Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Hats Off America 10K Run 5K Run/Walk

13th Hats Off America Red T-Shirt 10K Run/5K Run or Walk

--Founder Sparky George of San Ramon has run 10,500 miles since September 2002 to honor memory of fallen soldiers--

Come and join Sparky George, the Bear Flag Runner and an old Marine, at the 13th Hats Off America Red T-Shirt 10K Run/5K Walk on Saturday, November 8 beginning at 10 a.m. at Sycamore Valley Park, 2101 Holbrook Drive, Danville, rain or shine. Entry fee is $35 per person. There is no entry fee for volunteers. All runners and volunteers will receive a red t-shirt, and lunch donated by El Balazo Restaurant.

Hats Off America will send a check for $3,000 to the Gold Star Arroyave family, bringing the total to $11,100. See their story at www.hatsoffamerica.us.

Founder Sparky George, owner of Classic Auto Restoraton and Repair in San Ramon, has run 10,500 miles since September 2002 to honor the memory of fallen soldiers. Sparky has been running six miles a night, five nights a week, with a five-pound weight pack since September 15, 2002 and has run 10,500 miles (by the run date)and counting for Hats Off America, a non-profit organization that raises money and awareness for the families of soldiers who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom.

El Balazo, four years, Domenico's and Danville Advertising are HOA sponsors.

Ten Hats Off America fundraising events are held each year and include Hats Off America 10K Run/5K Walk on September 6, 2008, November 8, 2008, February 7, 2009 and June 6, 2009; 6th Annual Casino Night, March 21, 2009 and the 6th Annual Car Show, May 16/17, 2009.

For information or to register or volunteer, contact Sparky George at (925) 855-1950 or thebearflagrunner@yahoo.com The site includes links to other organizations that support our troops. Hats Off America is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.

Hats Off America, Americans taking care of American families.

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