Race For A Soldier

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Online registration now open - click here to learn how to register!

Thank you for your interest in Race For A Soldier! Whether you are an accomplished runner or this is your first run of this kind — you are in for an incredible experience for a GREAT cause! The city of Gig Harbor, Washington has welcomed us with open arms and beautiful scenery that makes this event one of a kind.

Foundation founder Leslie Mayne to appear on New Day Northwest at 11am on June 24th 

Once again, Leslie Mayne (founder of the Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation) has been invited to appear on New Day Northwest by host Margaret Larson!

The 2017 Maritime Gig Festival is this weekend, June 3rd & 4th. Join us for the Yo' Ho' Grand Parade on Saturday as we celebrate our beloved Gig Harbor! The parade starts at 10:00 am near Donkey Creek Park and will end near 7 Seas Brewing. 

RIDE FOR RELIEF
To support National PTSD Awareness Day

Saturday/ JUNE 24
8:00am

NobleRush has organized a ride to coincide with National PTSD Awareness day on June 27th. All proceeds from the ride will go to Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation.

Thank you for your courageous leadership, we are proud to partner with you! Camp Patriot offers outdoor recreational therapy programs to wounded and disabled veterans of all generations. Veterans attending Camp Patriot are empowered through their own unique abilities and professional coaching to conquer various outdoor programs.

5K Run Through

​Watch as Miguel Galeana (of Route 16 Running & Walking) takes you through the 2017's 5K run for Race For A Soldier. 

Registration is now open!
Foundation founder Leslie Mayne to appear on New Day Northwest
Join us at the 2017 Maritime Gig Festival!
Ride for Relief
The Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation is proud to support Camp Patriot located in Northwest Montana!
Miles with Miguel
Donate to the cause | please consider making a donation to the Permission To Start Dreaming FoundationSwing For A Soldier, 7/10/2017 at 1pm - click here to learn morePull For A Soldier, 9/08/2017 at 7am - click here to learn morePrayer Breakfast 2017 - click for more informationRace For A Soldier, 9/24/2017 at 7:45am - Registration now open!

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Runners

Run for a Cause

Since our first event in 2011, thousands of runners have run for a cause in beautiful Gig Harbor. If you're ready for the long haul (the half marathon) or prefer a slightly shorter haul (the brand new 5K run/walk), this is an amazing event to be a part of.

 

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Volunteers

Running not your thing?

If you would like to be on our list of volunteers for Race For A Soldier or other Permission To Start Dreaming Events, please contact us using the form below and our Volunteer Coordinators will contact you.

Kenny Mayne - Mile 1 5K sponsor for Race For A Soldier
Wesley Inn & Suites of Gig Harbor - 5K sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Crista Camps | Island Lake and Miracle Ranch - Mile 1 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Peninsula Light Co. - Mile 2 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
The Geneva Foundation - Mile 3 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Burnett Hutchins Real Estate Group - Mile 4 sponsor or Race For A Soldier
Harborstone Credit Union - Mile 5 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Ralph's Concrete Pumping Inc. | Mile 6 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Tides Tavern - Mile 7 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Mile 8 Available - click here to learn more
Mile 9: Kyle's Mile in memory of Kyle Marshall Farr | a special thanks to Wounded Warrior Project
Mile 10 Available
Mile available!
Seattle Seahawks - Mile 12 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Mile available!

Who we help - the Grant Recipients of the Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation

Grant Recipients

Real people, real help

Since its inception in 2011, Race For A Soldier has given more than $145,000 to local and national programs that help soldiers give themselves Permission To Start Dreaming of life beyond their service to country.


Best Western Plus | Wesley Inn & Suites of Gig Harbor
Best Western Plus | Wesley Inn & Suites of Gig Harbor
SAFE Boats International
Washington Patriot Construction LLC
Labor Works: Industrial Staffing Specialists
SAFE Boats International
Subaru of Puyallup