Eagles, it’s our turn to honor the rebellious spirit of our Founding Fathers by taking on the 1776 Gauntlet. The 1776 Gauntlet is a total of 1,776 reps that will push you to the limit and remind you of the grit that built this great nation.
Memorial Day is when we remember and honor the more than 1.3 million U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the Armed Forces. Here are a few of the service members Team RWB staff are dedicating their miles to this year.
The Allied troops faced many obstacles when they stormed the beaches of Normandy, but they tackled them head on. Their bravery marked the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe.
The Eagle Up Ultra, unofficially the world’s largest 24-hour ultra event, returns on 3 June, and Team Red, White & Blue (Team RWB) is grateful to once again be a beneficiary of the race.
Jeff Burton, an Army National Guard veteran, recently took on the 4x4x48 challenge to raise funds for Team RWB.
Bryana Allen, Team RWB’s Associate Director of Content and Channel Strategy, is a proud military brat from a family rooted in military service. Her mother, father, and stepparents have collectively served over 100 years and her extended family has connections to the military going back to WWI.
In 2004, six years before the first Taji 100, a young second lieutenant stationed in Camp Taji was already challenging himself by running to stay in shape. That second lieutenant was Team RWB's Deputy Director, John Pinter. Twenty years later, he shares how his experience at Camp Taji motivates him to lace up his running shoes and participate in this year's Taji 100.
Every year, Team RWB Executive Director Mike Erwin challenges Team RWB staff to complete a Big Fitness Goal (BFG). It’s a publicly declared fitness goal that requires significant training and commitment to achieve within the calendar year. And this year, he’s challenging you to join us!
On October 30, Dr. Helen Knowles will tackle 26.2 miles through the streets of our nation’s capital to complete the 47th Marine Corps Marathon. Crossing a marathon finish line is a significant accomplishment for any runner, but for Knowles, the event is much more than a race medal - it’s an opportunity to honor Navy veteran Mark McNabb.