Sweat For Vets News
Sweat For Vets, in partnership with Brush Mountain Sportsman Association, has announced the date for the 2018 Sweat For Vets Challenge is Sunday, November 4. 2018. This year’s race will again feature the challenging 10K trail race as well as a 5K trail race and 5K walk. Families and friends are welcome to join in the festivities and cheer on their favorite participants as they support Veterans throughout central Pennsylvania.
We are extremely excited to announce our guest speaker for the 2017 Sweat For Vets race is CSM Harry Buchanan III. He currently serves as the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Pennsylvania National Guard. We would like to thank CSM Buchanan for his continued service to our Country and State and welcome him to the largest Veterans Day fundraiser in central Pennsylvania. Please read CSM Buchanan’s bio below.
Sweat For Vets proudly presents a check for $20,000 to the US Armed Forces Mothers and the Vietnam Veterans of America # 967 at the James Van Zandt VA Hospital in Altoona, PA on 27 January 2017. For the second year in a row, over 600 participants, families, and friends took park in the event at the Brush Mountain Sportsman Club. The committee would like to thank all of the runners, supporters, sponsors, and volunteers of the event. We are happy to announce the 2017 Sweat For Vets Challenge will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 again at the Brush Mountain Sports Club in the Pinecroft area of Altoona. We look forward to seeing everyone at the next event.
Sweat For Vets present a check for $20,000 to the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home as it continues to support Veterans in the Central Pennsylvania area. This check represents over 400 $45 gift cards for Walmart/Sam’s Club which were distributed to every resident of the home. Over 600 runners, family members, and friends supporting this year’s Sweat For Vets Challenge at the Brush Mountain Sportsman Club in the Pinecroft area of Altoona. The committee would like to thank all of the participants, supporters, sponsors, and volunteers who helped put on this event. Thank you for supporting local Veterans!
On 8 December 2014, Sweat For Vets was proud to present a check for $13,500.00 to the James E. Van Zandt Veterans Hospital in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Proceeds from the Sweat for Vets Challenge go directly back to support local Veterans in the central Pennsylvania area. The committee would like to thank all of the participants, volunteers, friends, and family of the event for supporting this great cause.