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Event Info:
Purpose
Hire Heroes USA is a Charity Partner of the 2012 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) in order to increase public awareness of our program and to raise $100,000 to support our veteran service provision.

Event Details
The MCM is the fourth largest marathon in the U.S. and the eighth largest in the world with 30,000 runners registering annually. Hire Heroes USA has 50 running spots available. Runners MUST register no later than Sunday, August 5th in order to run with the Hire Heroes USA Team. For those wishing to run in the 2012 MCM, charity partners like Hire Heroes USA provide an outstanding opportunity to “run for a reason”.

Event Schedule
The 2012 Marine Corps Marathon start gun is at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 28th in Arlington, Virginia, but certain recommended and mandatory events begin as early as Thursday the 25th.

Hire Heroes USA Team Runners
Participants that register to run the Marine Corps Marathon with Hire Heroes USA commit to raising at least $500 for Hire Heroes USA veteran programs and services.

Benefits:

  • Guaranteed entry into the 2012 Marine Corps Marathon
  • Hire Heroes USA singlet or technical t-shirt for race day (runner’s choice)
  • Hire Heroes USA training t-shirt
  • Personalized fundraising tools and web page
  • Access to USATF certified team coaches and personalized training plans
  • Invitation for you and (1) guest to a complimentary team dinner at the Marriott Crystal City Hotel at Reagan National Airport on Saturday, October 27th.
  • Storage of personal items during the race
  • Hire Heroes USA gym bag for runners that raise at least $600
  • Hire Heroes USA embroidered micro-fiber half-zip for runners that raise at least $1,000

Event Contact Information

The Hire Heroes USA Team Captain is Nate Smith, Hire Heroes USA Executive Director.

For more information about this event in general, please contact Matthew Vieson via phone: (678) 966-7953, or via email: mvieson@hireheroesusa.org

Event Location:
Route 110 South of Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA 22211
Need directions?

Event Schedule:

Health and Fitness Expo and Packet Pick-Up
- DC Armory (Expo is optional, but packets must be picked up before race day)
10/25/2012 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Health and Fitness Expo and Packet Pick-Up (Continued)10/26/2012 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Health and Fitness Expo and Packet Pick-Up (Continued)10/27/2012 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Hire Heroes USA Team Banquet with guest speaker, at the Marriott Crystal City Hotel at Reagan National Airport.(Complimentary for runners and one guest)10/27/2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marathon Start Gun - 8:00AM10/28/2012
Fees:
Runner: No Fees
Participants that register to run the Marine Corps Marathon with HHUSA commit to raising at least $500 for Hire Heroes USA.

Benefits: Guaranteed entry into the 2012 Marine Corps Marathon; Hire Heroes USA singlet or technical t-shirt for race day (runner’s choice); Hire Heroes USA training t-shirt; Personalized fundraising tools and web page; Access to USATF certified team coaches and personalized training plans; Preference for Hire Heroes’ USA-reserved rooms at the Crystal City Marriott for the weekend; Invitation for you and (1) guest to a complimentary team banquet on Saturday, October 27th; Storage of personal items during the race; Hire Heroes USA gym bag for runners that raise at least $600; embroidered micro-fiber half-zip for runners that raise $1,000

Rewards:

  
Participant Level
Gold ($1,500.00 + ) 
   Rewards: Gym Bag and Micro Fiber Half Zip - Hire Heroes USA gym bag and micro-fiber zip for runners that raise at least $1500 and above.

Silver ($1,000.00 - $1,499.00) 
   Rewards: Micro-Fiber half Zip - Hire Heroes USA embroidered micro-fiber half-zip for runners that raise at least $1,000.

Bronze ($500.00 - $999.00) 
   Rewards: Gym bag - Hire Heroes USA gym bag for runners that raise at least $600.

  







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