomenal thing about this event is the way that so many different organizations have come together to show their support of SCUV. “
Entertainment at the site of the event will include music by the Selden Cadets and Broadway Blotto, who wrote performed the 1970s hit, I Wanna Be A Lifeguard, and a DJ for all 24 hours. The event will also host a Car Show, pancake breakfast, community exhibitors, and a fund-raising raffle of gift baskets.
Contact: Debra Beattie, Race Director
Tel: (631) 369-4418 x 1140 , via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to http://www.riverfront24.com/
Sponsors include Riverhead Ford Lincoln, Cablevision, NYARA, Road ID, the American Patriot Heroes Fund, Multisport Soldier, and the Selden Cadets. For more information and for event registration, go to:
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