9th Annual Impact A Hero Weekend begins May 18

This year, Impact A Hero anticipates more than 3,000 runners, including  50 wounded heroes and their families. Honorary Chairman, Houston Texans Head football Coach Gary Kubiak and several of his coaches and players, Lady Texans, cheerleaders and Toro will participate alongside wounded veterans.  The Texans will be sponsoring the Kids area. Funds raised help by providing emotional & financial support for our wounded veterans and their families. Please join Impact A Hero’s 9th Annual 5K Walk Run and Wheel, benefitting our wounded veterans.

Impact A Hero gives Houstonians an opportunity to join national celebrities at Impact A Hero Weekend, May 18th – 20th.  Meet and thank our severely wounded post 9/11 servicemen and women for sacrificing their minds, bodies and sometimes their lives.  In 2012, the Impact A Hero Weekend set a new record of over $910,000 in donations, sponsorships and participation.

Philanthropist, Founder and CEO of the NFL Houston Texans, Bob McNair and Center Chris Myers and team continue their longstanding support for this exciting weekend.  The McNair Foundation and the Houston Texans have been supporting this event since 2005.

Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 am – Events include: Impact A Hero 5k Walk Run and Wheel at Reliant Stadium. This year, Impact A Hero anticipates more than 3,000 runners, including 50 wounded heroes and their families. Honorary Chairman, Houston Texans Center Chris Myers and several of his coaches and players will participate with their wounded heroes. Afterwards, the crowd will be entertained by a live concert.

Saturday, May 18  6:05 pm – Sugar Land Skeeters and local fans will be honoring our wounded heroes during the game celebrating Hero Night.

Sunday, May 19 at 5:00 pm – Houston Texans, Bob McNair and wife Janice are the Honorary Chairs of the Hall of Fame Gala Dinner, Diamonds & Denim on Sunday, May 19 on the floor of Reliant Stadium.  Corporate leaders, philanthropists and sport celebrities will come together to raise funds in support of our wounded veterans and their families.

Monday, May 20 at 10:00 am – The Impact A Hero Golf Challenge will begin at Champions Golf Club with Honorary Chairman Jackie Burke.

Visit www.impactahero.org  for more details.

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