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On this Veterans Day...

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." 
— JFK   

On this Veterans Day, the Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation is committed to elevating the lives of our Veterans and their families while pledging to live worthy of the 1% who serve our Country...

We share our thanks!

To our thousands of runners and spectators, hundreds of volunteers, dozens of sponsors, and countless military members, and the people and services of Gig Harbor, we would like to thank one and all for making this year's event another huge success!

Click here to see the race results, and come back soon for an extensive recap and information on next year's race.

On this Veterans Day, the Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation is committed to elevating the lives of our Veterans and their families while pledging to live worthy of the 1% who serve our Country.
We thank you!
Donate to the cause | please consider making a donation to the Permission To Start Dreaming FoundationPull For A Soldier, DATE TBD, 2018 - click here to learn moreSwing For A Soldier, DATE TBD, 2018 - click here to learn morePrayer Breakfast, 9/21/2018, 7:00 am - click here to learn moreRace For A Soldier, 9/23/2018 at 7:45am - Registration opening soon!

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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.

Niagara Bottling, LLC | Mile 1 sponsor of the Race For A Soldier 5K
wear blue: run to remember | Mile 2 sponsor of the Race For A Soldier 5K
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
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 Wounded Warrior Project
Wells Fargo - Mile 10 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Mile 11: Mortgage Solutions Financial
Seattle Seahawks - Mile 12 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
361 Degrees | 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.

Major sponsors and 5K sponsor
Best Western | Wesley Inn & Suites of Gig Harbor
SAFE Boats International
Washington Patriot Construction LLC
Washington Water Service
Skookum Contract Services
CenturyLink
Metagenics: Genetic Potential Through Nutrition
Labor Works: Industrial Staffing Specialists
Subaru of Puyallup