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'Run for Veterans' coming to ETX

'Run for Veterans' coming to ETX
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 12:31pm

Retired USMC Sergeant, Brendan O’Toole, is running across America to raise awareness and funds in support of returning veterans.

O’Toole, President and Founder of The RUN FOR VETERANS ( launched the Run in Oceanside, CA on Veterans Day, November 11, 2012. Setting a goal of running 3,600 miles through 21 states and raising $2 million, O’Toole hopes to promote, on a grassroots level, the positive mental, physical and social well-being of returning veterans and their families. Running an average of 15 miles a day, O’Toole will finish the run in Portland, ME in 2013.

Funds raised will be donated to three nationwide veteran organizations: The USO (, Team Red White and Blue (, and Give an Hour (


Friday, May 3 – Wednesday, May 8


Anticipated Route (via Highway 80)

May 3: Lawrence to Elmo
May 4: Elmo to Edgewood
May 6: Fruitvale – Mineola
May 7: Mineola – Hawkins
May 8: Hawkins - Gladwater

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