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09-19-2012

Homecoming 5K to Support Track & Field, Vets

A fun new fundraising event will be part of the Homecoming festivities this year at VWC. The VWC Cross Country Team/American Legion Post 35 Homecoming 5k trail race will take place on Sat., Oct. 6 at 8 a.m. and is open to runners and walkers of all abilities throughout the Hampton Roads community. Half of the proceeds will go to VWC’s Cross Country/Track & Field teams and the other half will go to support the community work that Post 35 does with our military veterans and their families. Following the race at 9 a.m, there will be a 1K (.62 miles) "Walk With A Vet," in which participants can have the opportunity to walk with older and/or wounded veterans. Before and after the race, local legend Johnny Brown,(age 93 will be selling and signing his new book, The 16th Cavalry Spearhead to the Rhine with General Patton. Visit the race registration site for prices and further details.

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