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Be SUPER for our HEROS! Run/Walk our 5K or beast mode it at our half marathon!

show YOUR support for our brothers and sisters suffering from PTS and TBI by joining us this Sunday at Gig Harbor's Race For A Soldier! It's not too late to register so click here!

See a video run-through of the race

​Though the Miles with Miguel practice runs are over, you can still see videos and advice on the upcoming race.

Show your Red, White and Blue at Race For A Soldier

Join us on September 25th for our annual Half Marathon and 5K. Let's get creative and show your colors! You don't have to be a professional artist but lets see what you can do with the colors RED, WHITE and BLUE.  

The Tom Taylor Family YMCA is offering FREE child watch services at Race For A Soldier

The Tom Taylor Family YMCA will provide Child Watch on Sunday, September 25, 7:30-11am for children of race participants ages 6 weeks to 9 years for free if you register by September 19th...

Traffic Advisory for September 25th, 2016 Race For A Soldier

Whether you live in Gig Harbor or are planning on attending the event, please be advised there will be temporary road closures during the race.

Race For A Soldier Packet Pick Up at Best Western Wesley Inn & Suites

On Friday and Saturday, from 10am - 3pm, you can pickup your packet at Best Western Plus Wesley Inn & Suites. Or, you can pick it on Race Day from 6:30am - 7:45am at the Tom Taylor Family YMCA.

 

Be SUPER for our HEROS! Run/Walk our 5K or beast mode it at our half marathon!
Miles with Miguel
Child Watch on Race Day at the YMCA
Traffic Advisory for Race For A Soldier 2016
Race For A Soldier packet pick up at Best Western Wesley Inn & Suites
Donate to the cause | make a one time donation to the Permission To Start Dreaming FoundationPull For A Soldier, 9/15/2016 - click here to learn morePrayer Breakfast 2016 - click for more informationRace For A Soldier, 9/25/2016 - click here to learn more

Registration block

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.

 

Registration block

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.

Wesley Inn & Suites of Gig Harbor - 5K Miles 1 and 3 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Route 16 Running & Walking - Mile 2 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Wesley Inn & Suites of Gig Harbor - 5K Miles 1 and 3 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
Kenny Mayne - Mile 5 sponsor for 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
Air Force Reserve - Mile 8 Sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Mile 9: Kyle's Mile in memory of Kyle Marshall Farr | a special thanks to Thelma L Channon
Photography for Goodness Sake - proud sponsor of Race For A Soldier
361 Degrees | Mile 11 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Seattle Seahawks - Mile 12 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
SAFE Boats International - Mile 13 sponsor of Race For A Soldier

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.

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