Orion International

About the 2nd Annual Patriot Challenge 5K

In Support of Wounded Service Members, Transitioning Combat Veterans, and Children of Fallen Military Service Members
Patriot Challenge 5K

Join us for the 2nd Annual Patriot Challenge 5K on September 26, 2015 at Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre! This family friendly event will feature a timed 5K run/walk for adults and kids alike, and plenty of fun for the whole family.

Proceeds directly benefit our partner Veterans Organizations - Operation Military Embrace, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, and Warrior Hike.

2015 Gold Sponsors

L&E Research
L&E Research

2015 Silver Sponsors

Systematic Business Consulting
Systematic Business Consulting
Omega Sports
Omega Sports

2015 Bronze Sponsors

Cumberland Therapy Services
McGladrey LLP
Computer Geeks
Opex Technologies
Old North Utility Services
Choice Sign Supply LLC


Register as an individual or as part of a team! If choosing to register as part of a team, be sure to indicate your team name during registration where prompted.

  • Online Registration is Closed
    You may still sign up at Race-Day Registration!

  • Race-Day Registration - September 26
    5K Run/Walk (timed) - $35 - Payment Options Below
    Race Day Payment Options:
    Checks: Make checks payable to Operation Military Embrace. On the Memo line, please list Patriot Challenge 5K.
    Cash: Exact Cash will be accepted - change will NOT be available. (Excess cash payments will be accepted as donations toward Operation Military Embrace. - Thank You!)

    **Please Note: Race shirts are only guaranteed to participants who register on or before Tuesday, September 15th. Any participants registering after September 15th will receive a shirt on a first come, first serve basis on race day.

2015 Event Schedule

  • Race Day Schedule - Saturday September 26th, 2015
    View the course map and other detailed locations here

    7:30 am - 8:50 am - Visit our All American Color Booth! Add some strs and stripes to your arms, legs, face, or hair. - Dont forget the photo op!

    8:00 am - Check in and packet pick-up; Late Registration

    9:00 am - Chip Timed 5K Run and Walk - Led by members of Rolling Thunder

      Following The 5K Run/Walk:
    • Snacks and Beverages
    • Music and Awards - awards provided by Omega Sports
    • Raffle with over $1,000 in prizes! - Only $5 per raffle ticket!
    • Pull-Up Challenge with local Marine Corps Recruiters

**This is a RAIN or SHINE event!**

Our Partners
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